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Offline bisquit476

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TX/RX build
« on: August 16, 2010, »
Here is a TX/RX build in pictures. Hope someone finds it useful.

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2010, »
Thanks for the how-to.  I'm hoping for a box today and this will be very helpful.


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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2010, »
Thanks so much this helps a lot! should be a fun day of soldering.  ;D ;D ;D

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2010, »
Will the Tx/Rx work without the LED's soldered in?  I left mine out also, awaiting cases.
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2010, »
The LED's are just indicators for power and DMX data link.
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2010, »
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Will the Tx/Rx work without the LED's soldered in?  I left mine out also, awaiting cases.

I have one built with, and one without LED's, both work flawlessly.

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #6 on: August 22, 2010, »
This pdf has been linked to in the wiki for the ver 2 wireless stuff.

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #7 on: August 25, 2010, »
I want to power this with a 9v battery. Not sure if they were 6v but I could even build a 6v battery pack with 4 AA batteries and attach the wall wart plug end and that way i could use them battery powered or use the cord. Anyway any suggestions to make these fully wireless would be great.

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #8 on: August 25, 2010, »
I doubt that a battery would work very well.  Using a battery would have you manually turning the unit on and off every night or more like pluging in and unplugging the battery.  I would believe that the TX/RX would make short work of a standard 9V battery.  Anyway you look at it, the unit will require an ethernet cable plugged into it so it will never be "completely" wireless.  There has been discussion of supplying power units like these by using one of the unusd pairs in the ethernet cable but as RJ pointed out, there could be issues doing that.
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #9 on: August 25, 2010, »
I set up a TX/RX connected to my MR16 with 30 lights connected. This is all connected to 2 six-volt lantern batteries. It has been running and blinking non stop for 3 days now. It is fully wireless for my Halloween costume as I walk around.  :) :)

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #10 on: January 12, 2011, »
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #11 on: March 31, 2011, »
silly question, not found in the wiki...

The wireless (ver 2) will do one universe.....
Will it do PixelNet ?  just curious.
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #12 on: March 31, 2011, »
What type of power supply is everyone using & where can I get ?

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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2011, »
If you are buying the parts kit, it will come with the transformer.  It is a Triad WDU6-300,
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Re: TX/RX build
« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2011, »
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silly question, not found in the wiki...

The wireless (ver 2) will do one universe.....
Will it do PixelNet ?  just curious.

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