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Discussion in 'RGB Lights - Intelligent Pixels and 3-Channel RGB' started by bdeditch, Jul 27, 2012.

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    Kaden Pixels! I need more pixels!

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    It sure will. Pretty much any switch will be suitable for e1.31.

    A cheap 10/100mbps switch is all you need.
     
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    Thats good, one less thing I would have to buy.
     
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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Do you mean "conventional DMX512" (RS485) or "DMX over IP" (E1.31 / Streaming ACN) ?

    Only the latter type can be used with computer network switches.
     
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    That's a good point - the fact that rj45 connectors are used for many controllers, people starting out could easily get things confused.
     
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    That is why I posted it under the inteligent pixels.
     
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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    You can buy intelligent pixel controllers with conventional DMX or E1.31 inputs. That's the one "problem" with the common use of RJ45 connectors and CAT5 cable these days. You can never quite tell what someone means unless they specify.
     
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    I am planning on using the Joshua ECG-P12R
     

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