more on OctoWS2811 and scrolling text

So, the set up is that the strips are 34 pixels long, and plugged into the Teensy 3 as per Pauls instructions: http://www.pjrc.com/teensy/td_libs_OctoWS2811.html I am running the whole thing off of four rechargeable AA batteries, as it is going to be a mobile scrolling display (on a top hat probably). I have used a 2D array for calling the location of the pixel as i could not find a way to ‘objectify’ the pixels using counters. […]

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OctoWS2811 + Teensy 3 + scrolling text

So, having been doing a bit of work with Teensy and LEDs for a performance artist friend, I saw Paul’s work on getting the WS2811 LEDs working through DMA. I thought that I would have a play with his OctoWS2811 library and wanted to produce some scrolling text for a festival I’m going to later in the year. I found plenty of scrolling text examples, but very little for using WS2811, so I finally managed […]

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