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Recent content by Roosta

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    Roosta's Display Build Thread

    Hey mate, Its been permanently on my roof since november 2017 and still works well.. The pixels cases have gone a bit brown and brittle, but yeah decided it was likely to be less damaging to leave them up all year.. I tried to think of all sorts of other ways to put them up evenly but yeah it...
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    Power injection WITHOUT T connectors

    2pin socket at the end along with the 3pin, but still have used plenty of t pieces.. they are good to get you out of trouble..
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    What's wanted

    I am using 8x or danv’s wifi pixel modules, initially off usb power banks with 2000ma battery, 18 nodes lasted about 2-3 hours.. Went to a 12v 7amp battery and a small 4.5w solar panel and yeah power works great.. Had issues with lag on the wifi last year so didnt end up using them but keen...
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    Streaming music to mobile device?

    I get where you are coming from and have pondered an researched it for years and its just not achievable.. The closest i think someone got was a dedicated app for their lights that had the music preloaded to the mobile device and prompted the app to play a select track via a wifi connection...
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    timer on house trips safety switch quite often

    Just my 2 cents mate... If you are going to go to the effort to try to find a fan-dangle consecutive start up relay machine and then pay him to wire it up for you, then why not just get him to do a small upgrade in your switchboard, run a couple of new circuits out to the powerpoints for the...
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    any ideas on song choices for 2019

    View: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=wNxfJnWVQTE ;-)
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    Bunnings disco solar ball

    I got some last year, maybe slightly smaller though.. Works great when pixelised.. 42990A03-D504-4551-94FE-436D0CB6B75B by Roosta posted Nov 16, 2018 at 9:51 PM IMG_5699 by Roosta posted Nov 10, 2017 at 10:27 PM
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    Urgent - I've done it again

    If u get real desperate places like jaycar will have them on the shelf.. Just be prepared to learn an expensive lesson.. Alternatively, without know much about your setup, if in a similar boat, I would consider moving the load across to another power supply and reduce the brightness to minimum...
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    Before and after videos when adding "null buffers" (a null pixel alternative)

    Couple of walk through before and after videos.. Alan feel free to use where ever mate.. Cheers, Nik
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    sound controlled lightning

    Hi Ando, What club/bar could possibly be not for profit? Cheers, Nik
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    Newb

    Hahaha welcome Wray boy! Dont worry we will get u sorted mate..
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    What's wanted

    Hahaha a beast indeed, and rather agricultural.. Thanks again for opening my eyes hahaha..
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    Roll your eyes over my plan...

    Hey mate.. thats the right ray wu store.. freight does add up, but depending on size of order he does do a discount for freight.. the strip i used is...
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    ESPixelSticks

    Well that sounds more promising :) As for distance and pixels, ideally 20-30m however realistically could get away with 10-15m. Pixel numbers, well not huge numbers, 100-200 would be enough for my application however for future projects/other peoples uses I would think similar to the wixel...
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    ESPixelSticks

    Unfortunately in the application I need this in, there is no e1.31 data, just pixel data so I cant use a ESPixel stick Application is, I have several bluetooth pixel controllers for garden/bar and deck lighting. However in some of these places I have a need to put more lights in but getting...
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