Posts Tagged ‘DMX 512’

Homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light

Monday, April 22nd, 2019

Glen has written an article detailing his homebrew DMX-controlled RGB LED light: This project is a small DMX-512 controlled, color-changing RGB LED light. The light can be controlled via the DMX512 protocol or it can run a number of built-in programs depending on how the software is configured. The light incorporates an...

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App note: DMX512 isolated receivers using digital capacitive-isolation technology

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

Here is an app note from Texas Instruments describing in depth how DMX512 protocol functions, and how to build isolated DMX512 receivers. Their new isolated transceivers use digital capacitive-isolation technology, which has proven to be more reliable, and resilient,  then the opto-isolation that was common in DMX512 devices. This type...

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  • readybrek: Anyone got a any recommendations for a budget-priced hot air station?
  • William: lol I'm happy to waste 3c for each program/debug cycle... but probably not the time spent soldering a new device down to a proto board!...
  • Joe Desbonnet: Ya, I can recommend the low melting point solder. I used brand 'ChipQuik' and it's amazingly easy to use.
  • Jerome: I need a new BusPirate for the Fablab ;) Many thanks!
  • Max: Seems like an unexpectedly violent way to remove the chip indeed. A hot air station should of course do the job just fine, but in...