Arduino How Do I LED Tech

What is an Addressable LED’s?

There is a lot of commotion lately about Addressable LED’s, they seem to be appearing pretty much everywhere.  This is most likely due to the fact that they are very useful, cheap and most importantly to me, just plain fun to work with!  I thought I would take a few minutes to explain the difference between a couple different types of LED’s.

Non-Addressable (Cool) VS. Addressable (Very Cool)

There are a lot of options when it comes to buying LED’s and you want to make sure you have the right ones for your project to fulfill the grand vision you had in mind.  Let’s start out talking about the way you control the LED’s.

All of these LED’s can be in the form of flexible light strips or individual LED’s.  Let’s figure out the basics of each type of LED.