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DIY led sunset sunrise controller

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Hi All. Looking for some advice. I have built a diy led lighting fixture which I am really pleased with.

It has only 2 channels, royal blue and white. Controlled by 2 analogue drivers with a potentiometer to dim the brightness on each and connected to a basic electrical timer.

I would like to upgrade to a sunset sunrise controller.

Due to the drivers being analogue I have read that not many off the shelf controllers would work. I have seen details for a diy dim4 controller but can't find them for sale anywhere!

Any advice gratefully sought as to what I can use.

Thanks

Mark


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Reply #1

I'd be interested if you find one!! I'm guessing you mean a 0-10v controller over a PWM controller.

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Yep that's what we I mean. Having a nightmare! Alternative is swap to pwm drivers


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I know a couple of controllers that work via analog. I wondering if i can get away with a kessil controller as thats 0-10v and two channel, just what i need lol. Bluefish seems to do one but its from USA and no one sells them here.

Come to think of it, i have a spare zetlight controller.. Might dig that out as it has two 3.5mm ports that are *for future products* I'll post some results tonight and see whats what!

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Yes please do let me know. I may do some research too on the kessil controller


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Reply #5

no go on the zetlight controller front. Pulses the lights and doesn't seem to go above about 20% power. Guessing its only 5v analog or PWM ( judging by the pulsing, PWM! )

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