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    Looking for some info on multi-color LED strip lights and controllers. Looking for the best deals homemade controllers etc. I seem to remember people discussing these and working on addressing them via home made controllers any project info, direction, suppliers, or code advice. I did some searching around here but didn't turn up what I was remembering.

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    i strongly recommend pixel pushers...

    you can get them here: https://illuminationsupply.com/pixel...d-strips-c-45/


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    Looking for some info on multi-color LED strip lights and controllers. Looking for the best deals homemade controllers etc. I seem to remember people discussing these and working on addressing them via home made controllers any project info, direction, suppliers, or code advice. I did some searching around here but didn't turn up what I was remembering.

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    However every strip reel offered is back ordered.

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    you can get them here: https://illuminationsupply.com/pixel...d-strips-c-45/
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    that's craig's (csshih) website. ping him for ETA.



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    However every strip reel offered is back ordered.
    suppose you're thinkin' about a plate o' shrimp. Suddenly someone'll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o' shrimp out of the blue, no explanation. No point in lookin' for one, either. It's all part of a cosmic unconciousness.

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    For what it's worth, Adafruit has the exact same LED strips for almost half the price.

    http://www.adafruit.com/products/285
    http://www.adafruit.com/products/306

    they also have these in two densities, which are great!
    http://www.adafruit.com/products/1376
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    no. those aren't the same strips.

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    For what it's worth, Adafruit has the exact same LED strips for almost half the price.

    http://www.adafruit.com/products/285
    http://www.adafruit.com/products/306

    they also have these in two densities, which are great!
    http://www.adafruit.com/products/1376
    suppose you're thinkin' about a plate o' shrimp. Suddenly someone'll say, like, plate, or shrimp, or plate o' shrimp out of the blue, no explanation. No point in lookin' for one, either. It's all part of a cosmic unconciousness.

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    It was Heroic that had an interest in this stuff, maybe you could try PM'ing her.

    I believe that she's designed a controller specifically for this sort of thing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jem View Post
    It was Heroic that had an interest in this stuff, maybe you could try PM'ing her.
    The above mentioned by swami is the Heroic Robotics stuff. Thanks though for the thought.
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    Ah, yes, I see the link has Jas's gear
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    i use an aduino and the glediator software http://www.solderlab.de/index.php/software/glediator
    nd some ws2801 ledstrips from rays store on aliexpress.
    or have a look on aliexpress for led pixel controller

    i looked at getting pixel pusher , but there is no software available for it you have to write your own.
    heroic would sell a lot more of them if there was software to make use of them , but it is powerfull hardware i just dont have the skill set to make us of it
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