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3 Channel Dumb RGB DMX Controller / Bare Lead Input & Output / DIP Switch Addressing
3 Channel RGB DMX Controller - 12v DC Bare Lead Input/Output - $9.49


 
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The following items are included with this product:

DMX Data Generation Source To Be Used

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Using AlphaPix or EasyLights RS485 Interface  << Click this link for setup information using AlphaPix / EasyLights controllers
NOTE: This dumb controller will not connect directly to the Ethernet (CAT5) jack on a PC or network switch
When using with LOR S3/S4/S5, requires Actidongle (see above) and LOR Advanced edition Software
For Splitting the DMX Signal to Additional Devices


To Insulate Soldered Connections


To Provide Connection for Power+DMX Over CAT5

1 of 3.5ft Male CAT5 Cable [Add $0.59]

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[Product Description Page] [FAQ & Documentation Page]
 
3 Channel DMX Controller for 12v DC RGB Lights. 2 Amps per channel with included mounting box and bare wire leads for input and output.

Hands on Overview
Setup and testing mode on controller
How to wire RGB lights to the controller
If your controller shows only blue lights
Product Features
  • General Product Information
    • Basic / Dumb control over elements that use RGB lights that do not need individual control. Element examples would include:
      • Balls (MegaBall, North Pole Ball)
      • Mini Trees (RGB Mini Tree)
      • Flood lights
    • DMX addressing:
      • Addressable from DMX address 1 to 510 using build in DIP switches
      • Controller can be configured via DIP switch to have a variety of test modes - the following is the map for optional sequences:
        • Turn ON switch 10 to activate built-in sequences (switch 10 will make the controller respond to incoming DMX signal instead)
        • Switches 1-9 OFF: Black/No Output
        • Switch 1 ON: Red
        • Switch 2 ON: Green
        • Switch 3 ON: Blue
        • Switch 4 ON: Yellow
        • Switch 5 ON: Purple
        • Switch 6 ON: Cyan
        • Switch 7 ON: White
        • Switch 8 ON: Seven different colors
        • Switch 9 ON: When this switch is turned on, along with switch 8 being on, then switches 1 to 7 will adjust the speed of the changes between the seven different colors
      • The small size of this controller allows mounting directly to elements. If needed, the controller can be removed from the included case/box to further reduce the size of the controller (controller must located in a waterproof location.)
      • Easy to mount with either screws (two on each side) or with hot glue to the base.
      • We have found these controllers to be nearly bullet proof with features like:
        • Short circuit protection on the inputs and outputs
        • Over current protection
        • Great for use in distributed controller elements.
  • Included, optional and customer supplied items
    • Items included with this item/product/bundle:
      • One DMX Controller
      • Water resistant housing/case (IP64).
    • Required items for operation:
      • RGB lights (basic/dumb) – will not work with individually controlled pixel lights. See our FAQ page for information on how to determine how many RGB lights can be controlled from each controller.
      • Power supply (see our FAQ page for information about how large of a power supply you will need for your project / element.)
      • RS485 based DMX signal source (see below)
      • DMX generating software (see below)
      • Shrink wrap tubing (for sealing soldered connections). We do not recommend wire nuts or electrical tape be used for connections.
    • Optional items
      • Mounting (screws, two sided tape, hot glue or other)
    • Customer supplied tools or items:
    • Assembly Instructions
  • Estimated assembly time:
    • First unit: 15-20 minutes
    • Additional units: 10 minutes or less
  • Technical Specifications
    • Color: White
    • Dimensions & Weight
      • Complete product (overall)
        • Per: .10 pounds / 1.5 Oz
        • Height: 1.0"
        • Width (main case, excluding mounting tabs): 2.125" or 2 1/8"
        • Width (main case including tabs): 2.86" or 2 7/8"
        • Depth: 1.5"
        • CAD Drawings upon request
    • Temperature Range
      • Operation: 0 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit
      • Storage: -20 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit
      • Material Composition
        • Case: Hard UV resistant plastic
        • Wires: PVC coated - tin plated copper
  • County of Origin
    • Materials/parts: China / USA / Japan
    • Assembly: China
    • Design: China / USA
  • Certifications & Approvals
    • Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Certified/Recognized/Approved: No
    • CE: No
    • ROHS (Lead Free): Not Listed
  • Compatibility
  • Power / Signal / Wiring
    • Wiring / Interface:
      • DMX input
        • Protocol: DMX512/1990
        • Signal: RS-485
        • Stripped and tinned wires ~7" Long
        • Green: RS-485 Negative
        • Red: RS-485 Positive
        • Black: Ground (optional)
      • Power input
        • Stripped and tinned wires ~8" Long
        • Voltage Range: 6 to 24v DC
        • Red: Positive 6-24v
        • Black: Negative 6-24v
      • Signal (PWM) output
        • Stripped and tinned wires ~8" Long
        • Dimming Levels / Steps: 8 Bit / 256 (DMX Maximum)
        • Up to 2 amps per channel (6 amps per controller)
        • Length (stripped and tinned wires):
          • Black: Common positive 12v (shared)
          • Red: Red / Channel 1 common negative
          • Green: Green / Channel 2 common negative
          • Blue: Blue / Channel 3 common negative
      • Maximum RGB Lights per controller examples
        • Note: These are estimates and do not account for long lengths of cable, differences in power requirements for other vendors RGB lights or other possible factors. You should confirm power consumption prior to hookup - see our Knowledge Base for more information.
Per RGB Channel / Controller
(3 DMX Channels)
Directly powered with 6amp Power supply and no less than 20ga Wiring
Per RGB Channel / Controller
(3 DMX Channels)
Wiring over CAT5
w/24ga Wires (3 pairs/6 wires)
100 Nodes

