K Gray
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IR Controlled Individually Addressable RGB LED Strip

This tutorial is for controlling an individually addressable LED strip with Arduino and InfraRed.

BeginnerFull instructions provided30 minutes5
IR Controlled Individually Addressable RGB LED Strip

Things used in this project

Hardware components

Arduino Nano R3
Arduino Nano R3
Any Arduino would work, even two different ones.
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Grove - WS2813 RGB LED Strip Waterproof - 60 LED/m - 1m
Seeed Grove - WS2813 RGB LED Strip Waterproof - 60 LED/m - 1m
Any WS2812 RGB LED strip will work.
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IR receiver (generic)
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IR Control
Any IR control would work, and if you want multi person, just choose two different controls, as you don't want the IR signals being confused by two of the same control.
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Breadboard (generic)
Breadboard (generic)
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Jumper wires (generic)
Jumper wires (generic)
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Through Hole Resistor, 470 ohm
Through Hole Resistor, 470 ohm
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5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
Digilent 5V 2.5A Switching Power Supply
A 5V 5A would be better
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Schematics

RGB LED Strip Arduino Schematic

Code

RGB LED Strip Arduino IR Controller

Code to this tutorial.

Credits

K Gray

K Gray

4 projects • 2 followers
I love making things out of electronic components, coding in python and C++, designing PCBs and lots more.
Thanks to Mike.

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