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Offline David Pitts

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #15 on: March 10, 2015, 11:08:20 AM »
Yes i went with drivers used from F16v1. I would expect 15 ft for single nodes and 25 ft for strips. I would not bank on 50ft. for either F16-B or F16v2. 
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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #16 on: March 10, 2015, 02:22:26 PM »
Yes i went with drivers used from F16v1. I would expect 15 ft for single nodes and 25 ft for strips. I would not bank on 50ft. for either F16-B or F16v2.

Looks like I did a typo in my last message, I meant 50 feet (not 5) and it looks like you knew what I meant.

Will the Falcon v1 still be available? It looks to be a much cheaper solution than the v2 if its capabilities fit what I need.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #17 on: March 10, 2015, 02:50:44 PM »
Yes they are.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #18 on: March 10, 2015, 03:07:30 PM »
Yes they are.

There aren't any in the store. I suppose v1 will be available at the same time as the v2 when it comes out?

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #19 on: March 10, 2015, 04:05:08 PM »
Yes they are.

There aren't any in the store. I suppose v1 will be available at the same time as the v2 when it comes out?

I have a few boards. I will run a coop for those that are interested soon.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #20 on: March 10, 2015, 04:13:40 PM »
I have updated the page with most emails i have received.
Changes from original release are shown with a PEACH background

http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/rgb_controllers/
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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #21 on: March 11, 2015, 09:12:13 AM »
Wow! Amazing job Sean. The manual for the 682 states that gamma correction is only applied in certain configurations and I have confirmed it via testing. So that cell in your grid should be a qualified yes.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #22 on: March 11, 2015, 09:20:05 AM »
As for the firmware upgrade, the Zeus probably should be listed as Not On Board.  There is no ISPC header on the Zeus and the PIC's need to be removed from the board to be flashed.  You can also use a Pickit-2 to flash them if you are still lucky enough to have one.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #23 on: March 13, 2015, 04:38:56 PM »
I have added controllers from RonP to the RGB Controller web page.

RonP makes 4 controllers 8,16,32,64 universe boards.
Assembled his controllers are (I made up part numbers for them "Ronp-32" for example)
Ronp-64: $105
Ronp-32: $85
Ronp-16: $65
Ronp-8: Assembled 8 universe controller not available, you can buy the bare board for $4


He runs his group buys here
http://diychristmas.org/vb1/showthread.php?3689-Sixteen-Universe-Group-Buy

The web page that shows the comparison between the various rgb controllers is here
http://nutcracker123.com/nutcracker/rgb_controllers/

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #24 on: March 13, 2015, 07:09:18 PM »
I believe you also need to install daughter boards on Ron's boards depending on whether you want to use them for pixels or led panels or....  Did you factor in those costs?
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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2015, 07:25:44 PM »
Romp sent me spreadsheet that had these costs. I'll ask him what it covers


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16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2015, 07:42:02 PM »
Great.  I want to do the same for his support of LED panels since I am doing a presentation at the regional C.L.A.P. meeting in a couple months and want to  be able to list his options as well as the Octoscroller and FPP.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #27 on: May 24, 2015, 06:17:26 PM »
Doesn't the E682 do native DMX as well as Renard?

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #28 on: May 24, 2015, 06:52:16 PM »
Yes, and it is listed in the comparison.

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Re: 16+ striing RGB controller comparison
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2015, 08:26:32 PM »
Sorry about that...I was looking at input

 

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