ELECFREAKS Octopus Single RGB Rainbow LED

SKU: EF04091
$2.90 USD
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Octopus Single RGB Rainbow LED is one of the single rainbows LED electronic bricks in the Octopus series. The basic design is upon the OCTOPUS electronic bricks series with the identical design on the outlook, PCB fixed orifices, and the connectors of the electronic bricks. The on-board LED is a smart LED and an integration of a control circuit and light-emitting circuit, it can be operated under a low voltage with high luminance and large angle scattering.


With data transmitting in a single line and with unlimited concatenation.
With circuit adjusted by gray level(256 level gray can be adjusted )
With a built-in power-on reset and power down reset circuit, the LED doesn't turn on when power is off.
The red led is set through special processing to make the color more balanced.
The data transmission frequency can reach to 800Kbps. When the refresh rate is 30 frames/second, the number of cascades is over 1024 points.



Hardware Connection
Connection note: Connect this to the P1 port in Octopus:bit.


Start with microcode and then click "Advanced" in the selection of MakeCode.

We need to add a package for programming. Click "Add Package" on the bottom of the page, and search "neopixel" in the dialogue box, the package is pointed by the red arrow below.

Program with an accelerometer to control the color of the LED.

Program Links

You can also download it directly below:


The LED begins with white light and then the color begins to change gradually with the shaking of the micro:bit.


Items Parameter
Name Octopus Single RGB Rainbow LED
Version V1.2
SKU EF04091
Operation Voltage DC 3.3-5.5V
Operating Temperature -40~85°C
Dimension 27.00mm x 19.00mm
Net Weight 2.4g



Items Quantity
Octopus Single RGB Rainbow LED 1
3-pin F/F jumper wire 1

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