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  1. You bring up some possible issues. SPI wires...

    You bring up some possible issues. SPI wires should be even and short as possible but PCB is the best. However make sure your power is also good. I have seen issues with the power supply powering...
  2. Great news! Yes please share videos!

    Great news! Yes please share videos!
  3. Delete your 8 controllers and create Only two. ...

    Delete your 8 controllers and create Only two. One with 1-32 universes and the other with 33-64 universes with 510 channels per universe. Or keep it simple and just define the one controller /...
  4. Also in xlights there is a great test tool that...

    Also in xlights there is a great test tool that will cycle each channel/color
  5. The channels can be confusing, make sure you set...

    The channels can be confusing, make sure you set your Chanels to 510 (3 channels for RGB makes 170 pixels per universe). Off topic . If you use RGBW pixels it’s 512 channels to get you 128 pixels. ...
  6. Yes! another teensy veteran “ward” was able to...

    Yes! another teensy veteran “ward” was able to manipulate the flex IO with pretty awesome results! Basically a similar approach using shift registers.
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  7. Ok run your setup as 32 universes per teensy with...

    Ok run your setup as 32 universes per teensy with 680 pixels per strip. The second teensy will have unused ports but still configure it as a full 32 universe 5440 pixel config and only map the strips...
  8. Yes this will get you up and running fasT. How...

    Yes this will get you up and running fasT. How many pixels per strip are you running including any zigzag?
  9. Also in order to make it work with 5440 leds you...

    Also in order to make it work with 5440 leds you need to make sure you replace the existing Ethernet library under the teensy avr directory with the one socket. Also take a look at this code to get...
  10. Can you also check the chip on the wiz and...

    Can you also check the chip on the wiz and confirm the chip type?
  11. Just to clarify are you using a teensy 3.0 or...

    Just to clarify are you using a teensy 3.0 or 3.2? If not 3.2 we need to have a 3.3v regulator for the wiz since the 3.0/3.1 does not have a powerful enough 3.3v supply.
  12. Teensy 3.2 pins should be the same as 3.0, SS...

    Teensy 3.2 pins should be the same as 3.0, SS is also CS
  13. Vixen is good. I have used xlights too with...

    Vixen is good. I have used xlights too with success
  14. My custom boards use the w5500. I have a...

    My custom boards use the w5500. I have a modified version of one socket that works with the w5500.

    https://www.dropbox.com/s/id55krom4zgcsc9/MegaPixel-One-Socket-Ethernet-masterV2_W5500.zip?dl=0...
  15. Two teensy 3.2 will handle this task fine. I...

    Two teensy 3.2 will handle this task fine. I recently ran a project with 7680 RGBW pixels over 2 teensy based controllers. What you need to find is the best way to get data to them. I personally...
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    Another vote for kicad.

    Another vote for kicad.
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    With influx of very inexpensive Linux based...

    With influx of very inexpensive Linux based boards it should give some here the ability to manage the firmware via web engine and USB port to the teensy . Tapping into a power control method and...
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    I have accomplished a great OTA with my teensy...

    I have accomplished a great OTA with my teensy based project . I needed a way to manage several t3.2 boards. Each t3.2 has a custom PCB edge connector that sockets into a pcb 20 pin connector(usb,...
  19. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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.
  37. 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
  38. Perhaps tycommander could offer some of the...

    Perhaps tycommander could offer some of the functionality your looking for.
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  42. 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...
  49. 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
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  50. 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...
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