Yes, you can use WLED with xLights. I did my first show last year which was running 6x ESP32 with WLED and 5V WS2812B LED Strips for the house outline .
You can control them via the App but you get way more control using xlights and a scheduler.
Didn't do much fancy to get it working...
Just a thought following on from using AC extension cables. Is there any reason to not cut off the plug and socket and just use them as is? Could put a AC GPO outlet on the controller housing to connect it to? (Data instead of earth)
Obviously ensure they don't get mixed up by using a red...
I'm only a newbie so haven't got the experience of many of these guys, but attaching strips to conduit with cable ties worked great for me last year. I cut 100mm sections of the same conduit in a bit less than half long ways to make a clip. So all my conduit strips can be clipped...
Thanks for sharing. Great idea! I think it will work well sitting on top of my brick fence. Thinking maybe attached to a 4'x2' and simply lay it down. Keeps it portable/temporary (will tie it down somehow to stop it walking away of course)
I see a lot of topics around where to buy the pixels from, but I would like to know if people have found a good place to buy cable. It is expensive so other peoples experiences would be greatly appreciated.
Do you just buy bulk in a single gauge and use it for everything? What...
I thought it only fair as I have read and learned a lot from ACL before actually joining/starting. Been wanting to try a show for years, but now my daughter is old enough to enjoy, it was the extra motivation to actually start.