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4 to 12 Port Long Range Flex Expansion Board System E1.31 Controller / EasyPlug3 Pigtails / 5,440 to 10,880 Pixels / Ready2Run Assembled / AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPU
PRODUCT PHOTO: 4 to 12 Port Long Range Flex Expansion Board System E1.31 Controller / EasyPlug3 / xConnect Pigtails / 5,440 to 10,880 Pixels / Ready2Run Assembled / AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPU
Available with 4, 8 or 12 Long Range Ports
CPU Varies by Customer Selection


 
Price Without Optional Items: $59.95


Availability / Ships: Same Day, Sporadically up to 3 days (Delivery Time Information)
Product Code: 932-2


The following items are included with this product:

Number of Flex 4 Port Long Range Boards

1 of Flex 4 Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $39.95]
   - Controls up to 4 REGULAR or 64 SMART Long Range Receivers
2 of Flex 4 Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $79.90]
   - Controls up to 8 REGULAR or 128 SMART Long Range Receivers
3 of Flex 4 Output / Long Range Differential Expansion Board [Add $119.85]
   - Controls up to 12 REGULAR or 192 SMART Long Range Receivers
   - Ready2Run REGULAR receiver packages can be purchased here
    (Can be used with AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPIX PRO CPUs)

   - Ready2Run SMART receiver packages can be purchased here
    (SMART Receivers Require a HinksPIX PRO CPU)

   - Long Range Receivers not included with this product and are required for operation

CPU Type and Options

Click Here For Detailed Comparison of CPU Functions

AlphaPix Evolution CPU [Add $129.99]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet, No FM/Audio Output

SHIPS MAY 2022: HinksPix Pro CPU [Add $229.99]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet/DDP, Advanced Features, Play-On-Controller Upload (Requires SD Card), Line Level Audio Output, Wi-Fi

SHIPS MAY 2022: HinksPix Pro CPU + 32gb SD Card [Add $244.99]
   - Network Switch, e1.31/sACN/ArtNet/DDP, Advanced Features, Play-On-Controller Upload, Line Level Audio Output, Wi-Fi

Pre-Configured Input Voltage & Plug Type

110 / 120v @ 60Hz Input / Type B Plug (United States, Canada, Mexico, Others)
220 / 240v @ 50Hz Input / Type I Plug (Australia, NZ, China)
220 / 240v @ 50Hz Input / Type F Plug (Most of Europe and Russia)
220 / 240v @ 50Hz Input / Type G Plug (United Kingdom / Ireland / Singapore)
220 / 240v @ 50Hz Input / Type B Plug (United States, Canada, Mexico, Others)
    Click here for voltage and plug details
Power Supply - Bank 1 (Ready2Run Systems)

1 of 12v / 350w DC Power Supply / Brand: Meanwell [Add $29.49]
Setup and Troubleshooting Assistance

Regular Support (E-Mail Only) - Included with controller purchase [No Additional Cost]
Priority Support (Phone & Remote Control) - Purchased Separately [$69.99 to $159.99]
OPTIONAL: Click here for detailed information about support levels, response times and support for non-HolidayCoro products (opens in a new tab)
Controller Warranty Period

AlphaPix / HinksPix Controller - 30 Day Factory Defects Only [No Additional Cost]
AlphaPix / HinksPix Controller - 1 Year Warranty (Ready2Run Assembled) [Add $15.99]
AlphaPix / HinksPix Controller - 3 Year Warranty (Ready2Run Assembled) [Add $29.99] 
Click here for detailed information about our warranty policy (opens in new tab)
Click here for information on why we offer warranty options (opens in new tab)
  - Warranty period cannot be adjusted after purchase
 - Controller hardware is identical for all warranty levels
Clamps for Mounting 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)
1 Clamp - Round poles Up to 2 Inches in Diameter (Top Only) [Add $1.49]
2 Clamps - Round poles Up to 4.5 Inches in Diameter (Top Only) [Add $2.98]
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]
CAT5 Ethernet and Long Range Data Signal Cable

No Data Cable - I'll Provide My Own
7 Foot / 2.1 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $2.79]
10 Foot / 3 Meters Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $2.99]
25 Foot / 7.6 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $5.79]  - Save $.50
50 Foot / 15 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $9.79]  - Save $.70
100 Foot / 30 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $14.95]  - Save $2.00
200 Foot / 60 Meter Green CAT5 Data Cable for Data Signal [Add $22.49]  - Save $2.00
Click Here For Complete CAT5 List and Accessories
Product Function / Use Confirmation

I have or will be purchasing Long Range Expansion Receivers that are required for operation
^^^ CLICK THE ABOVE CHECK BOX TO CONFIRM THAT YOU HAVE OR WILL PURCHASE LONG RANGE RECEIVERS REQUIRED FOR CONTROL OF PIXELS WITH THIS CONTROLLER

