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  • JohnByrne's Avatar
    Today, 02:16 PM
    Found this at Home Depot - 10' interior extension cord Listed online and in stock at my local store (as well as most stores in a 50 mile radius)....
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  • 1pet2_9's Avatar
    Today, 11:58 AM
    1pet2_9 replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    I was thinking of using these PSU's on my 12v single-line props and switching them with NMOS fets, only switching the vdd line instead of GND. Then...
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  • Utimgr's Avatar
    Today, 10:23 AM
    Utimgr replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    0.7V drop to be precise, but a good guess! You could also use a zener diode.
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  • Mdrhom1's Avatar
    Today, 09:11 AM
    Thanks Martin I think I understand I will try when I get home this evening and I’ll post my results
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  • MartinMueller2003's Avatar
    Yesterday, 10:36 PM
    They never will. Lets say you have 200 pixels on each port. Forget the universes, they are a useless issue that confuses things. Vixen will see the...
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  • Mdrhom1's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:11 PM
    been a while since ive been on here ive been running arduino with 32 ac channels for the last couple years they work great thanks to this group it...
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  • i_wannabe's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:07 PM
    i_wannabe replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    Wouldn't a couple diodes drop the voltage by 1.2v I think silicon diodes have a .6v drop. just make sure they can handle the current. I am not an...
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  • algerdes's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:30 PM
    algerdes replied to a thread What the heck is this? in The Lounge
    Ron answered on the other site. The cube can be setup as a Renard device with 27 channels and controlled that way. I haven't had a chance to try...
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  • eddylightsup's Avatar
    Yesterday, 03:15 PM
    Yes, that was RonP's cube that he offered via the site. I picked one up as well. When it's powered it goes through some programmed sequences. I think...
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  • MikeKrebs's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:24 AM
    MikeKrebs replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    30 feet of 18 gauge wire should be good for about 1V drop. That should work pretty well.
    7 replies | 217 view(s)
  • rayhjr's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 10:57 PM
    Bad card? No sir I don't. I do remember adding a card to a AliExpress order once, might have been that one. Most Name Brand class 10 A1 cards...
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  • Leglamp's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 04:40 PM
    Happy Birthday Kelly. Hope you have a great day.
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  • MartinMueller2003's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 03:48 PM
    I suspect you would not have an issue up to 14v. However, using regulated strips would remove all risk
    7 replies | 217 view(s)
  • 1pet2_9's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 02:43 PM
    1pet2_9 replied to a thread Moving Heads in DMX
    I don't want to hijack (this is about moving heads--not lighting boards), but I inherited a Chamsys QuickQ 10 board for stage lighting, and a Kulp32...
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  • 1pet2_9's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 02:14 PM
    1pet2_9 replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    Not on these.
    7 replies | 217 view(s)
  • Jeff Millard's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 01:26 PM
    Jeff Millard replied to a thread LOR S6 Advanced? in LOR Lagoon
    Getting back to this, I?ve finally gotten a layout (Preview) completed. All the minor annoyances aside (every system has annoyances, LOR seems to...
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  • mr fix's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 12:51 PM
    mr fix replied to a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    Is there a voltage adjustment screw in the psu Sent from my SM-N975U using Tapatalk
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  • RichieNorthcott's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 12:47 PM
    RichieNorthcott replied to a thread Moving Heads in DMX
    For WS2811 you will want to add a different controller type. There might be such a thing as a DMX->WS2811 converter but you'd be limited to 170...
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  • 1pet2_9's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 12:44 PM
    1pet2_9 started a thread Bucking 13.2v in LED Lighting
    I just got a nice donation of big 13.2v power supplies, used for led floods. Do I need to bother bucking it to run resistive 12v pixels? I'm used...
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  • 1pet2_9's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 12:26 PM
    1pet2_9 replied to a thread Moving Heads in DMX
    Thanks Ritchie, I bought a USB-FTDI-DMX thing for about 20 euros, hope it works when I get it. Really hoping I can fully marry together ws2811 and...
    10 replies | 930 view(s)
  • RichieNorthcott's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 10:28 AM
    I built an 8 x 8 x 8 RGB cube - everyone who visits our house says they want one but I say 'no' because there aren't enough hours in my life. It's a...
    7 replies | 309 view(s)
  • RichieNorthcott's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 05:07 AM
    RichieNorthcott replied to a thread Moving Heads in DMX
    It will work with QLC+ yes, I have that too. I use QLC+ to get the channel values I wanted to use in Vixen, since you can control the heads with a...
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  • Macrosill's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 05:02 AM
    Happy Birthday kychristmas ! Hope you have a wonderful day, and very best wishes from everyone here at Do It Yourself Christmas.
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  • MikeKrebs's Avatar
    01-31-2023, 12:38 AM
    https://github.com/mrfaptastic/Glediator3
    4 replies | 383 view(s)
  • jllracer55's Avatar
    01-30-2023, 11:37 PM
    Do you recall where you got the first card?
    41 replies | 1748 view(s)
  • rayhjr's Avatar
    01-30-2023, 11:00 PM
    rayhjr replied to a thread Moving Heads in DMX
    I just saw this on xLights FB page and thought I would share it with y'all. ...
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