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Falcon pixel controller firmware thread

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    In this thread I will post what I know about Falcon firmware. This is not a support thread. If you think you have a problem with Falcon firmware I recommend you post on the falconchristmas.com forums.

    Upgrade instructions https://pixelcontroller.com/firmware/How to Update Firmware.txt

    v2.50
    • Available for F16v3, F48, F4v3
    • Introduced Smart Receiver support
    • Playback support - Standalone mode
      • Plays xlights FSEQ files stored on the micro SD card
      • FSEQ file must be 20fps uncompressed
      • Supports schedules and playlists
    • Playback support - Remote mode
      • Same limitations as Standalone mode
      • Lets your controller act as an FPP/xSchedule remote/slave
      • Includes WIFI support (note you cannot send e1.31 packets to the controller over wifi)
    v2.51
    • Available for F16v3, F48, F4v3
      No longer available for download
    • Fixed test mode bug. Would lock up network connection if test mode was selected when receiving E131/Artnet.
    • Fixed controller from dropping off network when FPP (Falcon Player) or xSchedule (running as FPP master) is on same network.
    • Fixed 2801 bug introduced with 2.50 firmware. Controller would crash if ws2801 was selected as pixel type.
    • Fixed 2801 bug introduced with 2.50 firmware. Controller would crash if ws2801 was selected as pixel type.
    • Does not support Smart Receivers being uploaded from xLights (https://falconchristmas.com/forum/index.php/topic,11117.msg99881.html#msg99881)
     
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