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Differences between Chip Protocols
Last Updated: 08/01/2021
This page contains information about the differences between different types of protocols / chips used in pixels

Pixel Protocol/Chip

2801
WS2801
2811
WS2811

6803

180x /1804 / TM1804
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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