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Important Considerations for Installing and Wiring Externally-Controlled DMX512 Outdoor Lights

06-24 15:15

Important Considerations for Installing and Wiring Externally-Controlled DMX512 Outdoor Lights


1. When installing a DMX512 externally controlled LED wall washer the signal cable should be connected first. Ensure the signal cable is waterproofed properly. The waterproof joint nut should be tightened to prevent water from seeping into the cable end. Then, wrap the connection with self-adhesive high-pressure waterproof tape to enhance the waterproof effect.


2. Do not connect too many male and female connectors, as the wiring for DMX512 externally controlled LED wall washers should not be too long, and the fixtures should not be daisy-chained excessively. This could result in a significant voltage drop, causing unstable signals for the fixtures. Typically, a combination of series and parallel wiring is used.


3. Power cables and signal cables must not be reversed. The standard working voltage for externally controlled LED wall washers is DC24V, and they should not be mistakenly connected to AC220V.


4. There are various types of controllers available. Some customers prefer controllers with SD cards, which allow the lighting effects to be rewritten as desired. The speed can be set to both high and low. It's crucial to match the control signal port to the signal control wire of the fixture; otherwise, the DMX512 wall washer will not be controlled as intended.


5. Before installation, the installer should check whether the voltage marked on the DMX512 externally controlled LED wall washer matches the working voltage at the installation site to prevent damage to the DMX512 externally controlled LED wall washer. It is also important to review the wiring instructions provided by the manufacturer.

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