Lots of Multicolored LEDs
IN THIS CHAPTER
Finding out how to use an RGB LED
Discovering the APA102C integrated LED and driver
Writing a class driver for the APA102C
Making a Rainbow Invaders game
Designing a Keepy Uppy football game
Discovering more LED strip shapes
Creating a wearable colorful broach
Chapter 16 shows you how to control LEDs in terms of both patterns and sequences. Now we’re going to get colorful and look at multicolored LEDs. We use different colors of LED in Chapter 16’s Pedestrian Crossing project, where each LED has its own color. Another type of LED contains three different colored LEDs in the same package. This type is known as an RGB LED because the three colors are red, green, and blue.
RGB LEDs come in three basic forms: common anode, common cathode, ...