RGB LED driven by PWM using Netduino

Posted on Thursday, May 16th, 2013 in LEDs, tutorials by DP


Embedded-Lab is doing a series of tutorials for the Netduino. The Day 7 tutorial of a series is RGB LED color formation using Pulse Width Modulation:

Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) is a digital method of delivering a varying amount of power to a load, and hence can be used to control the brightness of an LED or speed of a DC motor. Controlling the power, we will make this tutorial colorful using a Red Green Blue (RGB) LED. Each segment (lead) of an RGB-LED will get a PWM signal via RgbLed class allowing us to illuminate the RGB-LED with any color defined by RGB. This class can also generate random colors. Using the RgbLed class, some standard colors can also be sent to a RGB-LED.

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One Response to “RGB LED driven by PWM using Netduino”

  1. technoport says:

    Nice tutorial going on! – please keep it going.

    Actually I am waiting for CLOSE minded comments by OPEN source community :D

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