NeoPixels on Arduino

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Reference

Github

https://github.com/FastLED/FastLED

Connect NeoPixels to Arduino.

NeoPixelArduino
5VCC5V
DIN (Data in)Pin 7
GNDGND

Download the github

Download the ZIP file to your computer.

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Now unzip the folder.

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Move or copy the “FastLED” folder to the Arduino/libraries” folder.

You will also need to rename the folder to “FastLED”.

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In the “examples” folder, there are examples you can run.

Open the file “blink.io”

Edit the code below so that the DATA_PIN is 7.

Now connect your Arduino to your computer and UPLOAD the code. Make sure you have the correct BOARD TYPE and COM port selected.

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The first LED should be blinking.

Try some other examples. Just remember to the change the DATA_PIN to 7. It may be called the LED_PIN.

Try “DemoReel100.io” to see a demo of all the examples.

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