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I’ve now received the v3 revision of the FidoLight PCB boards, and initial testing is promising. As you can see in the photo below, I’m now using all SMT components, including the pin headers used to mount the Teensy 4 MCU. That will allow me to mount the board directly to the metal enclosure (i.e.Continue reading “FidoLight RGBW Spotlight: Update #4”
After a 2 month hiatus to focus on other projects, I now have some progress to report on. FidoLight Summary A compact 10W RGBW spotlight with an intelligent driver that can be controlled via a multi-drop/addressable RS-422 serial bus. The driver board supports high-level lighting effect commands such as Fade <to color> <duration> . MicrocontrollerContinue reading “FidoLight RGBW Spotlight: Update #3”
[This blog entry was originally posted to Reddit in May 2021] Lots of progress to report on my development of an addressable, waterproof spotlight based on the Cree XM-L high-power RGBW LED. (Link to previous update). LED I’ve now received and tested these Cree XM-L RGBW star modules using a Sparkfun PicoBuck LED driver board. I initially testedContinue reading “FidoLight RGBW Spotlight: Update #2”
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