[Trilug-ontopic] need to program a series of LED lights

David Brain dbrain at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 20:05:04 EST 2008

Non-cheap, but this looks like it would fit the bill

Plus it has a decent looking API, and bindings for Python.


On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 11:14 AM, Greg Brown <gwbrown1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Using an embedded Linux box I'd like program a string of tri-state LED
> lights.  I'd like to synchronize the lights to music (this is for a
> miniature town a friend is building for God only knows why).
> I have *NO IDEA* how to go forward with this and I further have no idea how
> the embedded computer would interface with the lights to turn them
> on/off/colors.
> Has anybody done anything like this?  What did you do and how did you do
> it?  Did you look the LEDs up to a serial port and set pin voltages?  What
> language did you use?  C?  Java?
> Any pointers would be greatly appreaciated.
> Greg
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