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What renard boards do you have

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What renard boards do you have

Postby Ted » Fri Jan 29, 2016 9:56 am

Hello All
I currently have,
2 x Renard plus TR24
4 x Reanrd PX1
2 x Foxpup (renard based arduino controller)

for 2016 i am getting red of the foxpup boards and adding 10 or 11 Renard 8 boards dor DC lighting to go with my 8 channel DC SSR board :)

i habve also designed a Renard Simple 16 board for ac to go with the DC or AC SSR boards i designed
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Re: What renard boards do you have

Postby EmmienLightFan » Fri Jan 29, 2016 1:56 pm

What voltage and what lights do you use?
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Re: What renard boards do you have

Postby Ted » Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:05 pm

EmmienLightFan wrote:What voltage and what lights do you use?


The two renard plus tr24 and built for 240v use and I use normal lights with the multi function controllers taking out.

The renard px1's were either 12v or 5v depending on pixel voltage

The foxpups were set up for dc voltage only any ran my 8 channel dc ssr boards
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Re: What Renard boards do you have

Postby EmmienLightFan » Fri Jan 29, 2016 5:31 pm

Ted wrote:
EmmienLightFan wrote:What voltage and what lights do you use?

The renard px1's were either 12v or 5v depending on pixel voltage

I never knew that there was a Renard pixel controller.
How much does it cost?
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Re: What renard boards do you have

Postby masterful » Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:54 pm

Good evening to all.

My inventory at the moment is 4 renard foxpups and 4 renard px1 pixel controllers.

Shelving the Fox pups this year and moving over to New
Wi-Fi pixel controlers. Then using the renard simple 16 boards ted has designed.

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Re: What Renard boards do you have

Postby masterful » Fri Jan 29, 2016 7:56 pm

EmmienLightFan wrote:
Ted wrote:
EmmienLightFan wrote:What voltage and what lights do you use?

The renard px1's were either 12v or 5v depending on pixel voltage

I never knew that there was a Renard pixel controller.
How much does it cost?


Not a lot but you have to buy them in from the USA.
If I remember they are about 13 pounds for the kit plus shipping. Handles about 200 pixels each one

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Re: What renard boards do you have

Postby Ted » Sat Jan 30, 2016 8:30 am

The only problem is they are run over rs485 not e1.31 so each USB port can only handle so many pixels and I think it's around the 300 mark. That's why I decided to build my own pixel controller
I like the renard px1 boards as the are simple to use and setup. I used 3 in my display last year. I might use some this year but I'm hoping to go more wireless
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