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Adafruit NeoPixel Diffused 5mm Through-Hole LED - 5 Pack

Adafruit NeoPixel Diffused 5mm Through-Hole LED - 5 Pack

Regular price $14.34 $13.03 Sale

Key Features:

  • Diffused type Neopixel 5mm LEDs
  • RGB LED with 4 legs
  • Control the LED with high speed PWM for 24-bit color
  • Fast and responsive with a milky-diffusing lens for a soft look

If you like NeoPixel strips you'll love these 5mm diffused through-hole NeoPixels. All the single-pin-controlling-hundreds-of-LEDs goodness in a breadboard friendly format. Each LED looks just like a shorter version of the classic through-hole 5mm RGB LED with 4 legs, but instead of just red/green/blue there's a little chip inside that can control the LED with high speed PWM for 24-bit color.

Power them with 5V and chain them together, tying the Data-Out pin of one to the Data-in of the previous one in the chain. If you're using an Arduino, you can control these LEDs with our wonderfully-written Neopixel library for Arduino. They also work great with Adafruit Trinkets. Note that these are "RGB" instead of "GRB" format used in the 5050-sized LEDs you are so used to. Check in the NeoPixel example code for how to swap the colors automagically.

Item Specifics
5 pack of diffused-type LEDs
Weight: 0.3g
May ship with either WS2812B or SK6812-based LEDs.