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  1. insttechno

    insttechno New Elf

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    This is my first year running pixels, I've been testing using a SenDevices E682 and some bullets and strips + Xlights.


    Keen to read the material here and learn more about power injection etc and how people are mounting up lights.


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    OzAz Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Hi, welcome from another novocastrian, this is my first year running anything :)
     
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    Power injection is powering pixels directly from the power supply and not through the controller. It is particularly useful for controllers that support large numbers of pixels on one output. It also allows you to use multiple voltages on the same output. It's not too difficult and the main thing to remember is that you need to cut the positive line in the pixel string between two power supplies. You should leave the negative connected. This isn't required if you are only using one power supply.
     
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    bpj1980 / Boot Full Time Elf

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    Welcome insttechno, only a short drive south of you, Sunny Central Coast for me, great place to get all the info you need, jump in chat sometime if you have any niggly questions, great people always around to try and help out.
    This is my 3rd Year with Computer controlled lights, will be 2nd year with Pixels,
     
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    insttechno New Elf

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    I read the 101 guide yesterday that was great. Explained power injection perfectly.
     
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    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

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    Welcome to ACL Insttechno
     
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    Benslights Dedicated Elf Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    welcome to ACL hope to catch you in chat some time
     
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    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    Welcome to ACL. lots of great help and advice here, so hope it all helps to get you a nice display/show this year
     

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