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Smart LED controllers with integrated USB firmware.

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Get started with your BlinkStick!

BlinkStick brings colorful 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?

Notify

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

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.

Extend

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

Build

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

Now it's time to choose your BlinkStick

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BlinkStick Nano

Notification light for your computer running Linux, Windows or Mac OSX with LEDs on top and bottom.

  • Our smallest notification light
  • Two individually controlled bright full color RGB LEDs
  • Plug-and-play without the need of any drivers

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BlinkStick Flex

Flexible LED strip and BlinkStick LED controller in one package.

  • Up to 32 LEDs on a single flexible strip
  • Each RGB LED can be controlled individually
  • Powered directly from computer's USB port
  • Sticks to any flat surface

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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 Square Enclosure

We now have 3D printed enclosures for BlinkStick Square

  • 3D printed with PLA plastic
  • Very easy to assemble
  • We will send it assembled if you order Square and enclosure

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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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BlinkStick Strip Enclosure

We now have 3D printed enclosures for BlinkStick Strip

  • 3D printed with PLA plastic
  • Very easy to assemble
  • We will send it assembled if you order Strip and enclosure

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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 Pro LED Adapter

Adapter for BlinkStick Pro to control single color LED strips

  • Connects with BlinkStick Pro
  • Terminals for LED strip and standard power supply jack
  • Controls all LEDs on the strip with the same color

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BlinkStick Pro Smart Pixels

Easy to solder LED pixels for BlinkStick Pro.

  • Control up to 192 smart pixels with one BlinkStick Pro
  • Needs just 3 wires to connect to BlinkStick Pro
  • Can be chained together to create wired LED strip

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BlinkStick

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

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

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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 circuit power consumption 17 mA
  • Single LED full brightness white 50 mA
  • Red full brightness 18mA
  • Green full brightness 9mA
  • Blue full brightness 18mA