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I have a project going (home brew pinball machine) that is already using NeoPixels driven by a Beagle Bone Black via the Beagle’s PRU.  I needed to add 7 segment score displays, 26 digits worth!  I ended up with the solution that follows, thought you all might be interested.    I designed a custom PCB using WS2811 chips that makes the displays work just like Neopixels.  Now I can drive the displays and other WS2811 parts / Neopixels all in the same serial stri ...