The Technical Side: Reviving Old Tech for Display Testing

While the summer rolls on, and the feeling of winter is just so far away, the display is always on my mind.   This week I’ve been reading about some of the other folks in the lighting hobby, and their plans to improve their setup for the 2017 year.  One of the subjects brought up was […]

Testing… and more TESTING: New DMX adapter

I’m learning more about how to run DMX data from the computer out to the light controllers (dumb RGB).  I have found a promising USB adapter which can communicate with Xlights 4 software.  What is awesome about this adapter is the price.  As pictured it can run for around $25 with shipping.  However, it requires […]

Dumb RGB Controllers and Nodes easy connecting and testing

Connecting up a pigtail and dumb RGB nodes to an RGB controller and DC power supply. Using a converted computer power supply to burn-in test new nodes. Sorry, these are not for sale. This is meant to be an instructional video for a group that ordered together. Concepts are the same for most DMX controllers. […]

Testing RGB Connector using Multimeter

Building a few new dumb RGB controllers in the shop this week and though I’d show how to test for continuity between 2 different connectors. Wire colors have changed since last year, and I wanted to verify that I was going to have a good connection to the controller.

Dumb RGB Controllers and Nodes easy connecting and testing

Connecting up a pigtail and dumb RGB nodes to an RGB controller and DC power supply. Using a converted computer power supply to burn-in test new nodes. Sorry, these are not for sale. This is meant to be an instructional video for a group that ordered together. Concepts are the same for most DMX controllers. […]