WS2812 Write N Pixels

Set the RGB color of a range WS2812 pixels.

Command Packet

  • WS2812 Write a range of pixels
  • WS2812 Write N Pixels Response
  • WS2812 Write a range of pixels
    Description Set the RGB color of a range of WS2812 pixels.
    Size Variable
    Format
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    SoF : 0xFF
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    CMD : 0x0162
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    CMD : 0x0162
    START PIXEL INDEX
    NUM PIXELS
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    NUM PIXELS
    REFRESH
    ~RGB COLORS
    CHECKSUM
    SoF Start of Frame. Always 0xFF.
    PACKET SIZE Packet Size In Bytes
    PACKET NUM The Current Packet Number. This value increments with each new packet.
    CMD WS2812 Write All Pixels Command
    START PIXEL INDEX Index of first pixel in range.
    NUM PIXELS Number of pixels to write.
    REFRESH 0 = Do Not Refresh LEDs, new color value is stored in memory but no visible change is made | 1 = Refresh LEDs, new value is stored in memory and all LEDs update
    ~RGB COLORS Byte Array of G, R, B values for each pixel in range.
    CHECKSUM Checksum. Computed by adding all of the bytes in the packet in U8 form ignoring rollover.

    Response Packet

    WS2812 Write N Pixels Response
    Description LINX device's response to WS2812 Write N Pixels command
    Size 6 Bytes
    Format
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    N/A
    SoF : 0xFF
    PACKET SIZE
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    CHECKSUM
    SoF Start of Frame. Always 0xFF.
    PACKET SIZE Total packet size in bytes.
    PACKET NUM The packet number of the packet that generated the response.
    STATUS See Return Status section below.
    CHECKSUM Checksum. Computed by adding all of the bytes in the packet in U8 form ignoring rollover.

    Return Status

    No function specific statuses. See return_status for universal return statuses.