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  1. Ward awesome job! I commented on your facebook...

    Ward awesome job! I commented on your facebook share as well.
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    The Udp.beginMulticast() Initializes the wiz...

    The Udp.beginMulticast() Initializes the wiz chips built in multicast capabilities. This is essential since it is what handles IGMP for you. Just remember that once you place this on a managed...
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    Need more info . Code examples are helpful. ...

    Need more info . Code examples are helpful. What Ethernet library are you using because Older ones did not support multicast. Fire up wireshark and see if you get any igmp registrations coming...
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    I currently use the DMA driven octows2811 and...

    I currently use the DMA driven octows2811 and attempted to invert the IO logic but from the scope I did not get output timing to work yet. I put it on the back burner for now but may revisit it...
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    I worked on this chip once. Double check but the...

    I worked on this chip once. Double check but the tm1814 logic is not the same as a neopixel. It’s almost opposite. The only way you can get this strip to work is to bitbang your own code or...
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    Hi the TM1814 is an awkward chip. I am curious...

    Hi the TM1814 is an awkward chip. I am curious are you getting anything close to what your expecting like colors and intensities? Are you getting random color and flicker?
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    Edward has a good point and becomes even more...

    Edward has a good point and becomes even more broad in different countries. The only issue I see is if your regulatory authority has any PCB / component / quality requirements then it may be...
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    From what I understand Medical certification like...

    From what I understand Medical certification like automotive certification requires a rigorous certification requiring that every component design and safety passes each of the stringent tests. We...
  9. Teensy 4.0 Leading option for Smart LEDs with I2SWS2811??

    Teensy 3.2 is where I started being serious with smart LEDS using the OCTOWS2811. This platform has been very rewarding and for me has advanced to a nice solution providing up to 43,520 Pixels of...
  10. If code suggestions donít fix, I am guessing that...

    If code suggestions donít fix, I am guessing that the led draw is too much for the teensy to sink/source properly. I recall that pinball leds with built in resistors is to prevent lighting when the...
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    Yes! I am afraid I ended up somewhere in the...

    Yes! I am afraid I ended up somewhere in the deep end.
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    Its going to be one of those your mileage will...

    Its going to be one of those your mileage will vary. One thing that happens in long runs is the signal logic not only can get noise in the line but also suffer from voltage drop. That voltage drop...
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    TOMv Can you take a clear picture of the board...

    TOMv Can you take a clear picture of the board with all the pins of the K66?
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    All good Brad. The octo board is good to...

    All good Brad.

    The octo board is good to get your feet wet and quickly connect to pixels using common easily accessible materials like the cat5/6 cables etc. Its not really intended for long...
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    I tend to dance around peoples answers. I will...

    I tend to dance around peoples answers. I will break my response down directly



    Yes on daisy chain. Keep in mind there are limitations! The limitations are Frames perscond / how many pixels...
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    My last Christmas light show I used 6 custom...

    My last Christmas light show I used 6 custom Teensy controllers with a custom breakout boards all ran from xlights/LOR. My farthest pixel was about 15 feet. most were within that range.

    crees
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    What you have will get you started in playing...

    What you have will get you started in playing with pixels and code. To make a Christmas light show will take some more engineering and parts. Distances will vary but I have gone up to 90ft inside...
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    Get a large usb hub and run tycommander to manage...

    Get a large usb hub and run tycommander to manage and deploy to many teensies. I developed a custom usb backplane to manage and Maintain firmware to my t3.2 boards.
  19. Hi please take a look at this project. Uses...

    Hi please take a look at this project. Uses Teensy and will work with jinx.

    https://ackalyte.com/products/basetee
  20. Perhaps tycommander could offer some of the...

    Perhaps tycommander could offer some of the functionality your looking for.
  21. Generally you donít want to omit caps feeding the...

    Generally you donít want to omit caps feeding the MCU. They are essential in filtering out unwanted frequency and ripple disturbances etc. Omitting them may contribute to the teensy acting...
  22. I could possibly help if you don’t find someone. ...

    I could possibly help if you don’t find someone. I have made several custom boards with the teensy bootloader and chip. I’m in the the middle of a project at the moment but later next month i...
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    This is very doable and I have done it. The...

    This is very doable and I have done it. The important question is, are your driving this via serial or by network protocol such as artnet or sACN. The octows2811 code will be common on both but the...
  24. Could also be a ground loop issue. I have seen...

    Could also be a ground loop issue. I have seen similar issues in the rs485 stuff. On the rs485 project I am working on I ended up using a DC / DC power isolator and opto isolators to prevent...
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    Take it to a local electronics / tv repair shop. ...

    Take it to a local electronics / tv repair shop. They should have a rework Station and reattach it If the pads are not damaged etc.
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    I currently have a setup that can run 21760 LEDs...

