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31V DC SSR?

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  1. Kapiti Kings

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    Hi, I want this to be my first year at starting to sequencing some of my Christmas lights. I have a number of 31V DC "LED blossom trees" that I want to sequence. so the big question is where can I find 31V DC SSR? would i be able to convert the DCSSR ([font=verdana, arial, helvetica, sans-serif]http://doityourselfchristmas.com/wiki/index.php?title=DCSSR_Version_2.4) to 31V ? I see the [/font]MOSFET's are 60V but i'm guessing one just cant wire 31V into it as is?
     
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    See the wiki page I did a while ago. It shows how to use multiple voltages with a regular DC controller. Of course the MOSFETs still need to be rated above the voltage you want to use the lights with.

    https://auschristmaslighting.com/wiki/Controller_Setups_and_Settings#Example_2
     
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    in most cases you just need a way to limit the current.
     
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    I used about 20 of my existing blossom trees and led strings last year that were 31vdc with my Falcon v16 board. You will need a dc board and I used the Hanson DMX36 board. Worked perfect. Has 36 outputs available and used a 31vdc power supply.
     
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    Hey Kapiti.. Your just up the road from me.
     
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    "Just up the road" being over the hill and 50Km up the road?
     
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    Nah, Paraparaumu is only 25km from me... I'm in Pauatahanui. Anyway, happy to help you out if you get stuck... no problem with makign yoru 31V Leds work..
     

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