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Pixel Strobe Controller

Discussion in 'The Development Lab' started by David_AVD, Jan 10, 2013.

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    Reply bump to see what the status of this project became..
     
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    The outcome was that the PIC micro I chose didn't seem to be able to run the 2811 protocol strings. ACL member JustinJ came up with a solution using an Arduino I believe.
     
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    Thanks David. Reading a little on the strings, if I used normal WS2811 controllers with say LSP, I should be able to "stobe" those leds without any special hardware?


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    You'd be able to flash them yes. The limiting factor is the shortest time you can leave the pixel on for.

    I think I read that Ed from J1SYS has added strobe functions to some of his pixel controllers.
     

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