December 15, 2010 AT 12:00 am

TURN IT UP TO 11 – Crazy Ada’s daily discount – TODAY IS 12mm Diffused Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 25) AND 20mm Clear Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 20) – 20mm Clear

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Each day during the week we’re going to have a sale on one (or more) items in our store week days 12/6 through 12/21. Just tune in to the site, or twitter or our RSS feed each day for the code that will give you 11% off.

WHAT DID YOU SAY? 11% OFF WITH CODE?

The items will all go to eleven % off. Each day, eleven, eleven, eleven and… It’s not ten. You see, most places, you know, will be doing sales at 10% off. They’re stuck on 10% off – Where can they go from there? Where? Nowhere. Exactly. What we do is, if we need that extra push over the cliff, you know what we do? Put it up to eleven.

With all that said, today’s 11% off items are the 12mm Diffused Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 25) AND 20mm Clear Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 20) – 20mm Clear. Use the code RGB on checkout and get either for 11% off, this is the best deal online! Today only! 12:01am ET to 11:59pm ET 12/15/2010


12mm Diffused Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 25) AND 20mm Clear Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 20) – 20mm Clear both are 11% off!

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RGB Pixels are digitally-controllable lights you can set to any color, or animate. Each RGB LED and controller chip is molded into a ‘dot’ of silicone. The dots are waterproof and rugged. There are four flanges molded in so that you can ‘push’ them into a 12mm drill hole in any material up to 1.5mm/0.06″ thick. They’re typically used to make outdoor signs. Compared to our other 20mm LED dots, these are diffused 8mm LEDs so they are not as bright but they color mix a little nicer.

The pixels are connected by a 4-conductor cable. Red is +5V, Blue is Ground, Yellow is Data and Green is Clock. Data is shifted down from one pixel to the next so that you can easily cut the strand or attach more onto the end.

Each dot is digitally controlled, with an internal 5-bit PWM LED driver (15-bit color for 32,768 different shades). The pixels must be clocked by a microcontroller, we have an example code linked below that works on an Arduino, it should be simple to adapt it to any other microcontroller.


Today’s 11% off items are the 12mm Diffused Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 25) AND 20mm Clear Digital RGB LED Pixels (Strand of 20) – 20mm Clear. Use the code RGB on checkout and get either for 11% off, this is the best deal online! Today only! 12:01am ET to 11:59pm ET 12/15/2010

There’s also a tutorial here on how to use them.

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