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#11
Falcon PiCap / do I need license for my picap...
Last post by gemoomaw@gmail.com - July 13, 2024, 03:03:10 PM
I just got this message when acessing my picap. Saying I need a license. is this new?
This cape EEPROM is not signed. Output will be limited to 50 Pixels  This cape EEPROM is not signed. Output will be limited to 50 Pixels 
#12
Falcon Player (FPP) / USB (and other) issues on Pi Z...
Last post by zaicik - July 13, 2024, 10:58:55 AM
USB port on my Pi Zero 2W is not working properly.

Here's a list of symptoms I compiled and things I've tried:

1/ plugged in various USB drives directly
=> they don't show up in fpp (i.e. in FPP Backup, even after clicking refresh)
=> they don't show up in the os (lsusb -t returns a single line: Bus 01.Port 1: Dev 1, Class=root_hub, Driver=dwc2/1p, 480M)

1b/ plugged in various USB drives through a USB hub, and plugged in an sd card reader => same results

2/ plugged in various USB audio interfaces
=> they don't show up in FPP (Settings/Audio-Video only list "Dummy") (lsusb -t returns the same result, and aplay -l returns: card 0: Dummy [Dummy], device 0: Dummy PCM [Dummy PCM]) *more on that later

3/ plugged an usb-usb cable to link-up with a Pico or a NodeMCU
=> no luck either (ttyACM0 doesn't magically appear)

4/ USB Tethering doesn't work (tested with a macbook, an iPad and a PC)


FURTHER INFORMATION:
All this is on FPP v7.5.
I tried with 2 different Pi Zero 2W, with and without a HAT attached.
The USB port has no physical issues (all those things above work perfectly well with a Raspbian sd-card inserted)

Out of curiosity and seeking to trace the source of the issue, I tried older builds and found out that USB tethering works on my Zero 2Ws with FPP v5.5 and doesn't with v6.3 (i didn't try all intermediates, but I'm guessing the jump to 6.0 is when it happened)


ONE LAST THING (cf my * early, and then I'm done for today):
with v7.5: "Dummy" is the only audio output device available (on a bare install, no HAT, no strings configured)
with v5.5: two devices were available (forgot the names but one was for audio over hdmi)

Guidance into solving these issues would be greatly appreciated <3
#13
xLights / Re: Multiple text effects caus...
Last post by dkulp - July 13, 2024, 08:44:07 AM
Quote from: breese on July 13, 2024, 05:49:26 AMMy understanding of this:
Once you do a Full Render, save, just clicking on an effect should not cause the effect or sequence to re-render unless something changed.
Nope.  Not how it works at all.  Whenever you click on an effect, it triggers a render.   Always.

QuoteIs that not what the Render Cache is all about?
Not at all.   The Render Cache has absolutely nothing to do with this scenario at all.   The Render Cache stores results of individual effects, not everything blended together with the layers and such.

#14
xLights / Re: Multiple text effects caus...
Last post by breese - July 13, 2024, 05:49:26 AM
My understanding of this:
Once you do a Full Render, save, just clicking on an effect should not cause the effect or sequence to re-render unless something changed.
Is that not what the Render Cache is all about?

It seems to work this way in other sequences yet this one with Text effects and a single picture (yes on bottom) acts like no other......
#15
xLights / Re: Multiple text effects caus...
Last post by Poporacer - July 12, 2024, 03:50:24 PM
Quote from: breese on July 09, 2024, 06:19:48 AMbut do not understand why clicking a text effect without making any changes causes it to re-render over and over again.
xLights doesn't render in the background or it would be terrible to work with. When you play a sequence it will try to render on the fly. When you click on an effect, xLights will render that effect immediately. But there is a lot that has to go on when rendering. Looking at the pic you posted, it looks like you have 5 layers and xLights will render layers from the bottom up.
And what might be going on is:
1. You have a large matrix
2. You have an effect that runs the entire length of the sequence on layer 5 (this is probably the biggest cause)

