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NeoPixel Jewel - 7 x 5050 RGBW LED w/ Integrated Drivers - Natural White - ~4500K

SKU: ADA2859

$10.16 AUD, inc GST
$9.24 AUD, exc GST

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NeoPixel Jewel - 7 x 5050 RGBW LED w/ Integrated Drivers - Natural White - ~4500K
10.16 AUD

SKU: ADA2859

$10.16 AUD, inc GST
$9.24 AUD, exc GST
In stock, with a short lead time. 100 units dispatch in 4 to 7 days (in addition to the shipping method you choose). Our timing and stock is accurate. Delivery to you by Fri, 27th of Oct with Express Post within Australia.

Be the belle of the ball with the NeoPixel Jewel! These NeoPixel Jewels now have 4 LEDs in them (red, green, blue, and white) for excellent lighting effects.

This is the Natural White RGBW version. We also have this jewel in Warm WhiteCool White, and good ole RGB!

The NeoPixel is 'split', one half is the RGB you know and love, the other half is a white LED with a yellow phosphor. Unlit, it resembles an egg yolk. Lit up these are insanely bright (like ow my eye hurts) and can be controlled with 8-bit PWM per channel (8 x 4 channels = 32-bit color overall). Great for adding lots of colorful + white dots to your project!

Adafruit fit seven of Adafruit's tiny 5050 (5mm x 5mm) smart RGBW LEDs onto a beautiful, round PCB with mounting holes and a chainable design to create what we think is Adafruit's most elegant (and evening-wear appropriate) NeoPixel board yet. Use only one microcontroller pin to control as many as you can chain together! Each LED is addressable as the driver chip is inside the LED. Each one has ~18mA constant current drive so the color will be very consistent even if the voltage varies, and no external choke resistors are required making the design slim. Power the whole thing with 5VDC (4-7V works) and you're ready to rock.

NeoPixel LEDs use 800 KHz protocol so specific timing is required. On NeoPixels, the PWM rate is ~400 Hz, which works well but is noticable if the LED is moving. In comparison, DotStars have a 20 KHz PWM rate, so even when moving the LED around, you won't see the pixelation, the blending is very smooth. (we recommend DotStars if you can use them)

The LEDs are 'chainable' by connecting the output of one Jewel into the input of another. There is a single data line with a very timing-specific protocol. Since the protocol is very sensitive to timing, it requires a real-time microconroller such as an AVR, Arduino, PIC, mbed, etc. It cannot be used with a Linux-based microcomputer or interpreted microcontroller such as the netduino or Basic Stamp. Adafruit's wonderfully-written Neopixel library for Arduino supports these pixels! As it requires hand-tuned assembly it is only for AVR cores but others may have ported this chip driver code so please google around. An 8MHz or faster processor is required.

Comes as a single round board with 7 individually addressable RGBW LEDs assembled and tested.

Adafruit's detailed NeoPixel Uberguide has everything you need to use NeoPixels in any shape and size. Including ready-to-go library & example code for the Arduino UNO/Duemilanove/Diecimila, Flora/Micro/Leonardo, Trinket/Gemma, Arduino Due & Arduino Mega/ADK (all versions)

Technical Details

  • WS2812 Datasheet
  • SK6812 Datasheet
  • Diameter: 22.95mm / 0.9"
  • Weight: 1.4g
  • May ship either WS2812B or SK6812-based LEDs. They are the same brightness, color and protocol
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We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (4-6 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.32 for Express Post (1-2 days, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

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  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

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