Just got your AllPixel? Not sure where to start? Look no further!

Wait… what is the AllPixel you say? It is our USB controlled, universal controller for digital LED strips. Watch this for more details:

Now that we’re on the same page… start here:

AllPixel Quick Start Guide.

It will walk you through every step. From installing the optional components to running animations with BiblioPixel.

If you want to know more about BiblioPixel:

BiblioPixel wiki.

Need help getting everything setup? Want to show off what you made? Go here:

Maniacal Labs Forum

If you would like to acquire an AllPixel but missed the Kickstarter, have no fear! The AllPixel and PowerTap are now available for general sale on the Maniacal Labs Seeed Store

Want to to see more? Check out all our AllPixel / BiblioPixel related videos:

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Introduction

I’ve had an NES (my wife’s actual childhood NES, in fact) sitting in my parts drawer, with the intent of ripping it apart, gutting it, and jamming in a Raspberry Pi to make an awesome emulation box since… well, ever since the Raspberry Pi came out. Then the Raspberry Pi 2 was released and I got one to use that instead. It can play PSOne games, after all. But other projects got in the way and I just hadn’t gotten around to it. But a few weeks ago, I was on Amazon.com for something else, and they suggested the Nexus Player which I already have and love. I’d been wanting to pick one up anyways to replace the combination of an old Roku and a Raspberry Pi running Raspbmc on our living room TV.

Luck had it that the Nexus Player was on sale and I suddenly had a thought… It runs Android. It could do much more than just retro games. And, surely there are supported game console emulators… A few minutes of searching confirmed that yes, there were some great ones for NES, SNES, Atari, and a few others. It supported the main three that my wife and I were interested in, so I ordered the Nexus Player and, later that night, started gutting the NES.

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We are pleased to announce that the AllPixel and PowerTap are now available for purchase on Tindie!

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All orders through Tindie ship direct from Maniacal Labs HQ in North Carolina, USA.

We will ship outside of the USA, but be sure to check out all of our other global distributors first to see if there’s one near you!

Australia

New Zealand

Europe

Worldwide shipping is also available direct from Seeed.

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