News:

Server migration complete, Welcome to version 2.1.1

+-+-

+-User

Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
 
 
 
Forgot your password?

+-Site Stats

Members
Total Members: 15649
Latest: zj023
New This Month: 53
New This Week: 0
New Today: 0
Stats
Total Posts: 128342
Total Topics: 15781
Most Online Today: 57
Most Online Ever: 7634
(January 21, 2020, 02:14:03 AM)
Users Online
Members: 3
Guests: 25
Total: 28

Noob: Can't get F16v4 to Output Any Lights

Started by Oxytousc, November 13, 2022, 06:50:20 PM

Previous topic - Next topic

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Oxytousc

Alright, I'm brand new to this. Just got my F16v4. I have it in ZCPP. It's showing in XLights. I define a layout for a single string, just to test it. It's a 150 node WS2815 strip (I've tied the backup and data lines together on the first pixel.) It's showing packets moving to the controller, but I get zero lights lighting up. I swapped in a 50 node WS2811 string and I get the same. I'm certain I'm doing something wrong. Help!

Newbie
San Gabriel, CA

Poporacer

If to err is human, I am more human than most people.

Oxytousc

I thought I did. It was my understanding that ZCPP would auto configure it. Maybe I'm wrong and should be using E131?

I've got a Kulp K4 and I was able to get that to output just fine. 
Newbie
San Gabriel, CA

JonD

If you have it setup correctly in x-Lights, the Falcon should auto-configure as well.  There are cases it makes sense to use E131, but if you don't have a case, then it would be better to let x-Lights handle it.

Oxytousc

That's what I figured, but given that it isn't outputting I'm guessing it might be one of those cases. I"m going to try to clear it all out and see what I get starting fresh.
Newbie
San Gabriel, CA

JonD

#5
Quote from: Oxytousc on November 14, 2022, 08:08:23 AMgiven that it isn't outputting I'm guessing it might be one of those cases.
I have several of those E1.31 cases and still use E1.31, so will not be much help to you with the auto-configure option, but did notice you did not specify your Falcon model number on your controller settings.  That most likely will need to be set, a long with all the correct expansions options defined, which could be the issue.

Oxytousc

I was able to get it with ZCPP. Turns out part of the problem was I'd popped a couple fuses--my own stupid for letting a couple pig tails arc. And I need to just reinitalize and set things up.
Newbie
San Gabriel, CA

Support FPP

+- Recent Topics

Script/Plug-In Trigger on Data by Bwinter
Today at 02:32:49 PM

F16v3 Won't boot or power on by rjhodgefamily
Today at 02:22:05 PM

F48v4NS - Pi or No Pi? by rjhodgefamily
Today at 02:17:25 PM

Set Time/Date by Rick
January 29, 2023, 10:09:08 PM

help getting started, next step? by Poporacer
January 28, 2023, 05:10:18 PM

Trying to configure LOR CF50D Floods on FPP Pi Player with PiCap by half.fast
January 28, 2023, 03:19:37 PM

wifi issues on BBB running fpp v6.3 by k6ccc
January 28, 2023, 02:04:23 PM

BBB / FPP sending data to ESP32 WLED by srwmemphis
January 28, 2023, 04:39:02 AM

raspberry PI 3 / PI 4 by mrfix1
January 27, 2023, 07:13:55 AM

Bug in newest release by tbone321
January 26, 2023, 06:14:26 PM

Powered by EzPortal
Powered by SMFPacks Menu Editor Mod