I bought my fade-candy through Adafruit.
They do not have the pin connectors like in the pictures on this site on (0-7).
I bought the ‘3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix’ on this site.
I want to organize my cables in a nice way and not have everything soldered directly to the boards. Can anyone give me advice on the following questions, or direct me toward the correct flow?
Part 1: Fadecandy
Fadecandy connector/wire question:
Fadecandy 0-7 holes:
What pin connectors do I need to buy (size) to fit into these holes?
Fadecandy data-inputx8/groundx8 to 8x connector on ‘3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix’.
What wire do I need to buy (or make) to connect to the pin connectors above
that has this male end to fit into the 3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix, and a female end to fit into the now pinned 0-7 holes?
Part 2: Power supply
3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix Power Question
I bought the 5V 60Amp power supply on this site.
What is the best strategy for wiring up 5v/Group connections to ‘3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix’?
What is the suggested wire gauge?
What is the suggested max length of the wire from the power supply to the ‘3216 – 32X16 RGB Matrix’?
As for the plug to the the AC wall to the power supply I was just planning on cutting a PC power cord, is this an OK strategy or is there a cleaner way?
Charles, I shipped your items this morning. I added a some extra power cables and connectors. I also threw in a 120VAC power cable. I also included a female header to make it easy to mate to the 32×16.