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Offline blk69

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Colors Xlights on FFP
« on: November 21, 2016, 09:37:45 PM »
Newbie here, just got FFP to work with Xlight sequence few questions/points.

1) My colors were all off (red when supposed to be blue, etc.).  I tried changing in FFP (changing to BRG, was set to default RGB) and while they displayed correctly in FFP test mode (didn't matter how I set up the pixels...RGB, BGR etc. colors were always correct), my sequence was still off (wrong colors displayed). Changed colors properties (BRG) in Xlights and worked.  Thinking should have been able to correct in FFP.  Did I missing something in FFP

2) Used an Ardueno to test my ws2811 16pix/meter strips (5M).  No problem running two strips without power injection, good color including white.  When I ran off my FFP this evening, after 40 pixels no more  Going to add more power injection.  Any thoughts on why with an Aurduno got better performance than running off my PI...voltage drop only.  Aurduno no comparison to Xlights and FFP.

Just getting into the hobby, much funner when things are working.

Offline Gilrock

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Re: Colors Xlights on FFP
« Reply #1 on: November 22, 2016, 07:33:51 AM »
I don't know anything about using an Arduino but normally we change our RGB color order in either xLights on the controller.  FPP is not the controller and I don't believe it can be used to swap the color order of the data sent to the controllers.  I think you need to change the color order using the Arduino or xLights.