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Differences between Chip Protocols
Last Updated: 05/17/2013
This page contains information about the differences between different types of protocols / chips used in pixels
 

Pixel Protocol/Chip

2801
WS2801
2811
WS2811

6803

Bit Depth
Max colors (RGB)
8-bit
16 Million
8-bit
16 Million
5-bit
32,768
 8-bit
16 Million

# Wires

4

3

4

 3

Max Distance between chips

15-20 ft

25-30 ft

 

20-30 ft 

Voltages

 

 

 

12v 

CC/CV

CC

CC 

CV/CC

 CV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 


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