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  1. Helty

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    Hey guy,
    Where do you guys get your 2 core power injection cable from and your heat tube?

    Thanks guys
     
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    Heatshrink tubing is sold by Jaycar, Altronics, Bunnings, eBay, etc. Similarly cable can be got at many places. Check out the ACL wiki page for suppliers.
     
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    Heat Shrink:
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/530-pcs...re-Cable-Insulation-Sleeving-Kit/382462989399

    Power Injection cable
    https://www.aliexpress.com/store/pr...ml?spm=2114.12010612.8148356.9.5dd08124tDlm1D

    Extension Cables: (Try not to go past 8 meter extension cables. You normally degrade signal after 6 meters. This is a complete variable all depends on your setup.)
    https://www.aliexpress.com/store/pr...l?spm=2114.12010612.8148356.53.5dd08124tDlm1D

    For the other end of my power injection I use figure 8 speaker cable and solder to the pig tail. (Solder -> silicone -> heat shrink)
    https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/20m-14a...Audio-with-OFC-Lifetime-Warranty/252800524793
    (I normally go to a wholesaler as you can get it cheaper) The other side of the cable goes into a fuse block for power injection with the Power supplies ground connect to the controllers ground.
     
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    Thanks, that's handy to know.

    Over that distance, you've also got to look at voltage drop depending upon the number of pixels too.
     
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    Thanks everyone for the help
     
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    I highly recommend those null pixels from Alan. They are the bomb
     
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    I have a couple of falcon f-amps from binny I am going to use
     

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