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Modeling Mega Tree

Discussion in 'xLights (Nutcracker)' started by Gilrock, Nov 28, 2014.

  1. Gilrock

    Gilrock Full Time Elf

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    I want to model my new pixel tree in xLights but I don't see anywhere that I can tell it the strands zig-zag up and down as they go around the tree. i.e. The top of string 1 connects to string 2 at the top and then the bottom of string 2 connects to string 3 at the bottom. So I have 32 strings with 42 pixels each and I'm using 8 universes to drive each set of 4 strings.
     
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    how I did it was when I created my model in xlights you specified actual strings as output in my case (9) and 100 RGB nodes per string and 4 strands per string and that mapped it out as a zig-zag. I hope that helps
     
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    Thanks I see what you mean. That makes it a lot easier to map the channel numbers also since there is a gap between each string.
     
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    we have just 3 prompts
    #strings. This is the physical strings you have
    # nodes. How many nodes are on each physical string
    # strands per string (Or how many folds to make on your physical strings)
     

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