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[Product Description Page]
 
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General Overview of Long Range Technology
Product Features

  • General Information
    • Available with either the AlphaPix Evolution or HinksPix Pro CPUs
    • This controller allows wither 4, 8 or 12 differential receiver ports / cables. This is a useful controller where you have many distributed elements over a large area such as a house outline.
    • Using the options above, you can customize your installation as to power and specific expansion boards for your specific project.
      • All power wiring including input and output wire is completely assembled
    • The lowest cost multi-expansion board based system on the market today
    • Both the HinksPIX PRO and AlphaPix Evolution CPU's support all major lighting applications:
      • Light-o-Rama Advanced (S3/S4/S5)
      • xLights (all)
      • Resolume
      • Madrix
      • Any applications that supports Artnet / sCAN / e1.31 protocols
  • Board Information
    • Long Range Differential Expansion Board (top expansion board #2)
      • Regular Receivers
        • Ready2Run assembled regular receivers
        • DIY Bare regular receiver boards
        • Maximum pixel counts
          • AlphaPix Evolution CPU
            • 340 pixels per SPI output
            • 1,360 pixel per long range expansion board
            • 4,080 pixels per controller (3 expansion boards / 12 outputs total)
          • HinksPix PRO CPU
            • 2,720 pixels per output
            • 10,880 pixel per long range expansion board
            • 32,640 pixels per controller (3 expansion boards / 12 outputs total)
      • SMART Receivers
      • It is not possible to mix SMART and regular receivers on the same CAT5 data data line / output
      • Supports only pixels that have data wire - 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)
  • Warranty
    • All items excluding controller board - 1 Year Warranty
      • Power Supply
      • Enclosure
      • Cable Pigtails / Cables
      • Assembly Labor
      • For warranty details - click here
    • Controller board only
      • None
      • 1 Year
      • 3 year
      • For information on why we offer a variable controller board warranty - click here
  • Support
    • The majority of our setup and troubleshooting information and videos can be found on our AlphaPix setup page
    • 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 the AlphaPix 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 AlphaPix to 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 with respect to the AlphaPix controller:
      • 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: -4f (-20c) to 158f (+70)
  • County of Origin / Assembly
    • Controller Board / Power Supply: China (from globally sourced components)
    • Controller Assembly: USA
  • Country of Design
    • USA / China

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Average Rating: Average Rating: 4.5 of 5 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 9 Write a review »

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5 of 5 This little guy gets the job done. January 21, 2022
Reviewer: KJ VanNatta from Mineral Wells, TX United States  
Don't be drawn in by other controllers that can handle 1000+ pixels on each port if you're just starting out.  300 or so per port is more than enough so that you don't over-run your power supplies and have to map out long model chains and power injection. Stick to 340 or less and enjoy your show. When you're ready to grow, simply add more receivers.

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4 of 5 Easy to set up January 19, 2022
Reviewer: Kenneth Ward from Fairfax Station, VA United States  
Love the fully built and ready to go option. I got one that only had four long range ports for my first year doing this. Initially had a problem with the software side as it was only sending outputs on one channel on one port, but there was a setting buried deep in the web browser-based configuration. I had to change the default refresh from 750 kHz to 700 kHz and everything instantly worked like a charm. Would not have thought of that being an issue and it wasn't easy to troubleshoot, but once that demon was exorcised it has been flawless.

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5 of 5 HinksPix CPU with smart receivers November 7, 2021
Reviewer: Terry from Westlake Village, CA United States  
The HinksPix controller turned out to be a great product. Works mostly like the AlphaPix, another great product. Bought this one so I could extend the receivers through daisy chaining which can really help with larger area displays and it cuts down on cat 6 cable.

For the farther away areas I’ve added the HinksPix CPU, 2 long range boards, 2 new remote controllers, each with two 4 port smart receivers.

Highly recommend you watch the Joe Hinkle video for two 4 port receivers daisy chained. This does not work like I would have thought. Basically 2 physical ports are using the same Dara stream. I won’t even try to explain it but the video helped me get my receivers up and running.

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1 of 5 Just don't use it with FPP October 28, 2021
Reviewer: Jared Terry from Austin TX  
So it was really easy to setup the AlphaPix system but then it was freezing on me every night.  Locked up and stopped responding to pings, and would require power cycle to recover.
Found out from support they have other customers in the same boat with FPP as the head.  If they fix this problem its 5 stars, but with the problem its more or less a thorn in my side.
---- HOLIDAYCORO RESPONSE ----
The third party FPP is a very very complex product to properly configure.  We do have hundreds of customers using the AlphaPix CPU with FPP, we just are unable to assist customers in configure the FPP.

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5 of 5 August 30, 2021
Reviewer: Roger Crawford from Edgewater, FL United States  


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