A new start....

A project log for FLED

An LED display showing visualizations and rendering data from a variety of TCP sources over the Open Pixel Control protocol

Ben DelarreBen Delarre 01/27/2015 at 18:251 Comment

So the LEDs have died again. Typical really, we fixed them up just two days ago replacing another blown unit, but it once again died. These really have been the worst LEDs I have ever encountered, bright and cheap, but completely unreliable.

Therefore its time to start our rebuild. Our APA102 led strips have arrived from aliexpress, 12x 5m strips:

We also got a new 120A 5v supply to run them all since we're going to be driving 1728 (54x32) leds at a max rating of 60ma we're talking just over 100A draw when full white.

Time to figure out how we're going to drive them!


charliex wrote 01/31/2015 at 16:12 point

that sucks, is it the power ? good luck on the apa's

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