Monthly Archives - June 2020

Different Addressable LEDs Comparison

Comparison LED Strips: WS2812B, SK6812, APA102, NS107S All LEDs are SMD5050 to compare (they also have 3535/2020/1515 size). There are RGB and RGBW variants for some of them (W of RGBW is used for an additional white LED 3000k/4000k/6000k CCT). These LEDs fall into two categories:WS2812B, SK6812:3wires One wire to control LED (asynchronous) Refresh rate of 400Hz, restricted data rate of 800Hz Not suitable for POV (Persistence of Vision) applications (too slow in refreshing) Interrupt compatibilityAPA102, NS107S4wires 2 wire SPI pin (CLK & DAT) (synchronous) No strict timing necessary, [...]