Pixelblaze V3

by Hencke Technologies

A Wi-Fi-enabled, live-codable LED controller with a web-based development environment

View all updates Feb 11, 2021

Pixelblaze V3 Shipping Update, and Your Guide To Becoming A Wizard!

by Benjamin H

Orders are starting to arrive! I have a few reports of folks getting their first look at V3, and as of February 10th my status page shows 85% of the orders have been delivered.

If you are curious where your order is, check your Crowd Supply account page, where you can see your orders and tracking information.

So to all the new Pixelblaze magicians, welcome!

What’s Next?

I hope that by the time you read this, you have a V3 in hand, hopefully with some LEDs as well!

Want to get started fast? Jump over to

  • Quickstart for V3 Standard
  • Quickstart for V3 Pico
  • Edit "An Intro to Pixelblaze Code" pattern on your Pixelblaze to get an interactive code-based walkthrough of how patterns are written in Pixelblaze!

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The absolute best place to explore all things Pixelblaze is at electromage.com. There, you will find these resources to help you explore Pixelblaze and LED magic:

  • Forums - come ask questions, troubleshoot, show off projects, brainstorm ideas, and chat with LED wizards and pixel enchanters. We are hosting learning sessions as well, so it's a great place to level up or dust off your coding skills.
  • Setup, quickstarts, and guides - how to connect and configure Pixelblaze and LEDs, and learn about how to use the app.
  • Discover Serivce - once set up and connected to the internet, you can find your Pixelblazes here.
  • Pattern Sharing - discover more LED patterns, code examples, and share something you've created!

Field Reports

I would like to invite you to a Crowd Supply tradition: the Field Reports program.

Share what you’ve accomplished.

Did you do something unique, difficult, unexpected, or beautiful with your Pixelblaze? Let the community know! Or, maybe you’ve done something less glamorous but nonetheless of potential use to others, like a custom enclosure, or a solution to a knotty power management problem? Share a field report with us.

Enjoy a bit of recognition.

If your field report is selected, you’ll get a $25 Crowd Supply credit and your field report will be published as an official project update, emailed to other backers, included in the Crowd Supply newsletter, and featured in Crowd Supply’s social media and blog.

About the Author

Benjamin H

im889  ·  simap  ·   Vancouver, WA


$40,563 raised

of $1 goal

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Product Choices

$35

Pixelblaze V3 Standard

The Pixelblaze V3 Standard comes with a solderable pin header and screw terminal


$35

Pixelblaze V3 Pico

Due to its tiny size, the Pixelblaze Pico does not come with solderable headers. You don't need them!


$29

Pixelblaze Sensor Board

Use sound, movement, light, and more to control your Pixelblaze with this add-on. Comes with two solderable terminal headers


$19

Pixelblaze Output Expander

Give Pixelblaze 8 outputs and simplify wiring and power distribution, up to 64 outputs in a single system. Drive any combination of WS2812/APA102 type LEDs and up to 800/600 pixels per output. Comes with three header terminals and one screw terminal, all solderable.


$18

8x8 LED Matrix

Made in-house right alongside the Pixelblaze, this 67.5 x 67.5 mm (about 2.7" square) LED Matrix is perfect for interesting little projects, perhaps even...an LED cube? Comes with one solderable 15 cm wired header.

Credits

Hencke Technologies

Hencke Technologies, Inc. is the company behind the ElectroMage and Pixelblaze product lines. We are a product design and manufacturing company in Vancouver, WA that specializes in LED and IoT technology.


Benjamin Hencke

CEO of many hats

Chris "TP" Blue

Production Specialist

Jeff Vyduna

Pixel Enchanter

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