A simple program for displaying an animated message with an ESP8266 and a WS2812 (neopixel) matrix
Using the program
This program depends on the following items:
- An ESP8266. In this case, I used a NodeMCU board.
- A WS2812B (neopixel) 32 x 8 LED Matrix plugged into pin D6 on the NodeMCU pinout
- The Arduino IDE setup for programming an ESP8266
- Either an SSID to connect to, or the board will create a network named
LED Matrixwith a password of
After uploading the program, the board will start scrolling its IP Address across the screen.