ambilight clone using python, an arduino and a ledstrip
Python C++
Latest commit def5109 Nov 12, 2013 Jake sector length division by numLeds


ambilight clone using python2.7, an arduino uno and an lpd8806 based digital ledstrip (

to see it in action:

Libraries / Modules used:

  • module for grabbing screenshots in PIL format from win32 systems, made by ludios

  • library for controlling the chips on the ledstrip


  • line 59 of HardwareSerial.cpp for arduino has been edited to make the serial buffer 98 bytes instead of 64
  • Highly specific to my own setup right now; Hardcoded values like sector_length important to functioning