How to use WLED to control NeoPixels or DotStars with an ESP8266 or ESP32

This WLED guide will give you an overview of what you need to get started. Find out which microcontroller and LED strip is best, and how to wire them.


What is WLED, and why is everyone excited by it?

WLED only does one thing: It controls NeoPixel LEDs (WS2812B, WS2811, SK6812). And it is class leading at what it does.

You will soon be able to build LaMetric TIME alternatives with ESPHome

The ESPHome addressable light display opens up a whole world of possibilities. With it, You can turn any LED matrix or strip in to a display.