So, when you click on any of those text effects, xLights has to render ALL effects that fall within the timeframe of the text effect that you clicked on. 
That means that it will have to render the picture (Layer 5) for the entire timeframe that the picture effect is on the timeline. Then it will render each of the text effects on each layer. 
I think that might be what is going on?
#16
Falcon Player (FPP) / Re: FPP led Panel Troubleshoot...
Last post by Poporacer - July 12, 2024, 09:29:56 AM
Quote from: jbhubert on July 12, 2024, 05:49:15 AMI watched many tutorials and setups forums pages but nothing seems to work.
The problem with the internet is that anyone can post a tutorial without any qualifications or knowledge. I have seen some awesome tutorials and others that were blatantly incorrect. And the other bad thing about tutorials is that this hobby changes rapidly with new revisions/improvements and a tutorial that was relevant last year, might not be relevant this year. I know, that sucks!

Quote from: jbhubert on July 12, 2024, 05:49:15 AMThe only problem I have is that I can't make anything displayed on LED Panel, either by testing in output menu or in led panel test menu.
Did you configure your panels in FPP? Screenshots are a great help. (Please, not a picture of your screen, but an actual screenshot) Post a screenshot of your LED page

Quote from: jbhubert on July 12, 2024, 05:49:15 AMI'm starting to get pretty tired to re-install distribution on raspberry
It is not common to have to re-install FPP

Quote from: jbhubert on July 12, 2024, 05:49:15 AMI hope that someone will be able to help me !
We need WAAAAY more information than what you provided to give you an accurate answer. Post some screenshots.
But your best and quickest way to get help would be to hop in the Zoom Room. Problems usually get resolved in minutes instead of days.

#17
Falcon PiCap / Re: output controller
Last post by JonD - July 12, 2024, 09:29:07 AM
Quote from: gemoomaw@gmail.com on July 12, 2024, 08:29:25 AMI have created screen shots and saved them as files showing my set up. How do I attach a screen shot file to my reply
You need to hit the black "Reply" button instead of using the quick reply option.  When you hit the reply button instead there will be additional options to attach photos.
#18
Falcon PiCap / Re: output controller
Last post by gemoomaw@gmail.com - July 12, 2024, 08:29:25 AM
Quote from: tbone321 on July 09, 2024, 04:31:58 PMWe need a bit more information than this.  What are you using as the show player?  We would need to see some configuration screens on how you configured your 2 PI's.
I have created screen shots and saved them as files showing my set up. How do I attach a screen shot file to my reply
#19
Falcon Player (FPP) / FPP led Panel Troubleshooting.
Last post by jbhubert - July 12, 2024, 05:49:15 AM
   Hello,

 I am testing a LED panel with 5A/75B card. I made the setup using LEDVision and except some display blinking (due to poor gigabyte usb axpander I think) everything is working laike a charm. I saved the setup on the board as explained in many tutorials and to this point everything is fine.

 I followed all the tutorial about FPP just to test if my panel is working properly. FPP 7.5 is installer on a Raspberry Pi 4 board, I set it up using wifi (first using FPP server) and I connected it to our wifi router. The FPP is working properly and responds well when I'm making changes on the webpage. The 5A/75B board is connected to the only ethernet port of the raspberry pi.

 The only problem I have is that I can't make anything displayed on LED Panel, either by testing in output menu or in led panel test menu. I can see that data is sent over the ethernet, but nothing on the screen. And when I connect it back to my computer on ledvision test menu is OK....

 I watched many tutorials and setups forums pages but nothing seems to work. I'm starting to get pretty tired to re-install distribution on raspberry - I prefer to install it when starting new procedure to avoid previous stup mistakes.

 My goal is to display small images on this small screen not to make a las-vegas show so I definitively need something extremely light.

 To help, here is my panel information :
- 128x128 matrix divided in 4 board (2W 4H)
- LED Panel :
   - Panel ref : S5-2121-RGB-16S-64332-V2.1
   - 64x32 Matrix
   - Decoder chip : ICN2037BP which seems to be equivalent to ICN2038S regarding decoding speed and protocol
   - Driver : RUC7258D
- Driving board 5A/75B
- Upper matric connected to channel 1
- Lower connected to channel 4


 I hope that someone will be able to help me !

 Thanks !
#20
Quote from: pete on July 11, 2024, 05:18:20 PMAKA I could set an SRx2 to "A" and the 8 ports would be four "A"s and four "B"s? 
That is correct

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