Building a night light using an ESP8266 and an Ardafruit NeoPixel Ring

- an ESP8266 (or ESP32)
- an Ardafruit NeoPixel Ring (any version will do, I have the one with 13 LED’s)
- some box (I just used a tupperbox)


ESP 5V  -> NeoPixel 5V
ESP Gnd -> NeoPixel Gnd
ESP D4 -> NeoPixel Data Input
ESP 8266 -> NeoPixel Wiring


Boxing the components
Putting everything in the box
And this is how it works

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