Curtain LED lights control with Xlights

David_AVD

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They mention that they are 31V, so you should be able to cut the supplied controller off and wire those lights into a standard DC board.

That's exactly what I've done with net lights before. You will need a suitable power supply of course.
 

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might be the type of string where every second led is reverse polarity, which makes it a bit more difficult!
 

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Gday Stephen , Going by the photos you would probably need a Dmx36 or similar as it looks like the lights have 4 channels ie 5 wires going to the lights. You may need to give them more than 31vdc to get same brightness as the original plug pack.

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The ones marked as 31V are actually 31V DC as far as I know, so no need to increase voltage.

The older style used iron cored 24V AC plugpacks, hence the need to increase for DC.

All of the current ones that I've seen use switch-mode plugpacks so are DC.
 
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