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Pixlite16 - all nodes light up when plugged in (and stay lit)

Discussion in 'Advatek Lights' started by lowepg, Feb 20, 2015.

  1. lowepg

    lowepg New Elf

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    I've double checked my wiring and everything SEEMS right.

    5v input voltage.
    Green led lit steady
    Status light blinking red.

    When I plug in a string of pixels (pixel bulbs from holidaycoro) they ALL light up white.... And stay lit. These are 3-wire pixels (no clock wire)

    I CAN find the controller from my pc with the setup software, but this occurs even when unplugged from network.
     
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  3. gerry

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    Hi,

    Perhaps you can use the hardware test function first ..

    Disconnect the PC from the network only. Ensure that the router/switch is connected to the Pixlite 16. the two lights you shoule be on/flashing as u have described.

    Then press the IP switch (which is near the red flashing light) for at least 3 secs and release . This will initiate a test seq with the lights going on diff colours (described in the manual).

    Does that occur ?
     
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    Thanks.... I had sent a support ticket to advatek but assumed it would take some time for them to reply.

    As it turns out, I had a reply within about 15 minutes and they exactly diagnosed the problem (incorrect led type set in config). A few minutes later, up and running perfectly!

    Wonderful support!!!!
     

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