Arduino Barebone with NeoPixels

13/06/2014

This is a simple project of Arduino Barebone kit with NeoPixels.

The Arduino Uno Barebone Kit is a low cost way to get started. A very simple project can be connecting a NeoPixel stick to the project.

The NeoPixel stick only requires three connections. They are power, ground and data in.

Connect the DIN (blue wire) to D6 of the Arduino. Red wire to +5v and Black wire to ground.

Software Installation

Follow the NeoPixels library installation guide from Adafruit. Start the Arduino IDE, select the Board as an Uno. Select and upload the strandtest.ino from the NeoPixel library, you should see the NeoPixels light up like the above video.

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