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CUSTOM: Flex Pixel Controller System + Large HC-2500 Enclosure / 1 to 3 Expansion Boards / 350 to 700 Watts Power / UP to 16,320 Pixels / Ready2Run Assembled / AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPU
CUSTOM: Flex Pixel Controller System + Large HC-2500 Enclosure / 1 to 3 Expansion Boards / 350 to 700 Watts Power / UP to 16,320 Pixels / Ready2Run Assembled / AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPU
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Base Price Before Options: $199.95


Availability / Ships: Custom Assemble Item - Typically Same Day, Up to 3 Days
Product Code: 952-1


The following items are included with this product:

To Cap Unused Female Plugs


CPU Type and Options

Click Here For Detailed Comparison of CPU Functions

AlphaPix Evolution CPU [Add $0 - Included in base cost]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet, No FM/Audio Output

HinksPix Pro CPU [Add $34.99]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet/DDP, Advanced Features, Play-On-Controller Upload (Requires SD Card), Line Level Audio Output, Wi-Fi

HinksPix Pro CPU + 32gb SD Card [Add $47.98]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet/DDP, Advanced Features, Play-On-Controller Upload, Line Level Audio Output, Wi-Fi

HinksPix Pro CPU + 32gb SD Card + FM Transmitter [Add $137.96]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet/DDP, Advanced Features, Play-On-Controller Upload, Line Level Audio Output, FM Audio Transmitter, Wi-Fi (FCC Certified for use in USA, Not legal in Canada, Other countries should check local restrictions)

Pre-Configured Input Voltage & Plug Type

110 to 120 Input Voltage and Input (United States, Canada, Mexico, others) - Type B Plug
220 to 240 Input Voltage and Input (Australia, NZ, China, Others) - Type I Plug
220 to 240 Input Voltage and Input (All Other Countries) - Type B Plug
    Click here for voltage and plug details
Power Supply - Bank 1 of 2

1 of 12 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply [Add $23.95]
1 of 12 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply (Meanwell Brand) [Add $32.95]
1 of 5 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply [Add $23.95]
Power Supply - Bank 2 of 2

No Power Supply on Bank 2 / Single Power Supply (see above)
1 of 12 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply [Add $23.95]
1 of 12 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply (Meanwell Brand) [Add $32.95]
1 of 5 Volt / 350 Watt DC Power Supply [Add $23.95]
Setup and Troubleshooting Assistance

Regular Support (via E-Mail) - Included with controller purchase [No Additional Cost]
    Priority Support with Phone and Remote Control Support also Available
    Click Here for support time frames and options (opens in new tab)

Clamps for Mounting CG-1500 & HC-2500 To Pole

No Clamp - I'll be using screws or other methods to mount enclosure
    Click here for video of installation (opens in separate tab)
2 Clamps - Round poles Up to 2 Inches in Diameter (Top and Bottom) [Add $2.98]
4 Clamps - Round poles Up to 4.5 Inches in Diameter (Top and Bottom) [Add $5.96]
Output Board #1 (Included / Required)

1 of Flex 16 Port SPI Expansion Board + 16 Female Pigtails + Cable Strain Relief Clamp [Add $96.65]
   - Includes 16 Labeled Female Pigtails
1 of Flex 4 Cable Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $46.49]
   - One Long Range board can handle up to 4 Long Range Differential Receivers
   - Long Range Receivers require power separate of Expansion Board
   - Only one Power supply is required for up to 3 Long Range Expansion Boards
   - Ready2Run Receivers and CAT5 Cable Sold Separately - Purchase Here
Output Board #2 (Optional)

No Expansion Board #2
1 of Flex 16 Port SPI Expansion Board [Add $96.65]
   - Includes 16 Labeled Female Pigtails
   - REQUIRES OPTIONAL 2ND BANK POWER SUPPLY (Bank 2 of 2 Above)
1 of Flex 4 Cable Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $46.49]
   - One Long Range board can handle up to 4 Long Range Differential Receivers
   - Long Range Receivers require power separate of Expansion Board
   - Only one Power supply is required for up to 3 Long Range Expansion Boards
   - Ready2Run Receivers and CAT5 Cable Sold Separately - Purchase Here
Output Board #3 (Optional)

No Expansion Board #3
   - Only 2 SPI Boards / 32 SPI Outputs per HC-2500 Enclosure
1 of Flex 4 Cable Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $46.49]
   - One Long Range board can handle up to 4 Long Range Differential Receivers
   - Long Range Receivers require power separate of Expansion Board
   - Only one Power supply is required for up to 3 Long Range Expansion Boards
   - Ready2Run Receivers and CAT5 Cable Sold Separately - Purchase Here
CAT5 Ethernet and Long Range Data Signal Cable

