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Mean Well LED drivers

Discussion in 'Power Supplies' started by Synodontis, May 16, 2012.

  1. Synodontis

    Synodontis New Elf

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    Could someone help me out with some info please? I figure I need to get this part sorted out as it will be the starting point of our system.

    We currently use 20x ELN-60-48P Mean Well drivers to power 20x strings of up to 13 Cree LED's. These are controllable with a PWM controller. Every time I search for PWM controller, I get DMX results. So my question is to those that know & can help is.... can I use a DMX/E1.31 system to control these Mean Wells? or will I need to change these out & replace with another type?

    Thanks in advance.
    Ken & Jen :)
     
  2. David_AVD

    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    The spec sheet says the PWM signal needs to be in the 100Hz ~ 3KHz range, so you'd have to take that into account when looking for a controller to dim them.
     
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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Also, you'll have to keep in mind that most Christmas light PWM controllers pull the output to ground when active. That means you'll need to invert that signal and increase it to 10V to drive the Mean Well units.
     

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