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"Dumb" Pixel Strings

Discussion in 'RGB Lights - Intelligent Pixels and 3-Channel RGB' started by magish01, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. fasteddy

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    The same rules apply as strip, pixel strings will also show a black IC and have a description of being 2801. 6803, 3001 ect or smartstring. Always look closely at the picture to see if there is a black glob on the pixel board which would mean it has an IC, otherwise with no IC there would only be resistors

    With strings you can cut at any point down to the individual LED.

    If your wanting some dumb strings then there are 2 choices, 12Vdc and 5Vdc. 5Vdc being the correct design but comes in strings of 50 and 12Vdc being very inefficient but suffering less voltage drop and comes in a string of 100.


    12Vdc IP68 resin filled RGB DC strings: http://www.aliexpress.com/fm-store/701799/209889132-522236867/IP68-DC12V-input-12mm-through-hole-LED-channel-letter-RGB-color-100pcs-a-string.html

    5Vdc IP68 resin filled RGB DC strings: http://www.aliexpress.com/fm-store/701799/209889132-522237021/IP68-DC5V-input-12mm-through-hole-LED-channel-letter-RGB-color-50pcs-a-string.html
     
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    Bill - We (Holidaycoro.com) sell a whole group of DC controllers at prices cheaper than ordering from china. You can find them here:
    http://www.holidaycoro.com/RGB-DMX-DIY-DMX-CONTROLLERS-s/1837.htm
    We also have samples of different RGB items that you can puchase in single quanities:
    http://www.holidaycoro.com/RGB-DMX-DIY-Lights-s/1838.htm
    Thanks,
    David
     
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    That would be correct and is why it is the better choice. You can also get these in resin form with the 2801, 3001 and 6803 pixels.
     

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