[Lab] how to control several RGB LEDs with Arduino

Olaf Baumann olaf.baumann at pobox.com
Tue Aug 5 09:01:38 EDT 2014

Thank you all for your great advice.

Those TLC5940 chips seem to be the ideal solution.  Each chip has 16
outputs.  With five and a third LEDs per chip, I guess 1080 HD is out of
the question :-)


On 1 August 2014 12:07, Andrew O'Malley <aomalley at gmail.com> wrote:

> +1 on the TLC5940 chips.  Their high resolution allows for really smooth
> fading.
> That said, the WS2801 and other similar shift/serial type LEDs are a
> great way to go when working with lots of RGB LEDs.
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