    I currently have a setup that can run 21760 LEDs (that’s at half capacity) using multiple custom teensy based controllers. That setup allows up to 40 FPS but can go 60 FPS if I reduce the leds per...
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    Curious does the Ethernet module have a link...

    Curious does the Ethernet module have a link light when you connect it to a switch?

    The reset code is more for the w5200 but I still have it for my boards that use the w5500 chip and this is...
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    Also Keep in mind it all depends on how your LED...

    Also Keep in mind it all depends on how your LED is wired. A 0 Value may be full on where a 255 Value will be off or Opposite. Can you elaborate on how the LED's annode and cathode is wired to...
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    FastLED - Sad news

    Those who have worked with this library probably have seen the tremendous work that Daniel Garcia has done with fastLED. As I understand it Daniel Passed away from a boating incident. The are...
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    We Need more info, without any code most of us...

    We Need more info, without any code most of us are unable to help. However I know this chip and know you need to make sure the CS pin is used since the board you have also has card reader sharing...
  31. We use automotive fuses on all pixel feeds with...

    We use automotive fuses on all pixel feeds with the appropriate rating. you could get something like this between your pixel + Feed and your power circuit
    ...
  32. My solution was to take the MCU serial number and...

    My solution was to take the MCU serial number and insert it as the teensy unique serial number. The better way is to write up a utility to write once block. I have not dived into the document to...
  33. Can you place the teensy 3.6 in a breadboard and...

    Can you place the teensy 3.6 in a breadboard and use jumper wires to the octo? It appears the correct color is being sent but there is a timing issue or noise / signal issue that is throwing the...
  34. I have driven ws2813 LEDs without issue on the...

    I have driven ws2813 LEDs without issue on the octows2811.
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    You may need to delete the glediator serial and...

    You may need to delete the glediator serial and add it back again with the correct matrix configuration.
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    As long as your matrix configuration matches the...

    As long as your matrix configuration matches the 30x32 then it should patch all the way.
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    The 1 is a fuse. Direct short appears to be the...

    The 1 is a fuse. Direct short appears to be the issue. The other component is hard to tell perhaps a resistor or ferrite
  38. Then again I use an ethernet module to drive my...

    Then again I use an ethernet module to drive my 5440 pixels and I need every bit of CPU to keep on top of the buffers. If your just animating fastLED effects and not taking in alot of data then you...
  39. The Octows2811 boards are just fast Level...

    The Octows2811 boards are just fast Level shifters that take the teensy 3.3v output to 5v logic that the pixels expect. That being said you can connect as many octo boards you need to accommodate...
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    The LED chip is dependent on the controller and...

    The LED chip is dependent on the controller and not the software. The UCS2903 has near identical timing as the WS2811 chip. Since teensy uses the OCTOWS2811 library to control ws2811 LEDS you...
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    It gets very tricky. Try Fast patch to your...

    It gets very tricky. Try Fast patch to your serial port zigzag/snake top right 960 (X). And your Y can be 32. It should zigzag your 960 pixels into 32 rows. Assuming your using octows2811 you...
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    Jinx, gladiator, xlights are some the the free...

    Jinx, gladiator, xlights are some the the free ones that I have personally used with teensy hardware. Madrix, resolume, Grand MA are other lighting application that can be use depending on the...
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    Perfect info! We will be ordering at least 100+...

    Perfect info! We will be ordering at least 100+ at a time and was curious how to go about this. Thanks!
  44. I forgot that I did have some test code in post...

    I forgot that I did have some test code in post 29 of this thread that might get you what you need.
  45. Hi make sure your using the one socket library. ...

    Hi make sure your using the one socket library. However since your using w5500 chip you will need to adapt the one socket detect the w5500 chip. Check the github for the original one socket...
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    No I recall it’s a specific library. I don’t...

    No I recall it’s a specific library. I don’t have that library on my laptop I am on now. But try a couple different ones to see if they satisfy the compile or modify the existing code to...
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    See post 9 from this link. This should give you...

    See post 9 from this link. This should give you some ideas . Perhaps put a sensor or switch to tigger effects.
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    without seeing code its hard to see what your...

    without seeing code its hard to see what your doing to detect sync on the slave. In my mind the slave needs to be sure to detect a sync from the master and it uses this detection to fire off LED...
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    I did not see any reference of octows2811 library...

    I did not see any reference of octows2811 library . If you are using the octows2811 library then there is no need to define pin 14. It’s predefined. Instead you would use pin 2 for the first...
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    Yes . Most of these types of leds really work...

    Yes . Most of these types of leds really work better with a level shifter. This is why Paul has the octows2811 available to show how to effectively drive the ws281x variants.

    Just recently...
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