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Archive for November, 2011

Touring E16-II Chassis

Posted by JEC on 17th November 2011

This one can be considered RoadieProof.

XLR-4 outputs for each string.  Neutrik PowerCon for AC in & through (great for daisy chaining, as each chassis only draws about 400 watts at peak power).  Neutrik EtherCon for data input.  Durable polycarbonate enclosure.  International power supply for worldwide operation.

Will also ship with an optional ‘truss kit’ for easy and safe flying.

Coming soon to a tour near you.

 

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E16-II Photos

Posted by JEC on 11th November 2011

Here’s photos of the new StellaBlack E16-II controller.  It’s designed to drive up to 16 strings of 85 nodes (1,360 RGB dots) from either Art-Net II or E1.31 ethernet input.  The demo megatree we filmed a few weeks ago was based on three of these controllers fully loaded.

The internal power supply (~300 watts) is UL listed, properly vented and power factor corrected.  It autoswitches between 90-265v AC, 50-60 Hz, so worldwide operation is no problem.

The system has no problem at all refreshing all 16 strings at 44 frames per second.

Note the waterproof cable entry glands, durable chassis and shielded power supply breathing holes.

The internal web interface provides easy configuration of each string, plus generates test patterns for system debugging.

We’re proud to call this a ‘plug & play’ system.  It’s proven very stable, durable and trouble-free.  The node pigtails (shown here terminated with waterproof circular connectors) can also be fitted with Neutrik HD-series 4-pin ends.  These are waterproof, very durable, gold plated and designed for installations which frequently change, such as for touring environments.

Click any photo to enlarge.

If you’re interested, contact us for a precisely-tailored complete system quote.

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