Pixblasters announces new and updated FPGA LED controllers (ver. 107) that are immediately available to download free-of-charge from https://pixblasters.com/deliverables/. The latest Pixblasters firmware now includes full support for video control of 4-wire RGB LEDs with separated DATA and CLK digital inputs, such as APA102, HD107, SK9822 and others. This new firmware update is applicable to all Pixblasters MS1 Video LED Controller boards currently deployed in the field. Read the full update.
In this short update we would like to explain the tips and tricks for building the fastest possible video displays with popular WS2811 RGB LEDs. Read the full update.
The beginning of the new year is a great time to inform you about the current status of the Pixblasters project, latest developments, and the near future plans. For starters, the Pixblaster MS1 Video LED Controller board is back in stock! Read the full update.
The Pixblasters team is constantly working on improving the Pixblasters MS1 Video LED Controller board by adding new features. Today we are proud to announce the successful completion of the first phase of the APA102 RGB LED controller testing. Read the full update.
Pixblasters boards and accessories have arrived at Crowd Supply for processing, and orders will be ready to ship soon! Now is a good time to check the delivery address on your order, and update or change it if needed. Please keep in mind that some couriers may not be delivering to businesses that are closed due to COVID-19. Read the full update.
Hello Pixblasters supporters! Just a quick status update from our side. Despite supply chains disrupted by the coronavirus, our first lot production is successfully finished! Read the full update.
Hello Pixblasters supporters! Let us update you about the current status of our project. To minimize risks in the production of the larger Pixblasters boards quantity, we did a test run on the production line. We've been testing those boards with great success. The complete 100 pieces series production run is happening right now and will be finished in a couple of days. It is a bit behind our planned schedule and it looks that our shipment date will be delayed for about 5 weeks. Read the full update.
Hello Pixblasters supporters! At the beginning of this update, we want to wish you all the best for yourselves and your families in the New Year 2020. It has been a few weeks since our last update and we want to inform you on our current activities. Read the full update.
We've reached our funding goal! Thank you to all backers who have supported us so far. To celebrate, we're announcing an AMA that will take place tomorrow - Wednesday, November 27th at 11:30 AM - PST. Come say hi and ask us about Pixblasters! The campaign is also ending tomorrow, so if you haven't backed the campaign already, you still have time to do so. Read the full update.
Pixblasters users can generate the LED display content in many different ways. In this short update we explain how to use the Raspberry Pi OMXPlayer video player to play MP4 video clips on the LED display. The OMXPlayer is a command-line video player for the Raspberry Pi that can play video directly from the command line and does not require a desktop. Read the full update.
We have entered into the final planned Pixblasters campaign’s week. As you can see from the progress so far, we still have not secured the successful campaign end. However, we have discussed our options with Crowd Supply and our manufacturer and we've figured out a way to lower the campaign goal to $8,500 USD, and extend the campaign for an extra week. Read the full update.
Through communication with our Crowd Supply backers and visitors of our website, we have learned that some of you are not so familiar with the operation of LED strips. That’s why we want to give you more information and explain how the LED strips are easy to use with the right LED controller. Read the full update.
The Pixblasters Video LED Controller is designed to be expandable and to support really big video LED displays. While a single Pixblasters MS1 video LED controller drives up to 16,384 LEDs, multiple daisy-chained Pixblasters MS1 controllers can potentially drive hundreds of thousands of LEDs. Video demo included! Read the full update.
Answers to a common Pixblasters question: why do we support LED strips and not the fixed LED modules? Read on to learn more. Read the full update.
As soon as we started developing the Pixblasters idea, we decided that the video content management had to be easy and applicable in different display applications. While conventional LED module based video digital displays nowadays accept practically any graphics and video input data format, non-traditional LED strips-based displays lack such flexibility - due to non-standard architectures and different LED driving requirements. This update includes a video! Read the full update.
The Pixblasters Video LED Controller has been designed to support professional-looking and easy to use video LED displays. To display any graphics and video with no limitations, Pixblasters users just need to plug in the monitor cable. Read the full update.