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  • mikedahm commented on mikedahm's instructable XLights- DMX Wristbands10 months ago
    XLights- DMX Wristbands

    I was never able to get the multiple groups to work with xlights. The way the transmitter sends out signals uses the separate DMX channels and can only send one signal at a time for the group code. I tried setting up multiple group outputs from xlights but can only make 1 work at a time. So you can use the group code instead of 0 and put it in a timeframe and set an effect to run for that time and it will run on one group but the others will not light or will just stay on the last color that was sent to them. The manufacturer did send me a different transmitter that is 12 channels and allows for just a couple of groups but the bands have to be coded to those bands because each group will listen to a different channel. I have not had a chance to test it. I ended up just going with ...

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    I was never able to get the multiple groups to work with xlights. The way the transmitter sends out signals uses the separate DMX channels and can only send one signal at a time for the group code. I tried setting up multiple group outputs from xlights but can only make 1 work at a time. So you can use the group code instead of 0 and put it in a timeframe and set an effect to run for that time and it will run on one group but the others will not light or will just stay on the last color that was sent to them. The manufacturer did send me a different transmitter that is 12 channels and allows for just a couple of groups but the bands have to be coded to those bands because each group will listen to a different channel. I have not had a chance to test it. I ended up just going with one group. After our initial party each year people will come back individually with bands and the groups wouldn't be worth it.

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