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Sydney/NSW 2014 Sydney Mini/Vivid festival Time Again - 31st of May/1st June - Confirmed

Discussion in 'Mini Archive' started by fasteddy, Dec 30, 2013.

  1. v8manic

    v8manic New Elf

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    Thanks for running this guys, It was a helpful day. The missus wasn't to happy though as I have come home with ideas on how to spend more money.

    Cheers Wade
     
  2. Benslights

    Benslights Dedicated Elf Global Moderator

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    that is one area we can all help you with on this site Wade


    thanks for coming it was great to see so many people as the people is what makes the day
     
  3. ChristmasInKaralee

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    Just a quick question. How many strips was on the matrix that Brad was using with his software?

    Also was the trellis net 50x50 holes?

    I assume it was 50 nodes across.

    Cheers

    Geoff
     
  4. bbayjohn

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    Hi Geoff
    Brad borrowed my matrix for hid demonstration. Yes the plastic lattice does measure 50 x 50mm
    The lights wraped around the chairs on the end.
    This is the strip used (3x50) http://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/5m-led-digital-strip-DC12V-input-WS2811IC-256-scale-10pcs-IC-and-30pcs-5050-SMD-RGB/701799_568458133.html
    As you can see in the pic the strips can move along the lattice.
    [​IMG]
     
  5. ChristmasInKaralee

    ChristmasInKaralee Senior Elf

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    Thanks for that, have you got any video of the matrix in action with words and graphics?


    Cheers
     
  6. lithgowlights

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    It's in the background in many of the video's especially the matrix one
     
  7. Lights on Brunswick

    Lights on Brunswick New Elf

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    great day at the mini, fish, chips and calamari for lunch. i went just for the lunch and the rest was just a bonus.
     
  8. BradsXmasLights

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    Yup, John was nice enough to let me hook in to his matrix. It was being driven by my own software to allow the dynamic/interactive name overlay.

    My own matrix is very similar, again on garden trellis but in a zigzag 136x10 configuration using the single pixel W2811B stuff. I have videos of mine on http://facebook.com/BradsXmasLights and youtube.com/BradsXmasLights

    Regarding the space, I would probably go 100mm vertically if you are planning on laying it flat on the roof. Viewing angle from the ground would probably be better then.
     

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