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    Understanding Additive and Subtractive Mixing

    Great question, I have thought the same. I do not know the answer, but here are some guesses to think about. When I use RGB or RGBW, I sometimes have a hard time getting that exact color blend I want using low end LEDs and boards. I usually just end up getting close and saying that is good...
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    Control/Dimming NSI DDS 9800 with DMX no load leds stay on

    I figured out my problem. I purchased DMX conversion kits from two vendors. Both had the wires wrong. The kits with red, green, white, yellow and black wires had the yellow and white wires swapped on both the male and female connectors. That swaps the data+ and the data- lines. The color...
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    Control/Dimming NSI DDS 9800 with DMX no load leds stay on

    We bought 4 used DDS 9800 dimmers, and 4 DMX conversion kits. Converted one to DMX, and tested. Several of the no load LEDs were solid on and channels full on. So converted one of our 9800's we know works on MPX, and that one worked great on DMX. So we tried converting a second 9800 from the...