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Month: May 2015

Bitcraze LED Ring

Bitcraze LED Ring

A couple posts back I wrote a little about the Qi Inductive Charger as part of my posts on things that make the Crazyflie 2.0 safer, easier to use, and more enjoyable. This post is about an expansion deck that makes the Crazyflie 2.0 more enjoyable (if that’s even a possibility).

One of the coolest, most attention getting, and fun expansion decks you can get for the Crazyflie 2 is the Bitcraze LED ring. This little device is a bottom mount only deck that has a ring of 12 high-output WS2812B LEDs facing downward and two high-output white LEDs facing forward. Simply turning on the LEDs make for a really cool effect on the Crazyflie (think spaceship launching from a dark, distant planet) but the fun really begins when you animate the LEDs!

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