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    Default Pixel Grid + Vixen

    Wanted to see if anyone had any suggestions for which controller to use when creating a Pixel Grid. My goal is to have it run a sign in the front yard and let it loop.

    Not sure how to do that with just an Arduino and a waterproof case.




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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    How many pixels in your prop? Do you need a sequence or just run a "canned" loop?

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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    I would like to have something setup weíre it just runs in a loop.

    I donít have a sequence made or no if vixen could make me one.

    I have a raspberry pi And arduino mega and uno. I just donít know to how set this all up.


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    raspberry pi + fpp software + pixel pi hat = stand alone player/controller


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    Arduino with fastled library. very easy to setup. has several demo that with work for your purposes.

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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    I have the pie + FPP + Arduino. Just trying to figure out how to get the pie to talk to the Arduino to make the lights work.


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    use the renard protocol or the serial protocol


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    Iíll try the serial usb. Thatís what used to be configured to the laptop via vixen so perhaps same thing just now via the pie.

    Supper stoked. Hope this works!


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    FPP + PI has the same general serial support as Vixen


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    Default Re: Pixel Grid + Vixen

    Hope you guys see this. Anyone have any illustrations/ layout plans/ for a pixel grid.

    I want to cover my two car garage with bullet pixels in a grid format. Not sure were to start.


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