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    Ramblings of an Old Man - 2020 Hardware

    I dont have a whole lot of faith in any of those connectors, I always use a half decent vinyl tape to seal them completely, I've had them pull apart on me on a hot summers day when the leads have been pulled a bit tight, also found the nut to sometimes not screw on properly and be malformed...
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    12v4Life

    12v4Life
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    another 5v vs 12v question

    5V pixels always seem to be cheaper
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    Having issues !!

    Pixels might not be RGB, maybe RBG or BRG .. put xlights into test mode and cycle through red, green, blue colours, you can either tell xlights the order of colour or configure it on most modern controllers.
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    Can you plug lights into a controller already powered on?

    I accidentally done it last week with about 10 props, I thought / assumed the power was off to a controller and started plugging stuff in, went to go turn it on at the power switch to realise it was already on! .. my boards are inside enclosures so I didnt see any lights as was just connecting...
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    RGB LED Strip IP65 and Direct Sunlight

    My bullets and nodes have turned brown quicker from the sun then the naked strip I have on the roof
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    Resistor Pixel?

    Hi, Just browsing the shops to find E-Top is offering "resistor pixels" and "regulator pixel" .. is anyone able to explain the difference between the two? Resistor Pixel - https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32947971726.html Regulator Pixel - https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000219044090.html
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    Closed Falcon F16v3 & F48 E1.31 pixel controller 2019 buy

    I usually don't start building until December so all good here! .. (yes because I'm lazy and leave everything to the last minute)
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    Boscoyo Studios Continuous rolls ***NOT GOING AHEAD***

    I'm interested in the 154.2m roll with 25.4mm spacing
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    Closed Falcon F16v3 & F48 E1.31 pixel controller 2019 buy

    Hi mate .. can you please lock me in for the following so I can get my CLAP on soon: 1 x Falcon F16v2/F16v3 Differential Expansion Board w/ribbon cable 4 x Falcon F16v2/F16v3 Falcon 4-String Differential SmartReceiver Board Seems like a lot of people from WA ordering early up this year?
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    Which PSU to use for display?

    I just make my own .. I don't like Ray's pinout and colour choice so my stuff is completely different to everyone else's! :( but 3 pigtails with some heat-shrink and tape and you can knock them out pretty quick.
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    Which PSU to use for display?

    Yep, outside and less cost with enclosures as I wanted more on my roof, I even ran one this year in a garden bed just thrown on the ground
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    Which PSU to use for display?

    I ran 6 of these water proof supplies from Ray this season, scaled up from 3 to 6 last year and have not had any problems -...
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    Wind, MegaTree Pixel Mount Sails

    I keep the strips reasonably tight with guy wires on the pole
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    Falcon F16v3 & F48 E1.31 pixel controller 2019 interest thread

    Hi Daryl, Please put me down for: 1 x Falcon F16v2/F16v3 Differential Expansion Board w/ribbon cable 4 x Falcon F16v2/F16v3 4-String Differential Receiver Board Cheers Dan
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