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Offline HyfeSolo

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CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« on: June 17, 2021, 11:22:19 AM »
Hi Guys,

I'm wiring up CFX board with a Cree RBG led. With that, I'm installing a crystal chamber with a 5mm RBG led as well. I use the 3 PMW pads on the underside of the board (right beside where I have soldered my Cree RBG) and have attached my negative to the main Ground next to the SD card.

Everything works except for the Crystal chamber, it wont light up. tried changing leds... same issue. any help?

Let me know if im missing information


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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #1 on: June 17, 2021, 11:56:17 AM »
you need a common anode RGB accent led and have the positive connected to the battery, the negatives to the PWM pads with resistors.
that should do it !

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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2021, 08:59:32 AM »
Thanks got it to work. Are those pads able to blade mirror or do i absolutely need to use the accent pads for that?

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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2021, 09:50:20 AM »
Thanks got it to work. Are those pads able to blade mirror or do i absolutely need to use the accent pads for that?

they do blade mirror natively, so you can use them. Use Accent leds pads if you want the accent to change role among time (during lockup, power on power off etc)

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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2021, 07:57:19 AM »
Hi guys, To anyone looking at this who is trying to help me fix the issue (I'm looking at you ERV, seriously how do you find the time)

Anyway, Ive wired my CFX up with a crystal chamber which is using the 3 PMV pads on the underside of the HBleds. (Im using the same RGB order on both the led and the crystal (1 pad is both red on the Led and crystal).

I've setup the config files for HBled and the led works fine, however my crystal chamber lights up blue and gree while my HB led is Red. I double checked that both color=1023,0,0,0 and xcolor=1023,0,0,0. So i would expect them to color mirror. am I missing something? I think im missing something.

Thanks for the support.

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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #5 on: July 15, 2021, 05:10:02 PM »
This sounds like it’s very similar to the issue you had before. Sounds to me like you may have miswired your chamber LEDs.




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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #6 on: July 15, 2021, 11:26:20 PM »
Probably wired as common anode instead of common cathode as colors are inverted

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Re: CFX everything works except Crystal chamber
« Reply #7 on: July 16, 2021, 06:53:56 PM »
Yep they are common Anode leds! thanks, I'll go out and buy a pack of cathode ones