Circuit Diagram

Electronics

Follow the two circuit diagrams below and reference the connections for wiring the circuit.

Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE circuit

The NeoPixel strips are cut to fit the length of each blade.

The strips share Data, Power and Ground connections via a Y-cable.

The NeoPixel's data input will connect to Pin #6.

5V power from the NeoPixel strip will connect to the BAT pin.

The ground pin from the NeoPixel strip will connect to the ground pin.

A slide switch will splice in between the positive red wire of a JST extension cable. The female connector plugs into the male connector of the lipo battery while the male connector plugs into the JST connector of the Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE.

Lithium Battery Charger

Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE has a built-in USB battery charging circuit. Plug in a microUSB cable into the microUSB port on the Adafruit Feather 32u4 Bluefruit LE to recharge the lipo battery using a USB adapter from a wall outlet or your computer.

This guide was first published on Jan 27, 2016. It was last updated on Jan 27, 2016. This page (Circuit Diagram) was last updated on Oct 19, 2019.