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Driving a WS2811 RGB LED Strip with an Arduino

I recently purchased a WS2811 RGB LED strip for PC case modding purposes. I will be making an ATMega-based controller for it, so I decided to use an Arduino for testing and prototyping.

I found two libraries capable of driving this strip:

LED Bargraphs

LED Bargraphs

While at the Smiths Falls Amateur Radio Club Flea Market, I picked up three of these LED bargraph guys. I haven't tested yet to see what color they are, but that will come in time.

3/$2 isn't bad, if I can say so myself. 

Multi-colored Case Lights

Multi-colored Case Lights

Well, here's the front of my recently-rennovated computer case. By 'rennovated', I mean "replaced old-and-boring blue LEDs with the multicolor color-changing LEDs of coolness.

How I managed this was to: