[RELEASE] Official XBMC boblight Addon
Hey all,
Ive begun looking into making a boblight-setup for my xbmc powered tv and I have a question to which I cant seem to find an answer. I plan on using a WS2801 led strip and judging by the dimensions of my tv Im going to need about 150 leds (150 led's = 150 channels right?) and I need a controller that can handle this many. I found this quote from adafruit (although I can find the quote on the adafruit website)

Quote:It’s serial bandwidth that becomes the limiting factor. Typical boards like the Uno or the Duemilanove used here should be able to stream up to 50 or mmmaybe 100 pixels at decent, video-like frame rates.Bigger projects will require the ATmega32u4 Breakout Board or Teensy, with their fast native USB interfaces. On those boards, the code should be able to stream upwards of 1,200 LEDs at 30 frames per second.

From googling I cant seem to find an answer on whether either of the two mentioned will work with boblight with minimal fuss? Id prefer to get something that is well supported with xbmc. And is there anything out there that is simpler/easier/better than the two from the quote?

Thanks in advance! Really looking forward to watching Tron legacy with boblight! Big Grin

PS, where do you guys mount your leds? Behind the tv or on the edge? Ive seen talk of both ways and curious to what others have done.

EDIT: Ok upon further reading it seems like the adafruit website recommends not to use a leonardo board as this has issues which from a search on ebay seems to rule out the ATmega32u4. Is the Arduino Uno r3 capable of controlling 150 ws2802 leds?
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