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Rgb shield for arduino

Velleman VMA01: RGB Shield for Arduino Uno™

Velleman VMA01

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The Velleman VMA01 RGB Shield for Arduino Uno™ (Velleman Module No Soldering Required)

Want to control your RGB LED strips and learn about Arduino Sketches at the same time? With the Velleman VMA01 RGB Shield and your Arduino you can do this. The VMA01 uses PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) pins 3, 5 and 6 of your Arduino Uno™ to create special effects blinking, fading color blends and more. The VMA01 will power 12 or 24 volt LED strips. The stackable design allows you to use other shields. Free downloadable example sketch located on the Downloads tab to get you started. This module requires (1) Arduino™ Uno required (sold separately).

Want to build your own shield? Check out the Velleman KA01.



  • 2 Amps using the internal power (from the Arduino™) or 6 Amps from an external power supply (2 Amps per channel).
  • 12 or 24 V external power supply
  • Uses pin 3, 5, 6 PWM on an Arduino Uno™ board
  • Dimensions: 75mm x 55mm x 25mm / 2.95" x 2.16" x 0.98"
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Manual explaining how to use the module (english version)


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

Info Sheets

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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.

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 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