Pixel Protocol Overview: LPD6803

This pixel protocol was designed by Qiancai Electronics in China. The control circuit comes in a SOP16 package, allowing for more flexibility with LED choice.

PixLite Support

Are you looking for LPD6803 pixel drivers that work with Art-Net or sACN? All PixLite Mk1, Mk2, and Mk3 products support LPD6803 as an available Pixel IC type, so get in touch with us to find out how the lighting specialists at Advatek can support you in your pixel lighting project.

Technical Specifications

Clock Type Clocked
Color Resolution 5 bits
Physical Package SOP16
Output Pixel Voltage 5 – 12V
PWM Rate 1000Hz
Suitable Camera Up to 34fps, see Refresh Rate and PWM Rate
Redundant Data Line No

LPD6803 Advantages

LPD6803 Disadvantages

  • Only 5 bits of data for each color makes dimming curves much less smooth
  • No redundancy in data
Categories: Pixel LEDs