About the project

DIY RGB Stereo VU Meter | Multi Color with Patterns | Arduino Nano and WS2812B

Project info

Difficulty: Moderate

Platforms: Arduino

Estimated time: 3 hours

License: GNU General Public License, version 3 or later (GPL3+)

Items used in this project

Hardware components

1K Ohm Potentiometer 1K Ohm Potentiometer x 2
Momentary push button Momentary push button x 2
Toggle switch Toggle switch x 2
WS2812B LED Strip x 60LED single strip / 60LED two strips WS2812B LED Strip x 60LED single strip / 60LED two strips x 1
10K Ohm Resistor 10K Ohm Resistor x 5
330 Ohm Resistor 330 Ohm Resistor x 2
1uF Capacitor 1uF Capacitor x 1
3.5mm Stereo female jack 3.5mm Stereo female jack x 2
DC Female jack DC Female jack x 1
3 Pin JST connector 3 Pin JST connector x 2
Plastic box Plastic box x 1
1" wire casing 1" wire casing x 1
5V 2A Power supply 5V 2A Power supply x 1

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Software apps and online services

Arduino IDE Arduino IDE

Hand tools and fabrication machines

Plier Plier x 1
Hand cutter Hand cutter x 1


DIY Arduino RGB Stereo VU Meter Introduction

Here I present you an Arduino-powered stereo VU meter with Pattern, Color, Brightness and Audio sensitivity control options. You can add Bluetooth audio connection feature to this unit for $2 (Guide - https://youtu.be/zQQgRBhW5QU). Also, you can make this unit as an amazing corner lamp (Guide - https://youtu.be/Jp4_6qAXYSc). Enjoy!.

Schematics, diagrams and documents

DIY Arduino RGB Stereo VU Meter


DIY Arduino RGB Stereo VU Meter


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