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Recent content by David_AVD

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    Cheap LED tubes

    Oh, I thought you were meaning empty tubes, not whole LED replacements. Something to be aware of is that some LED replacement tubes use glass sleeves, not plastic.
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    Cheap LED tubes

    Link please?
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    Cheap LED tubes

    I'll be interested to see what you come up with for these.
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    Voltage tolerance of 12v pixels

    Some of the 13.8V (often marked "12V" on the outside) power supplies that are sold for Ham radio, etc use are actually adjustable internally via a small trim control.
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    Hi Friends - Help with a work project

    Ray Wu has meteor tubes is 500mm, 1m, 1.5m and 2m lengths so they may suit?
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    Projector Suggestions

    Correct. If they don't list the native resolution you know it must be bad.
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    Projector Suggestions

    That Excelvan P4 looks similar to the 33+ units I bought a couple of years ago. They are quoting a native resolution of 800 x 480 for the P4. I think the first 33+ I got was 800 x 480 and the others were 800 x 540 ? Either way, they are certainly not 1080, 4K , etc but worked fine for the...
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    Hi all

    Hi and welcome to ACL. Be sure to check out the ACL 101 manual: https://auschristmaslighting.com/threads/auschristmaslighting-101-manual.1889/
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    Replacement Controller

    Did the controller have just 2 wires in and 2 wires out ? How many LEDs in the string? (I'm assuming a string) What rating is the power supply?
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    Hi. Newbie from SA. will need some help understanding the controllers

    Hi Don and welcome to ACL. Be sure to check out the ACL 101 manual. You may also want to consider attending a mini meet. There should be an SA one around May or June.
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    Want to buy Christmas lights from USA

    Hi Thomas. Welcome to ACL. What sort of lights were you looking to buy?
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    Newbie questions time :)

    I was going to make a version of my board with the ESP-07 module (external antenna), but now waiting to see what the upcoming ESPixelStick firmware release to see what else is supported.
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    Newbie questions time :)

    I ran 3 ESP8266 based boards this year running the ESPixelStick firmware and they ran well using multicast and a Ubiqiti Nanostation AP.
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    Butane Soldering Iron Advice

    Don't bother with any of the battery ones that take AA or AAA cells. Totally useless I've found.
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