Circuit Diagram

The diagram below provides a visual reference for wiring of the components. This diagram was created using the software package Fritzing.

Adafruit Library for Fritzing

Use Adafruit's Fritzing parts library to create circuit diagrams for your projects. Download the library or just grab individual parts. Get the library and parts from GitHub - Adafruit Fritzing Parts.

NeoPixel Connections

  • G (ground) from ItsyBitsy nRF52840 to GND on NeoPixel strip
  • VHi (voltage) from ItsyBitsy nRF52840 to 5V on NeoPixel strip
  • 5! from ItsyBitsy nRF52840 to Din (Data In) on NeoPixel strip

USB Power

The ItsyBitsy nRF52840 can stay connected via USB power from either a 5V wall adapter or computer USB hub. This allows the project to stay on as long as you want (night light mode anyone?). 

This guide was first published on Jan 14, 2020. It was last updated on Jan 14, 2020.
This page (Circuit Diagram) was last updated on May 26, 2020.