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  1. Nodent

    Nodent Apprentice Elf

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    I'm not even going to explain.

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    why do the yellow lines go accross both top & bottom of each set of pixels?
     
  3. AAH

    AAH I love blinky lights :) Community Project Designer

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    Better questions would be.
    1 why is there no power injection at the halfway mark of each 100 pixels?
    2 what controller does 700 pixels out of 1 output?
     
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    Nodent Apprentice Elf

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    The colors change because of the cable I'm using. The Pixels are all in 1 zig zag series. The spots I don't need the data to travel I use the extra wires to transfer power until it's needed to transfer data and clock instead.
     
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    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    Answer to question 2 is a Minleon Effects and NDB controller will allow you to configure upto 800 pixels from one output with power injection of coarse but im sure he is not using that.

    But this drawing confuses me more than anything, what voltage are you using and what lights and what are the distances because these do determine the amount of injection that you will require.
     
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    Re: Wrap your head on this schematic. :p

    The distance from the end of one arch to the start of another in 10ft using 18 gauge security wire, but the injections are ever arch start and end using the 4 wire 18 gauge doubled up.

    I have 2 runs of security wire running the total length of both sides as power bars. The pixels tap in for power and data transfer to the next set of pixels.
     
  7. Kaden

    Kaden Pixels! I need more pixels!

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    What's to explain? You clearly have lost your mind and are joining the rest of us!
     

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