1. cschill2020

    Sending DDP to FPP+Kulp K32A-B From RaspberryPi

    Hi, I am new to FPP and about to start working on a project involving around 100 5meter ws2811 strips 30,000 leds (10k individually addressable). I want to test some custom effects/sequences that are generated programatically. I am exploring options for sending DDP to the controller...
  2. kmadsen15

    Making 2 strings from different ports into 1 continuous string.

    I'm using a K16A-B and because of the power and where I wanted my controller I have it in the middle of my setup, with one string of lights on my eves going left, and one going right. Each has 100 pixels. I'm having a really hard time getting these to act as 1 string. Even when grouped...
  3. K

    FPP Read GPIO in Script

    Wondering what's the best way to set up a GPIO as an input (with pull-up) and read the state into a variable in a script The use case is I want to trigger a special playlist when 2 buttons are pressed simultaneously. Thanks in advance!
  4. djgra79

    FPP v6 pixel output license

    Some of you may have read or heard already about some changes to FPP v6 in relation to possibly having to pay for a license in order to use pixel outputs on capes/hats. This has generated a bit of discussion in the chat room today but for those who wish to read the official announcement, the...
  5. Behind the scenes 2021

    Behind the scenes 2021

  6. M

    Gpio setup

    Merry Christmas . Started into this mid year a year ago. I’m almost computer illiterate but I must say I’ve come a long way. I’m using a rpi4B+ a sainsmart 16 channel relay, With FPP and dumb LED lights. I’ve got music sequences from vixen that plays the music but does not control the...
  7. P

    First display, and questions

    Hi, Here is my first show with XLights. It's a very simple animation because I was fighting many gremlins trying to put it all together on a tight budget, and only started in mid-November. View: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1DTQTv9KzaHXb4milVyqn6NZo96EBJ46J There's a sequence of 8...
  8. DanielK

    Version: v3.5.8 (v3.5 branch) Universe 0

    First of all, best regards from Germany I use FPP to control a matrix controller. This has Univers 0 first. Sequences created with xLights work perfectly. If I want to use this as a scheduler / playlist, the first line in the matrix is missing. Does somebody has any idea? Thank you and happy...
  9. P

    Network setup for ESPixelStick

    I am testing an ESPixelStick with xLights and FPP. There are holds and jumps during the display (just one string of 50 leds). Can you help me set up the networking definitions for the devices to get a clean show? I'm using my home Xfinity/Comcast internet network router. I made a separate...
  10. P

    First Light! :)

    First time ever using an animation/sequencing software for leds for holiday light shows. I got Xlights working with FPP on a Pi Zero, and an ESPixelStick! Many more to come I hope View: https://drive.google.com/open?id=14J8I-X96oTWLYc-JZFG9AMEeI0TmOFec View...
  11. AAH

    Burning process for Falcon Player (FPP)

    These 2 videos show the process of burning Falcon Player version 3.5 onto a micro SD card. There's written instructions on Falcon Christmas and on Github but this is for people who like to see it done. View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxFvhK74wbw Image sources, burner/etcher source and...
  12. C

    Newbie- fpp programming for matrix display among other q’s

    Hi Guys, new poster here! Writing from Christchurch New Zealand. Looking to expand our display this year by adding in a pixel matrix to our scenery. Excuse the nebie post and apologies if anything has been asked before or seems a little left fold. If anything has been asked before, if you could...
  13. Derf

    Multiple Colorlight Cards with FPP for P5 Panels (Guide)

    Hi All, As this is has been a common question recently I thought I would write up a quick how to guide on how I got my 5x6 p5 panel matrix up and running. Please click spoiler buttons to reveal images. End Result: [A] My Setup: First of all just some basic information about my setup. This...
  14. JCooper

    Beaglebone black ethernet (eth0) not working

    Hi Guys, I have just started playing around with pixels and have a beagebone black cape (Hanson HE123). I have flashed the beaglebone emmc with FPP and everything works fine when connected with USB ( But, when I connect it directly to the computer or via a router, the beaglebone...
  15. darrenr

    Hourly playlist?

    Hey team, I have a playlist scheduling question... I want to have my show run a repeating xlights sequence (without music) and then every hour, on the hour play a musical sequence. When it's done go back to the repeating lights only sequence. I can't seem to see how I can do this in FPP (which I...
  16. J

    Please help - FPP Channel Outputs / Issues

    Hi All, Hope everyone's displays are up and running nicely - mine however, is not. I started out in the pixel game this year, and decided to start small. I'm running a Pi3B+ with FPP loaded (just updated to 2.5 this evening). I'm also running a PiCap -...
  17. TastyHamSandwich

    FPP Won't Run Scheduler/Play Playlist Until I Plug Ethernet In

    Greetings, everyone! So I've got something of a unique issue in front of me, suddenly. I haven't seen this problem in the past, but I've so far been unable to roll back to a version of FPP that doesn't do this to me. I warn you now of the wall of text that is coming up, so skip to the bottom...
  18. AAH

    Falcon Player (FPP) download locations

    I don't know if these are the "official" locations or not but the 2 main variants of FPP can be grabbed from the sites below http://fpp.bc2va.org/images/ http://fpp.bc2va.org/images/FPP-v2.0-Alpha-Pi-20180315.zip is currently the latest alpha 2.0 release for Pi Install instructions...
  19. S

    BeagleBone Black running Falcon Player on P10's

    Greetings from the Gold Coast, I am having trouble getting my P10 panels to display a sequence (created with xLights 2017.32) using a BBB with Octoscrolla and FPP v1.9-64. It is a 5h x 4w matrix, all panels with arrows up, connected to an octoscrolla, outputs 1-5. Each output is driving a...
  20. jaredo

    FPP Display Voting Website & Yet another 'Christmas Light Finder'

    Hi All, I've been working on a project on and off for the past year or so. It's primary focus is allowing/enabling voting on sequences in my display and secondary as a Christmas light finder for my local community. I'm intending to let viewers use this functionality in 2017 The aim was to make...
  21. Adelaide Mini 2017 - Falcon Player: what is it, why use it?

    Adelaide Mini 2017 - Falcon Player: what is it, why use it?

    Presented by keithsw1111. What is Falcon Player and why would you want to use it in your Christmas lights display?
  22. Sydney Mini 2016 - Falcon (Pi) Player

    Sydney Mini 2016 - Falcon (Pi) Player

    Presented by BradsXmasLights for the 2016 Sydney Mini.
  23. Adelaide Mini 2015 - Raspberry Pi running Falcon Player

    Adelaide Mini 2015 - Raspberry Pi running Falcon Player

    Presented by Superman for the Adelaide Mini 2015 - Day 2. Thanks to Falcon (Pi) Player, you no longer need to have a "show computer" running your show. Apolo...
  24. Falcon Player

    Falcon Player (formally Falcon Pi Player, FPP) does remote playback of your sequences without a using relatively expensive laptop/desktop. It is a solution to the conductor or director products. The Falcon Player (FPP) runs on Linux, which is on a Sing