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Controlling LED lights Answered

Help, I am trying to find out if it is possible to control a string of LED lights so that when i enter a part number only certain lights will turn on. (example: If I enter 1234 into the computer, lights 5, 10, 15, 20, 30 will light up out of a string of 100). 

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verence
verence

9 years ago

Yes, it is possible to control 100 LEDs from a computer.
And that is all I can give you as an answer with the information you gave.

What kind of computer do you want to use?
What interface can you use (RS232, USB, LPT ...)?
What kind of power supply can you use (battery, wall wart, available voltage/current)?
What kind are the LEDs (colour, necessary current)?

And in how far is '1234' related to LEDs 5, 10, 15, 20, 30?

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tuanman
tuanman

Reply 9 years ago

Situation:
I have a 10 yard table.
I want to be able to light up certain locations on the table according to what part number I select.
Say I choose a number that I want the 5-10 inch, 22-23 feet, and 30-32 feet ranges lit up to indicate where cutoff are.

I assume a laptop hooked up to a controller can do the job.
I am open to power, type of lights, interface, etc.

Thanks for any help.

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Goodhart
Goodhart

9 years ago

It is possible....if wired correctly.