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Hey, im a newbie trying to do some DIY projects, struggling to find a place in Cape Town that sell Arduino nano boards.

If anyone knows where that would be great, im going to be attempting to make DIY "Ambilights" using Adalight WS2812
Any tips or tricks is also welcome
 

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Not in the cape, but they deliver and I've used em for quite a bit of stuff.

 

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@TSZ Can maybe help you on where to buy in CT
I am guessing you saw this on Mybroadband today
Lemme check...

Only folks I know and trust that have stock is Bot Shop so they will need to ship to you.

robotics.org.za don't seem to be able to get stock of that :/
 

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Hey, im a newbie trying to do some DIY projects, struggling to find a place in Cape Town that sell Arduino nano boards.

If anyone knows where that would be great, im going to be attempting to make DIY "Ambilights" using Adalight WS2812
Any tips or tricks is also welcome
These LEDs are driven by a serial bitstream using bit width encoding (not quite Manchester but you will get the idea from this)
This is known as PPM (Pulse Position Modulation) in TV remote IR protocol land
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Try micro robotics in stellenbosch maybe? Or communica
Communica sell obsolete shit- trust me I am sitting with stuff bought from there that's valueless.
 

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I could do that, but do you know what a serious mission it is to get the items working?
No software support, no firmware, and the existing installed firmware is rubbish..
what is it? the items
 

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Thanks for all the advice and suggestions lads, found a place in bellville ( Yebo Electronics ) they had 1 in stock for me, now to get the leds and get started on the project, Thanks again all, @TSZ can i pop you a PM if i need advice with the wiring of the leds?
 

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Thanks for all the advice and suggestions lads, found a place in bellville ( Yebo Electronics ) they had 1 in stock for me, now to get the leds and get started on the project, Thanks again all, @TSZ can i pop you a PM if i need advice with the wiring of the leds?
Sure, glad Yebo could help you, every time I go there they have nothing I want in stock.
 
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