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Old Nov 21, 2011, 10:31 PM
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Messing around with LED's - 11-21-11 (0 min 59 sec)
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Old Feb 10, 2012, 02:17 PM
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Color Changing LEDs for QUAD


Saw your video. Getting a Quad and I have to have that light setup. Found the light strip for $35 from the manufacturer. What else do I need to buy (and do/or learn) to make mine look like your? Looks great. Thanks for any help, tips and ideas concerning best way to power it. Does it need some additional programing card? Thanks again, Larry Cogdell
Old Feb 10, 2012, 03:29 PM
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Here's a thread I started in the Night Flying Forum. Post 7 has some links and info.

Also, here's another thread I made over at Adafruit. There you'll find my simple wiring diagram.

You'll need the light strips, an Arduino Pro Mini, a 5v UBEC, A 2s Lipo & the knowledge of how to upload and manipulate the code on the Arduino. It sounds harder than it really is... Here is Ladyada's tutorial on the strips. You're only concerned with the LPD8806 strips.


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