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    Another creative power injection thought

    Fasteddy, thanks for your comments.....you caused me to look at Vixen 3 a little deeper. Yes, in elements setup there is a way to change RGB to GBR, but it needs to be changed on every pixel....That's too much "nppct" (non productive pixel changing time) On each of 2 runs, I have (168) strip...
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    Another creative power injection thought

    Null Pixels.....Typical for SanDevice, and may not apply to others. I understand Null Pixels are just a single pixel (can be a dead LED with a good WS2811) placed inline every 20 feet. These pixels need to be assigned, but never turned on. I bought a short string of pixels for my initial...
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    Another creative power injection thought

    New to sequencing, but familiar with electronics, and very well versed in controls and power wiring….with that said, I’m trying to get real creative, laying out my wiring, and to limit my 12V voltage drop. This layout also allows for both 5V and 12V on same date line. In an ideal world, I...
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    Newbie need help WS2811 with T-1000S

    I think I found the issue.....software problem. LEDEdit controller/pixel configurator issue. First step in the software is to select your controller and pixel. Mine was T-1000S-WS2811, however this configuration must of had something crossed linked when zipping the download file. I removed...
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    Newbie need help WS2811 with T-1000S

    I used 5V & Grd From Controller to Pixel V+ & V-(Grd), and DAT & Grd to Pixel DI & Grd. Both Ground terminate at same Factory solider joint on pixel board. Pixel to Controller then to 5V Power Supply
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    Newbie need help WS2811 with T-1000S

    Export named it: 00_1.led, so I used it. Manual verifies correct.
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    Newbie need help WS2811 with T-1000S

    Folks, I bought a strand of 12mm WS2811 and a T-1000S for testing, Not clear to how I'll used the T-1000S, but I got it quick, and cheap. I've never used or seen WS2811 in use so I bought these to see what I could learn. Used LEDEdit 2012 to setup a small sequence. - copied to a FAT formatted...
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    Hi All, Newbie here - Thinking about animating Christmas 2015

    First, hello to all you helpful people. Many great posts, answers and conversations. I gone from zero to gotta build now, in just a few days. Myself and what I doing........ I understand electricity and power loading very well, and have played in electronics. I did my share of programming in...
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    How many amps.

    Let me chime in here…I learning lights and controllers, but I know transformers. To properly apply a transformer or power supplies, you need to understand the current input (primary, plug side) and load (secondary, lights side) Primary (input, plug side) so you do not overload your 220v...
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