The Color Beacon illuminates one of seven colors or any custom color based on 8-bit RGB values. That's 16,777,216 colors! The beacon can also indicate RED/BLUE team colors with the use of a magnet. Simply hold a magnet over the Hall Effect sensor on the left side of the beacon to change between RED, BLUE, and normal operating mode. There is no code or setup needed to operate as a team indicator.
Note that this product is NOT legal in the Velocity Vortex FTC game.
||Red/Blue by Magnet
Android Studio Example Program
You will need both of the below files in the same program folder.
MRI_Color_Beacon.java --Example Program
Spartan Programming Resources
LED Brightness: 840 Red 1680 Green 420 Blue mcd (millicandela)
Sensor Type: Four Wire I2C Sensor
Default I2C Address: 0x4c
Dimensions: 56 x 32 x 31 millimeters
Mounting Holes: 48 x 24 millimeters
Power: 5 volts DC, 50 mA max.
Signal Logic Levels: Logic 0 – 0 volts, Logic 1 – 5 volts
I2C Bus Speed: 100kHz max
I2C Address Change Option: yes
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