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NLED Pixel Controller Electron - Flow Toys & Wearables

Starting at: $28.00

    The Pixel Controller Electron is designed to be the smallest, most versatile pixel controller available with the ability to control most any type of addressable pixel. It features a 3-axis accelerometer for feedback and is optimized for flow toys, wearable applications, and dynamic lighting applications. Using the free software NLED Aurora Control, the user can create endlessly customizable color sequences and patterns, as well as P.O.V(Point of Vision) graphics. With 16 megabytes of onboard flash memory, accessible over micro USB and through addon WiFi or Bluetooth modules. No need for SD cards, readers, or extra equipment, all that is required is a micro USB cable same as your smart phone uses. It is compatible with voltages as low as 2 volts, no need for boost circuits or extra batteries. In addition to the the powerful stand-alone features, it also is capable of direct control of the outputs through TTL serial from external devices such as X-Bees, Arduinos, and FTDI adapters. It also supports DMX-512 reception, with a special stand-alone sequence control method, which allows sequences to be triggered and controlled. Designed and manufactured in the U.S.A. to high standards, this controller offers a 3 year warranty and satisfaction guarantee.

    Supports 512(170 RGB Pixels) channels in stand-alone, USB Live Control, DMX-512 Control, and Serial control. Note some chipsets allow 1024+ pixels to be controlled over USB Live Control.

Currently Supported Chipsets: WS2801, WS2803, WS2811, WS2812, WS2812B, LPD6803, LPD8806, LPD1886, TM1803, APA102, APA104, SK6812. Others may work if they use a similar control scheme. Please contact us if you would like additional pixel chipset support.


  • Pixel Controller Ion with choice of connector options, Described Below
  • 6" quad strand wire for the button and power
  • Momentary push button(PCB mount)
  • Clear shrink tube that covers the entire PCB(with USB and Output access from each end)
  • Optional Free 3 or 4 pin JST-SM harness(matching set)

Note: There are 3 connector options for this controller, Unpopulated/Solder Pad(User solders on their own connector, or the optional JST-SM harness), right angle header(polarized), or screw down terminal. JST-SM connectors are available for free, select your prefered type(3 or 4 pin) from the drop down below. If you would like anything soldered(such as the button or JST-SM harness) please make a note during checkout or send an email with your notes.

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  • Shipping Weight: 0.0041lbs
  • 379 Units in Stock
  • Manufactured by: Northern Lights ElectronicDesign

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This product was added to our catalog on Monday 25 April, 2016.