Reject Shop Solar Balls

OzAz

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I used the led modules like the ones @MD389 used. Best thing is they fit to existing screw holes. But I guess if you have leftover other pixels they'll work too, you just might have more obvious "hot spots".
I have noticed that my balls have gone a bit orangey/brown after 6+ months in the sun, but doesn't effect brightness or colour at night.
 

David_AVD

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Just make sure you measure the no-load voltage on the power supply to make sure it's not significantly higher than 12V.
 

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has anyone couple spare of these ? I'm trying to do an outline of the driveway with them and I think I'm going to be about 2 short , although I'll take more if if you have them for spares , willing to paying postage etc
 

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Worst case I can probably bring a few to the Sydney mini if you dont find a better option, but I'm not willing to post them.
 

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Worst case I can probably bring a few to the Sydney mini if you dont find a better option, but I'm not willing to post them.
where are you at Daryl ? I'm actually on the border nsw and qld
 

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Today I noticed that TRS have a 4 pack of wall mount solar balls for $10 in their catalogue.

I've not seem them in person, but it looks like the same ball and base so should suit the same 42mm pixel module?

Anyway, I thought these may be an interesting alternative.
solar-ball-fence.jpg
 

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I just had to go buy a set. Also got a bunch of tinsel and bows for $0.25 each !

The pack contains what appears to be 4 of the same type of solar balls as the single ones. It also has 4 wall mount brackets. The spacing between the mounting holes in the base of the ball is 47.5mm approx.

solar-ball-fence2.jpg
 
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