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Rgb shield for arduino

Velleman KA01: RGB Shield for Arduino® Kit

Velleman KA01

Velleman KA01 RGB Shield for Arduino® Kit (Electronic Project Kit - Soldering Required)

You can build your own RGB Shield for your Uno™ board with the Velleman KA01 RGB Shield kit. Download the sample sketch to get started writing your own sketches to control the 3 dimmer channels. You can control either 1 RGB LED strip or 3 individual LEDs with this kit. Each channel has an LED indicator and the kit uses screw terminals for easy LED strip connection. The stackable design allows the Velleman KA01 to be stacked with other shields. You can choose to power this shield by either an external power supply or from the Uno™ board. Connect up to a 2A load if powered by the Uno or up to a 6A load if powered externally.

Also available as mounted module version VMA01.


  • 2 A load via Vin (Uno™ board)
  • 6 A load via external power
  • 12 or 24 V external power supply
  • Uses pin 3, 5, 6 PWM on an Arduino UNO™ board
  • Dimensions: 68mm x 53mm / 2.67" x 2.08"


Parts list
English assembly instructions through illustrations, pictures, etc.

Assembly instructions
Written multilingual manual explaining how to build the kit


Arduino sketch example
Example sketch to load into your Arduino UNO. Demonstrates how to control the KA01 RGB shield.

Info Sheets

Product information

Resistor colour code

Overview of Velleman modules that are equal to D.I.Y Kits
This sheet is useful when you want to know which modules you could find in the do-it-yourself range of Velleman Kits and minikits.

 Warning: this product can expose you to chemicals which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to: www.P65Warnings.ca.gov/product