Materials (hardware)

List of Materials:

DCpwrFemale DC Power adapter – 2.1mm jack to screw terminal block  – Qty: 2, Price: $4
Tighten the screws to hold the capacitor and power/ground wires in place

neopxlAdafruit NeoPixel Digital RGB LED Strip – White 30 LED – WHITE – Qty: 60, Price: $915.60
Chosen because of its flexibility and single-addressable LEDs.

capacitor4700uF 10v Electrolytic Capacitor – Qty: 1, Price: $1.95
Used in conjunction with power adapter to power up the LED strip.

pwr5V 10A switching power supply – Qty: 2, Price: $50
One power supply will supply power for up to 10 meters. You must use a 5V DC power supply to power the neopixel strips. Higher than 6V can destroy the entire strip.

connector4-pin JST SM Plug + Receptacle Cable Set – Qty: 60, Price: $81
Used to string together LED strips.

arduinoArduino Mega 2560 R3 (Atmega2560 – assembled) – Mega! – Qty: 1, Price: $45.95