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Member #8133

Member Since: September 9, 2006

Country: United States

  • Bought this with high hopes for the holiday season. Visions of wowing the family with my cool new Christmas tree lights. Sadly, i cannot seem to get the code to drive the lights correctly. I downloaded the WS2801 Processing code (which appears to be Adafruit's) and plugged it into my Arduino.

    The lights work technically in that they do shine and flash and change color, but they seem pretty spastic and out of control (random colors flashing on random lights, with a bias towards the red color) and the patterns have little to do with the obvious intent of routines labeled with names like "rainbow".

    Has anyone successfully used the Adafruit code in the link above on these lights?

    Thanks much for your help! :)

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