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spark_strober [2019/08/13 23:58]
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spark_strober [2019/08/15 10:55] (current)
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-The spark strober (or strobe controller) switches mains electricity.+The spark strober (or strobe controller) switches mains electricity ​using a remote control.
 This allows to pulse a flood light or stroboscope for a short time to create a light strobe. This allows to pulse a flood light or stroboscope for a short time to create a light strobe.
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 The small LED and CR2025 battery limit the infrared output power. The small LED and CR2025 battery limit the infrared output power.
  
-I later found an [[https://​www.idual.com/int/en/​|iDual]] ​remote ​laying around.+{{:​spark_strober:​led-remote.jpg?​0x300|}} 
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 +I later found an [[https://​www.jedi-light.com/page/idual-remote-control#​specs|iDual ​remote]] laying around.
 This uses 3xAAA batteries, providing a lot of power. This uses 3xAAA batteries, providing a lot of power.
-There is a switch on the side to choose between has high power, narrow angle LED for increased range; or wide angle LEDs for broader aiming.+There is a switch on the side to choose between has high power, narrow angle LED for increased range (the one in the center); or wide angle LEDs for broader aiming ​(the two on the side).
 This was ideal for the attraction and worked well. This was ideal for the attraction and worked well.
 This remote also used the NEC protocol. This remote also used the NEC protocol.
-It's a quite good remote, but by far too expensive for what it is (luckily they where already there).+It's a quite good remote, but by far too expensive for what it is and the website is horrible ​(luckily they where already there).
  
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spark_strober.txt · Last modified: 2019/08/15 10:55 by kingkevin