No Data Cable - I'll Provide My Own
5 Foot / 1.5 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $1.99]
7 Foot / 2.1 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $2.99]
25 Foot / 7.6 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $3.99]  - Save $.50
50 Foot / 15 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $5.79]  - Save $.70
100 Foot / 30 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $8.99]  - Save $2.00
200 Foot / 60 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $17.99]  - Save $2.00
Click Here For Complete CAT5 List and Accessories

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[Product Description Page]
 
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AlphaPix Evolution Compared to HinksPix Pro CPU
Hands on with the product
Overview of the AlphaPix Flex System
Product Features

  • General Information
    • Available with either the AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPUs
    • The system is based on the Flex Expansion Board System which can drive up to three expansion boards
    • Using the options above, you can customize your installation as to power and specific expansion boards for your specific project. Each controller is built to order.
      • All power wiring including input and output wire is completely assembled
    • The lowest cost multi-expansion board based system on the market today
    • Supports all major lighting applications
      • Light-o-Rama Advanced (S3/S4/S5)
      • xLights (all)
      • Resolume
      • Madrix
      • Any applications that supports Artnet / sCAN / e1.31 protocols
  • Expansion Board Information
    • SPI Expansion Board
      • Maximum of 5,440 Pixels or 32 Universes / 16,384 DMX Channels
      • Blown fuse indicators (Red LED light will go out when fuse is blown)
      • Each SPI board has a dedicated temperature and voltage sensor visible from the screen or web interface on the CPU
      • Power Input
        • 60 Amps Normal / (30 Amps per bank / two individual bank inputs)
        • Wattage per bank
          • 12 Volts: 360 Watts
          • 5 Volts: 300 Watts
        • Wattage per SPI Board (total / both banks)
          • 12 Volts: 720 Watts
          • 5 Volts: 600 Watts
      • Power Output
        • 5 Amps Maximum (mini fused blade) per output
          • Wattage per output
            • 5 Volts: 25 Watts
            • 12 Volts: 60 Watts
    • Long Range Differential Expansion Board (Expansion Board)
      • Maximum of 5,440 Pixels or 32 Universes / 16,384 DMX Channels (Up to Four Long Range Differential Receiver Boards per Expansion Board)
      • Per Port / CAT5 Cable- Up to 1,360 pixels
      • Supports only pixels that have three wires (data / positive / negative) - this includes support for all HolidayCoro 2811/1903 pixels (no clock wire is present)
      • 300 Feet / 91 meters or greater from expansion board output to receiver input using stand CAT5 network cable
      • Note: Receiver boards must only be used with data input from the Long Range Differential Expansion Board - they cannot be used with DMX 1.11/1990 or E1.31 directly
    • Long Range Differential Receiver Board (up to 4 per Long Range Expansion Board)
      • For use with the Long Range Differential Expansion Board
      • Not sold on this page, see: Bare board and Assembled Ready2Run Receiver System
      • Per SPI Output - Up to 340 pixels / 2 DMX universes (exclusive of power, see chart below)
      • Each output features euro style plugs for easy assembly and removal
      • Blown fuse indicators (Red LED light will go out when fuse is blown)
      • CAT5 Data Input (requires Long Range Differential Expansion Board for operation, will not work with E1.31 or E1.11 signals)
      • Power indicator light
      • Power Output
        • 5 Amps Maximum (mini fused blade) per output
        • Wattage per output
          • 5 Volts: 25 Watts
          • 12 Volts: 60 Watts
          • Up to 10 AWG wire (we recommend a minimum of 18 AWG for power inputs - see our website)
          • Polarity reversal input protection
          • Voltage Range: 5 to 24v DC
        • Power Input
          • 20 Amps
          • Voltage Range: 5 to 24v DC
          • Heavy duty screw down connections that support spade terminals
          • Positive and negative clearly marked on board
  • Warranty
    • 1 Year Warranty on CPU and Expansion Boards
      • Excludes:
        • CPU Board damage as a result of connection to an LOR network
        • Board damage due to improper mounting to a non-conductive surface
        • Environmental damage (water, snow, etc)
        • Physical damage
  • Support
    • The majority of our setup and troubleshooting information and videos can be found on our setup pages
    • Support options:
      • Normal Support - Email / Phone where required, no additional cost
      • Priority Support - Dedicate phone number / Remote Control to PC / Email where required, additional cost
    • HolidayCoro offers support in the following areas with this controller:
      • General wiring and troubleshooting
      • Testing of pixels (some non-HolidayCoro pixels may have limited support)
      • General setup of the networking needed to support the connection of the controller a Windows PC
      • Basic configuration of sequencing applications
      • Basic configuration of output to the RS485 output ports
      • Complex networking environments
    • HolidayCoro does not support the following:
      • Sending data over wireless networks
      • Configuration of some applications (due to the huge number of applications, we may refer you to your application vendor for instructions on setting up their application)
      • Configuration or troubleshooting of individual sequences - please contact your vendor for application specific questions
  • Physical
    • Operating Temperatures - Negative 4f (-20c) to 158f (+70)
  • County of Origin / Assembly
    • China (from globally sourced components)
  • Country of Design
    • AlphaPix: USA / China
    • HinksPix: USA
    • Flex Expansion: USA / China