6,000mA or 6amps per RGB group / 60ma per node with white output

50 Nodes


3,000mA or 3amps per RGB group / 60ma per node with white output
RGB Rectangle & Square
Dumb / Basic Modules
60 Modules

6,000mA or 6amps per RGB group / 100ma
per module with white output
30 Modules

3,000mA or 3amps per RGB group / 100ma
per module with white output

RGB Dumb / Basic Strip

46 Feet

6,000mA or 6amps per RGB group /130ma
per foot with white output
23 Feet

3,000mA or 3amps per RGB group /130ma
per foot with white output
  • Warranty & Support
    • Warranty period
      • 60 days from date of purchase OR until December 31st of the year in which the product was purchased. For complete information, see our warranty details.
    • Support
      • See our support policy for details on what levels of technical assistance you can expect from HolidayCoro.
  • Customization: Yes - Minimum order of 500
  • Product Revision history
    • 02-Jan-2015 - New unit design.

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Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 15 Write a review »

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Works as advertised, simple setup December 16, 2017
Reviewer: Chris Vanderbles from Richmond, TX United States  
This was a replacement for some other dumb controllers that I accidentally blew up.  They work great and were easy to get going.  Only two small dislikes.  One controller arrived with a screw loose inside and would have blown the board if not removed.  Would like to see slightly better weather proofing, but that's asking for a lot for $10 a pop...

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Great vendor June 26, 2017
Reviewer: Dennis Ozenghar (The House of Oz)  
Great items, great customer service and thank you again.

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Worked as it should June 7, 2017
Reviewer: Michael Taylor from Albuquerque, NM United States  
I initially wanted another product, but Holiday Coro was out of stock... I opted for this controller, and it worked as it should. Lots of tedious soldering compared to the screw terminal style.

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Dumb 3 Channel RGB DMX Controller April 3, 2017
Reviewer: Matthew Jones from Denver, CO United States  
I purchased several of these controllers for an upcoming project for Christmas '17. I haven't had a chance to use these particular controllers yet but based on my experience with these controllers in the past I anticipate no issues.

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Easy To Use October 19, 2016
Reviewer: Brent L. from Hertford, NC United States  
These DMX controllers are easy to use.  I use them in my North Pole display.  Great product.

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