LED Driver with the Photon

Hello everybody,

I am new to the Particle Photon, I just got it today. After enjoying allot of adventure with Arduino and Raspberry PI, I found the Photon and the Core. My latest project is controling a bunch (20 Led strips) of leds with the TLC5940 and I was hoping to be able to do the same with the photon.

Does anyone know if this is possible? If not another LED driver i could use for this?

Thank you.


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Have you found a way to use the TLC5940?
If you search, you will find there are some more discussions on this forum about this…

No I havent. to be honest i gave it up and used an arduino nano for that project.
At the moment i am in the making of an intruder alert system using the photon, a couple of reed switches, MQTT and i included an DHT11 sensor to not waste pins. I might be adding more to the config depending on what it can handle

Do you know if there is a way to use the TLC5940 with the photon for LED? This wil make programming my project (LED Stairs) much easier when I need to upgrade.

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Have a look in this thread: SPI or I2C I/O Expander that has PWM function