16 Output Flex SPI Limits with Common HolidayCoro Pixels
Without Power Injection
100% Duty Cycle
@ 100% Full White Output / May require one power supply per bank
60 Amp input
With Power Injection
@ 100% Full White Output / Requires external power supplies)
NOTE: HolidayCoro does not provide or endorse power injection.
Customers should be fully aware of power injection wiring requirements.
Maximum
Per SPI Output
Maximum
Per SPI Expansion Board
Maximum Per SPI Output Maximum Per SPI Expansion Board
30LED/10IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters
(with pre-attached waterproof connections)
1 16 6 108
30LED/30IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 1 16 2 36
48LED/16IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 4 69
60LED/20IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 3 55
60LED/60IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 1 18
8mm/12mm Pixel Node (bullet or flat/square) - 5v 83 Nodes

1,328 Nodes

340 Nodes 5,440 Nodes
8mm/12mm Pixel Node (bullet or flat/square) - 12v 111 Nodes

1,776 Nodes

340 Nodes 5,440 Nodes
Rectangle or Square Pixel Modules - 12v 78 Modules
1,248 Modules 340 Modules 5,440 Modules
Brilliant Bulb (single bulb) 125
Bulbs
2,000
Bulbs
340 Bulbs 5,440 Bulbs
4 Output SPI Output Limits for Flex Long Range Receiver
with Common HolidayCoro Pixels
Without Power Injection
100% Duty Cycle
@ 100% Full White Output
20 Amp input
With Power Injection
@ 100% Full White Output / Requires external power supplies
NOTE: HolidayCoro does not provide or endorse power injection.
Customers should be fully aware of power injection wiring requirements.
Maximum
Per SPI Output
Maximum
Per Receiver Board
Maximum Per SPI Output Maximum Per SPI Expansion Board
30LED/10IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters
(with pre-attached waterproof connections)
1 4 6 24
30LED/30IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 1 4 2 8
48LED/16IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 4 17
60LED/20IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 3 4
60LED/60IC Pixel Strip - 5 Meters 0 0 1 4
8mm/12mm Pixel Node ( bullet or flat/square) - 5v 83 Nodes
332 Nodes
340 Nodes 1,360 Nodes
8mm/12mm Pixel Node ( bullet or flat/square) - 12v 111 Nodes
444 Nodes
340 Nodes 1,360 Nodes
Rectangle or Square Pixel Modules - 12v 78 Modules
312 Modules 340 Modules 1,360 Modules
Brilliant Bulb (single bulb) 125 Bulbs 500 Bulbs 340 Bulbs 1,360 Bulbs
NOTES: The above maximum recommendations can vary based on a variety of factors including - voltage, wire gauge, distance between pixels, temperature, color of light output, controller duty cycle, customer expectations of color rendering and other factors.


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Average Rating: Average Rating: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review »

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Flex controller October 13, 2019
Reviewer: Gary Morrison from Pekin, IL United States  
I bought this for preparation for next year as I will be placing more pixels in remote areas of my roof and yard

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
 
5 of 5 Overall Quality Product December 30, 2018
Reviewer: Dan G from IL United States  
The Alpha pix Flex controller is a well built quality item.  Upon receiving the unit, everything was pre wired and ready for use.  Instructions were easy to follow and the  videos online were helpful.

The biggest problem I ran into was finding out that when the Alpha Pix controller is receiving ART-NET the controller will frequently freeze up and not convert the control signal.  Customer support from Holiday Coro was prompt and helpful, and said there will be a firmware update to fix this issue in Janurary.  Looking forward to using this product to it's full potential with the new firmware.

Overall I am pleased with this product.

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