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Get started with your BlinkStick!

BlinkStick brings colorfull notifications to your computer and wide range programming language implementations give you the power to control LEDs without the need to program a microcontroller.

BlinkStick supports

Python
Nodejs
Microsoft-dotnet
Ruby
Autoit
Processing
Raspi
Linux
Mac
Windows

Is it easy to control a BlinkStick?

Yes, it's very easy
to control a BlinkStick!

List of API Implementations
from blinkstick import blinkstick

led = blinkstick.find_first():
led.set_color(name="red")
led.pulse(name="blue")
var blinkstick = require('blinkstick');

var led = blinkstick.findFirst();

led.setColor('red', function() {
  led.pulse('blue');
});
require "./blinkstick.rb"

led = BlinkStick.find_first
led.color = Color::RGB.from_html("red")
using BlinkStickDotNet;

BlinkStick led = BlinkStick.FindFirst();

led.OpenDevice();
led.SetColor ("red");
led.Blink ("blue");
Imports BlinkStickDotNet

Dim led As BlinkStick = BlinkStick.FindFirst()

led.OpenDevice()
led.SetColor("red")
led.Blink("blue")
import blinkstick.*;

BlinkStick led = BlinkStick.findFirst();

led.setColor(255, 0, 0);
delay(1000);
led.setColor(0, 255, 0);

What can you do with a BlinkStick?

Build

Easy to build with just 9 components. Comprehensive instructions with pictures online.

Connect

Works with all popular operating systems and does not require any additional drivers.

Control

Control your BlinkStick remotely. No need to install any apps on your mobile devices.

Share

Let others take control of your BlinkStick! Anybody can set the color of your device.

Hack

Hardware and software is open source. Feel free to tinker with it and make it work for you!

Use

Visually display CPU usage, check email, show status of your computer and much more!

Now it's time to choose your BlinkStick

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BlinkStick

Notification light for your computer running Linux, Windows or Mac OSX.

  • Comes as a kit or presoldered
  • Super bright full color RGB LED
  • Plug-and-play without the need of any drivers

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BlinkStick Pro

Controller board for generic and individually addressable LED strips.

  • Comes as a kit or presoldered
  • Breadboard friendly
  • Controls up to 192 individually addressable LEDs
  • Hack into IKEA DIODER or other LED strips to create ambilight effect

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BlinkStick Square

Eight individually addressable LEDs shaped in a square

  • Integrated BlinkStick controller
  • Micro USB connector
  • Small size, lots of brightness
  • Pre-assembled and ready to use

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BlinkStick Strip

Eight individually addressable LEDs shaped in one line

  • Integrated BlinkStick controller
  • Micro USB connector
  • Small size, lots of brightness
  • Pre-assembled and ready to use

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TECHNICAL SPECS

GENERAL

  • Windows, Linux and Mac OSX
  • Python, Ruby, Node.js, Processing, Microsoft.NET
  • No additional drivers required
  • Identifies as a HID device
  • Uses feature reports to send data

POWER CONSUMPTION

  • Control cicruit power consuption 17 mA
  • Single LED full brightness white 50 mA
  • Red full brightness 18mA
  • Green full brightness 9mA
  • Blue full brightness 18mA