Solved Issue - BobLight for Dummies

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blossom24 Offline
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Hi,

I am wondering if there are instructions for setting up boblight suitable for dummies.

I read the Official XBMC boblight Addon pages, but frankly it made no sense to me... and not all the links on that page work. (of course I didn't read all 103 pages)

For example,

What hardware do I need eg... lights, controllers...Is this something that I buy off the shelf? or do I have to build it?

How do I connect it? Do I plug it into a USB?? and similar questions...

Thank you.

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(This post was last modified: 2014-02-20 09:55 by blossom24.)
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rome Offline
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Start here, http://learn.adafruit.com/adalight-diy-a...v-lighting
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Memphiz Offline
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please report the broken links here so they can be fixed.

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: Wiki NFS
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Wiki Avahi
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ
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blossom24 Offline
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Thanks Rome, that is a great site. Am looking into purchasing now.

Memphiz... where is "here". No hyperlink attached to the post. Or did you literally mean here in this thread...

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Hi blossom,

I do not know what kind of TV you have, but I can let you know, how my setup looks like with a 40":

1x http://www.adafruit.com/products/50
2x http://www.adafruit.com/products/322
1x http://www.adafruit.com/products/368
1* http://www.adafruit.com/products/276 (I used a German version with 20W 5V/4A)
1x http://www.adafruit.com/products/578

Then I followed the guide rome mentioned above.

If you use RPi instead of a HTPC your setup would be different. Then you won't use the ardino board...
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Memphiz Offline
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(2014-02-12 09:35)blossom24 Wrote:  Hi,

I read the Official XBMC boblight Addon pages, but frankly it made no sense to me... and not all the links on that page work. (of course I didn't read all 103 pages)

I just wanna know which links are not working? Or are you refering to the content of the linked sites?

AppleTV2/iPhone/iPod: HowTo find debug logs and everything else which the devs like so much: click here
HowTo setup NFS for XBMC: Wiki NFS
HowTo configure avahi (zeroconf): Wiki Avahi
READ THE IOS FAQ!: iOS FAQ
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