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    Beagle bone use

    I have been playing around with this earlier this year and have a Beagle Bone Black with the Octi scrolla and also a Beagle Bone Black Wireless with The octoscrolla With The BBB unfortunitly you only get one means of network connection iether wifi or ethernet unlike the Raspberry Pi which has...
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    Rugged casing for WS2812B strip

    http://tasklighting.co.nz/Fullspec_LEDCHAN220.php
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    Power Supply help

    From my calculations 6300 pixels at full briliance white(worst case) the load would be 378W, but most of us are only running about 30% briliance and that would give you aload of 113.4W with all white on. Going to any colour away from white will lower the current draw from the power supply...
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    Side view Strip for Arch props

    Yes. The diffuser is white , not clear. In your link, look at the pictures where they are not on. This is what they look like when you get them.
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    Side view Strip for Arch props

    I have some of these. https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32780953991.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.583f4c4dMZA4NL and used them as arches last year. I found that to get the briliance of 12V pixels at 25% briliance I needed to run them at 75%. Apart from that I found them great. They are still in...
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    Online Expo - Easter 2020 - self isolation style

    Thank you to all of the presenters- its been a great two days
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    Online Expo - Easter 2020 - self isolation style

    it was a good day and I am looking forward to Monday
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    Cabling and fuses

    just had a look at one of my cable suppliers here in NZ at a cable that is very similar in size - https://www.firstflex.co.nz/product/mst002-5/ . Nominal Amps enclosed protected from sun @ 30°C fixed installation (in duct or cabinet): 23 with a volt drop of Volt Drop @ 50Hz / MAX. Conductor...
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    Cabling and fuses

    As you are using a 12V system, be very careful of the volt drop. This link may help you work out what size cable to use https://www.windynation.com/jzv/inf/choosing-right-wire-size . I am using 6mm (10 awg) wire from all my 30A power supplies, on a 230V mains , its rated at 32A, some would say...
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    versions 2020.10 &11

    Keith. I have .12 and a big thank you as all models are seen:thumbsup:
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    versions 2020.10 &11

    A big thank you Keith it has been getting very frustrating.
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    versions 2020.10 &11

    thank you Keith. How far away is .12 away from being released ?
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    versions 2020.10 &11

    I have created this empty sequence under version 2020.9 . I hope thit helps
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    versions 2020.10 &11

    Hi All is anyone else having an issue with xLights versions 2020.10 & 11. When I upgrade or do a new install of these two vwersions I get an error message advising that models can not be found(see attached image).If I click OK then xLights will load but without the models. In this instance I am...
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    Timing Tracks

    Thank youd Graham. that has worked
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