I built a large 4’x16′ pixel matrix using Chroma Mesh from Boscoyo and 1,024 5V pixels. I show how to model this in xLights to get the wiring plan and I built is as a single string of lights using one controller connection. This requires a lot of power injection. but it’s pretty easy to do on a matrix.
The Christmas Expo Conference for 2019 was held in Daytona Beach, FL. There were a bunch of lighting-related classes, a vendor area and other opportunities for learning more about the lighting hobby. We had a blast!
With all cell packs assembled and tested, it’s time to put it all together and see if it works!
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A propane upgrade kit can be installed in an evening allowing your existing gas generator to run on gas, propane or natural gas (trifuel). I used a kit from Hutch Mountain that had all the necessary items.