36 Channel RGB DMX Controller for under $56

New 36 channel RGB DMX controller just arrived.  Here is the unboxing!  Truth is I only paid $50.  But, the company I ordered from discontinued the price and created a new page and raised the price to $65. This controller runs nice and has an awesome digital readout for the DMX channel.  No Dip Switching!!!!! […]

New Falcon F16v2 Pixel controller works GREAT!

I have finished building and installing the new 64 universe Falcon F16v2 from Falcon Christmas.  This board is amazing, it can run over 10,000 pixels!    A special thank you to David Pitts for adding the protocol that runs my GECE pixels.  Very excited to use this for the 2015 display.  I’ll be putting it […]

Building a 27 channel RGB Controller

I have assembeled 7 of these controllers already. This controller is different due to the use of a converted computer power supply. The form factor is much larger than a commercially specific power supply that sits much more flat. In order to utilize the free PC power supplies, I needed to be creative.

Setting Up E1.31 on Windows 7 (Part 4 DMX Controller Setup)

This final video is dedicated to setting up the “EASY DMX” controller boards used in RGB displays. The video demonstrates how all the components connect together. Following the instructional section is a demonstration of the entire setup running a sample sequence.

Connecting RJ45 network cable to 27 channel DMX controller

I have updated this video with a step-by-step version as I made one for 2014 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xtsbz… This is how I connected my 2 female jacks to the 27 channel DMX RGB controller board. I like the idea of an input output or a Y-splitter. This is how I did it so the controller receives commands […]

Small DMX RGB Pixel controller found on eBay for under $20

Here is a walk-thru and demo of the tiny pixel controller. This video will demonstrate how the controller to the DIYLED express.com e1.31 bridge, connecting WS 2811 Pixabulbs to the controllers output, an the power connection from the power supply. The Light O Rama Showtime S3 program and the e1.31 bridge were setup prior to […]

$16 Pixel Controller running test mode

Testing the DMX-SPI Decoder. If using pixels on an indoor tree, this controller could run up to 170 pixels with power injections. Simple push-button operation makes it easy to change the per-programmed mode Controller found at this sight. Took maybe 2 weeks to arrive. I emailed seller on shipping, it was lower then the online […]

Building the new AlphaPix4 Controller

As August draws near, I have to change the focus from building new display elements to building and assembling the new controllers that will run the new items.  I have 3 pixel controllers to build and install. Today I finished the AlphaPix4.  This pixel controller costs around $90 and can control a bunch of pixels.  […]

30 Channel DMX Controller under $40

Link to the product is here for the 30 Channel DMX Controller under $40 Here is a 10 output RGB DMX controller found on the Aliexpress website page for $39.90 with free shipping. This is the un-boxing and setup showing the test with the controller running. Maximum of 360w @12v is all you are able to run […]