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  • Lighting an LED Using an Arduino Board
    November 11, 2020

    Lighting an LED Using an Arduino Board

    LEDs are one of the most popular components, they can be used for a range of things from displays to troubleshooting tools. But how do you use and connect them to an Arduino based development board? Before we connect an...

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  • LED Starter Kit Guide
    February 28, 2020

    LED Starter Kit Guide

    We recently launched our LED Starter Kit which contains over 100 LEDs in a range of different types, colours and sizes. That's a lot of LEDs to use so we thought we'd make a short guide on each type and...

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  • Getting Started With DotStar LEDs
    December 13, 2019

    Getting Started With DotStar LEDs

    DotStar LEDs are extremely popular and are great for creating high quality LED displays. They can easily be controlled using a microcontroller such as an Arduino. We're asked frequently how to connect them and begin to control them so we've put...

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  • Getting Started With NeoPixel LEDs
    December 9, 2019

    Getting Started With NeoPixel LEDs

    NeoPixel LEDs are extremely popular and can be used for a wide variety of uses. They can easily be controlled using a microcontroller such as an Arduino or BBC micro:bit. We're asked frequently how to connect them and begin to...

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  • Addressable LED Strips - Common Questions
    September 21, 2017

    Addressable LED Strips - Common Questions

    We love 'em. LED strips are pretty amazing. You can create amazing lighting installations, shimmering wearables or just add some blinky bling to your living room! But for the beginner, there are some issues which are confusing. Here's a quick...

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