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Recent content by sck1ng

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    How much is too much?

    Thanks.. I have ordered a few more power supplies to cover a couple things I have left to do.
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    How much is too much?

    I was wondering at what level you should bring a power supply up to maximum? I have three elements I wanted to do off one controller but I'm afraid I might be putting too much stress on the power supply. The elements are 420 pixels total. They are 12v .72 watts .06 amps per pixel.
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    Flickering stars, when they shouldn't

    I agree logan.. This was definitely a data issue.
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    Flickering stars, when they shouldn't

    This is what mine looked like with the three pixels in them. If I had more time and had to do them again, I would have put 5 pixels in there. https://vimeo.com/115034254
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    Flickering stars, when they shouldn't

    I had similar problems with mine cdnbob.. I eventually gave up on using the LEDs in the stars.. I opened the Stars up and removed the LED module that was in there and glued 3 pixels in each.. Not as bright as the original module but have had no flickering issues..
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    New Wu Technicolor pixels

    As Viennaxmas said, I ran a heat gun and just put the plastic collar in front of it for about 5 seconds and everything went together like butter.. My Technicolors are still doing great even after getting 6" of rain this month with a noreaster.. I have them mounted horizontally and they are semi...
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    mini-pixel tree

    Well I had to redo the stars several times as I kept having data corruption for some reason. So I removed the guts of the stars and put 3 pixels in it. Not as bright but no data issues.. Looks better in person than in pictures or video.. Here is the star being redone And here is the video...
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    mini-pixel tree

    Got 4 of these done.. Think I may have some loose wires in the stars.. They came wired weird from Ray so I cut the wires and put them back together with butt connectors but I guess I should go back and redo them.. https://vimeo.com/112023424
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    mini-pixel tree

    Inspired by plasmadrive I am in the process of redoing my trees from a spiral to straight pixels like a mega tree.. Gives me more flexibility in sequencing.. I used the same wire frames and used a strip from 1/2" wire fencing and put them pixels in them to maintain spacing and stability. Got one...
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    test video of the new Mini Pixel Trees.

    They look like the ones sold by Ray Wu.. I have a bunch of them myself. These ones looked modified though..
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    Which and where to get RGB LED Floods?

    Here is video with 3 10W floods from Ray if you want to see what 10W will cover.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HOYoT43nLTo
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    mini-pixel tree

    I am not sure if this is the exact product but its something like this: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Newport-Coastal-12-in-Diameter-Acrylic-Replacement-Globe-7791-12W/100671507
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    3.x moving a sequence between profiles

    Have you tried to copy and paste? Not sure if you have the same element between the two profiles? I guess in worse case you could try to export to vixen 2 and open it in the new profile.. I think you have to set up the mapping for the import..
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    Power Injection question

    I was wondering that if I had a single PSU feeding a string of 200 pixels and had to power inject at the end of the string from the same PSU, do I only need +V connected or should I also connect the GND?
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    mini-pixel tree

    So I decided that my mini-pixel trees were not the best for Halloween so instead of putting them away for a few weeks, I gave them a little dress up ;) Plastic party table covers over some acrylic light covers from Home Depot and just put them over the current trees I have completed.. Now when...
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