RasPi NeoPixel problem

I probably deserve this, but it has me confused.

I killed a machine the other night, and had to rebuild it.

It isn't complicated for hardware, but I am getting a strange error.

Setup - hardware:
RasPi 3b Buster.
NeoPixel strip of LEDs.
Level converter for LEDs.

Flow - breakdown:
Sets LEDs per what is happening.

To the best of my knowledge I installed all the same nodes.

I have the node-red-node-pi-neopixel and node-red-node-pi-gpio installed - latest versions.
Though it kind of gets me it is pi-gpio and there is an error about rpi_ws2801x is referenced below.

This is what I see when I start Node-Red:
Note last couple of lines.

pi@MusicPi:~/.node-red$ node-red-start

Start Node-RED
Once Node-RED has started, point a browser at
On Pi Node-RED works better with the Firefox or Chrome browser
Use   node-red-stop                          to stop Node-RED
Use   node-red-start                         to start Node-RED again
Use   node-red-log                           to view the recent log output
Use   sudo systemctl enable nodered.service  to autostart Node-RED at every boot
Use   sudo systemctl disable nodered.service to disable autostart on boot
To find more nodes and example flows - go to http://flows.nodered.org
Starting as a systemd service.
11 Mar 09:01:53 - [info]
Welcome to Node-RED
11 Mar 09:01:53 - [info] Node-RED version: v1.0.3
11 Mar 09:01:53 - [info] Node.js  version: v10.15.2
11 Mar 09:01:53 - [info] Linux 4.19.97-v7+ arm LE
11 Mar 09:01:57 - [info] Loading palette nodes
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
ImportError: No module named rpi_ws281x
11 Mar 09:02:01 - [warn] rpi-neopixels : rpi-gpio.errors.ignorenode

Sorry folks. This should be simple.

It did work. I just seem to be missing a node, but I can't resolve the name from that error.

And did you also reinstall the prerequisites for the neopixel node ad pet the readme ?


I missed that.

Re-builds are not my favourite thing.

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