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Offline beatlerat

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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #45 on: March 28, 2018, 07:22:44 PM »
I have another question....Can you run a 3 x 2 P5 matrix w/ 1/16 scan with the pocket scroller and pocket beagle?   Thanks.

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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #46 on: March 28, 2018, 07:34:57 PM »
I have another question....Can you run a 3 x 2 P5 matrix w/ 1/16 scan with the pocket scroller and pocket beagle?   Thanks.


Yes.... That's actually my main "outdoor" test case.   My TuneTo sign is 3 P5 panels tall by two wide.   
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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #47 on: April 15, 2018, 10:24:47 AM »
Noobie questions
So got the board.
Any recommendations on powersupply.
I just found out that I am right next to the Meanwell distributor so can get them cheap.
I was thinking the LRS-350-5

Just wire that to power on pocketscroller?
Will that then power the LED?

I have the WiFi and SD, anything else I am missing (other than my led panel and cable)?




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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #48 on: April 15, 2018, 08:20:37 PM »
I was thinking the LRS-350-5

Just wire that to power on pocketscroller?
Will that then power the LED?

I have the WiFi and SD, anything else I am missing (other than my led panel and cable)?


Lots of folks use the LRS-350-5 so that's a good choice.    Wire that to the PocketScroller is fine.   It won't then power the panels (it might for very low brightness, but really not recommended).  When you get the panels, they will come with power cables that you would then also wire into the LRS-350-5.   


Your missing something to connect the panels together.  That would include mounting screw and connectors.  Boscoyo has connectors, but I personally uses small pieces of plexiglass that I drilled holes in.  Also then missing some way of waterproofing everything.  Some sort of enclosure.   

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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #49 on: April 17, 2018, 01:08:12 PM »
Just waiting for Panels to arrive
Do I just need to wire Panels to LRS or do I need a something between that and the panels (I see folks using a power distributor).
I think living near mouser is going to be expensive for me.


Let me know of anything else from there you think I should get for this or next project.


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Re: PocketScroller...
« Reply #50 on: April 19, 2018, 01:20:52 PM »
So looks like I got things working.


Can one of you share a good test sequence for 4X1 P10?

I did my old school test of hello world.
First mistake was I forgot to change drop down so I ordered 8 6" cables. Thus the 4X1 setup


https://youtu.be/WG241rgW_30
« Last Edit: April 19, 2018, 07:33:58 PM by rwthib »

 

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