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Help needed fo 2013 mega tree

Discussion in 'Mega, Mini, Spiral & Pixel Trees' started by macflea, Jan 12, 2013.

  1. macflea

    macflea New Elf

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    Hi all
    This season i want to start branching away from 240V plug n play starting with a mega tree that will run nutcracker. My plans are to be 2.5meters tall running ws2811ic pixels modules 16 string (25 up and 25 down)so it will be a 32 string tree at 360 deg = 2400 channel count.
    So what im asking for is some advice on what im going to need to purchase to make this happen. My thoughts are to order
    1 x 350w power supply from ray wu
    2 x PR12's from 1Jsys
    16 x pixel strings ws2811ic pixel modules from ray wu
    and apart from these items what else will I need apart from plus and cable.
    If and when I get this sorted all other elements I want to add should be a sinch .
    Thanks in advance for any advice given
    (one half of macflea) Mac
     
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    Also I would add 3 Core Male and Female Connectors
     
  3. fasteddy

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    Why the 2 ECG-P12R?
    The one ECG-P12R will more than handle your tree. Why not connect 2 strings per output then you still have 4 outputs left. Seems to be an expensive way using only one string per output.
    I would be using 2 power supplies instead of 1 so you can use the 2 banks of the ECG-P12R and give yourself some redundancy as if using the Ray Wu power supplies then i would always either have spare capacity or a spare power supply as these can fail and have failed for a few of us in the past.
     
  4. cscool36

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    Hi Macflea,
    My 2012 display I used 1 x E681 with 8 strings 25up and 25 down about 3meters high. The new E682 is setup with 16 output for 50 pixels per output. This could be another option for you.
    I can send some photo if it helps.
    Colin
     
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    if you could Colin that would help heaps
    Cheers
    Mac
     
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    Some Photo's of my mega Tree about 3.5 meters high. 1200mm round at base.

    Made from 32mm aluminium tube (2.4M long) and 40mm aluminium tube(2.0M long) , 600mm goes into the ground.
     

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