[RELEASE] Official XBMC boblight Addon
(2012-03-22, 08:40)FocalFury Wrote:
(2012-03-22, 07:24)lrusak Wrote:
(2012-03-22, 02:18)FocalFury Wrote: Hey everyone.
Wondering if I can get some brainstorming to figure out the next step in my setup here.
bobo1on1 has been kind enough to give me some advice along the way.

Right now I am using 4 http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10312 of these led strips
the type with the ws2801 chip in between each on the strip.

I accomplished my goal today of being able to at least get the lights to respond in a way.
I've followed this guide to the T
http://www.ladyada.net/make/adalight/

The LED's only on the top work and sometimes only 25 of them
I'm sticking with this boblight.conf file right now just to get some stability as anything else I do like using the calculator and plugging it into the boblight.conf file makes the LED's do random things and still only the top strand
D A N N Y
http://code.google.com/p/boblight/source...light.conf

using an arduino uno r3

I've gotten a bit over my head unfortunately and am stumped as to where I need to go next as all of my attempts only get the top to turn on (they all are connected together and getting power)
I really appreciate any help someone could offer

-----------EDIT-------------
I've adjusted the boblight.conf to use the calculator settings here
http://sanya.tarhelyszolgaltato.eu/index...37&comb=40
As of right now when I compile and upload the adalight file to the arduino per the adalight instructions i referenced above.....all 4 strips turn on....but only the top and the right flash, red then green then blue as seems to be indicating a proper startup.
the other 2 just turn on white and stay white.
When I start XBMC boblight connects and does its red green blue cycle again but the bottom and left side just remain white
When I play media however only the top 25 LED's light up....the rest of the top strip and the right strip is dark while the bottom and left strip remain white.
The 25 are changing colors but it mostly stays at whites and lite blues, even on pitch black they remain a bright white or blue....makes me feel like all of the data for the whole boblight.conf is going to those 25

ThoughtsHuh lol I'm lost here



D A N

How do you have the strands connected? Are they all daisy chained into one long strip?

Have you tried it with out the reorder start option on?

perhaps try something like this

http://sanya.tarhelyszolgaltato.eu/index...37&comb=40

They are all connected and one set of connections on the arduino...one clock wire one data and one to a ground
I just tried your calculator setup and it did the same thing only top First 25 lite up
26th led occasionally lights up
The 25 leds though don't seem to know what they should be doing lol

I started watchmen and in the beginning its just black studio logos on yellow orange background.....the 25 leds reflected this color
Once live action though the leds sometimes flicker but are mostly bright light blues and greens and white.
If I had to guess like I said...I'd say that these 25 leds are being assigned multiple points in the boblight conf.

This is the arduino code I uploaded to the uno r3
https://github.com/adafruit/Adalight/blo...stream.pde

as per the instructions here...http://www.ladyada.net/make/adalight/

maybe the problem is there....maybe a better solution

do you have the boblight debug log turned on? could you post it?

Could you post your boblight config?
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