Blinkt! is a super slimline Raspberry Pi Add-on board with 8 APA-102 LEDs.
Blinkt! does not require both Physical Pin 2 and Physical Pin 4:
- Physical Pin 4 is used for 5v power on all Blinkt! boards since 2018
- Physical Pin 2 was used for 5v power on first run Blinkt! boards prior to 2018
If your Blinkt! doesn't work with one, try swapping over to the other or - if all else fails - wiring both.
To get started you can use the one-line product installer:
curl -sS https://get.pimoroni.com/blinkt | bash
from blinkt import set_pixel, show from random import randint from time import sleep while True: for pixel in range(8): r = randint(0, 255) g = randint(0, 255) b = randint(0, 255) set_pixel(pixel, r, g, b) show() sleep(0.1)