CVC4 (73925 & 73926)

4 Channel auto-addressable RGBW LED tape dimmer with P-Link or DMX/RDM input.

Behaviour on DMX loss
If the data source to your CVC4 (whether PLink or DMX) stops while the CVC4 remains powered (i.e., the DMX controller happens to lose power while the rest o...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 7:40 AM
Calculating the maximum length of LED strip a CVC4 can control
The CVC4 LED Dimmer can dim a total capacity of 20A per unit between 12-24 Volts DC, with each channel rated up to 5A.  Always follow your LED strip manufa...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:21 AM
Chaining multiple CVC4s
There are three methods of controlling the CVC4. Each method dictates the maximum number of CVC4’s units can be chained together.   PLINK This method use...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:05 AM
Changing the CVC4's start address
By default, all CVC4’d DMX addresses are set to channel 001 in our factory. Use a DMX input and PLink output to chain into the rest of your CVC4’s. The foll...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:14 AM
CVC4 Heat Dissipation
The metal bar on the rear of the CVC4 is its heat spreader. Most LED dimmers don’t attach any form of heatsink or spreaders to their MOSFETS. We have added ...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 8:18 AM
Full Universe of DMX
When controlling the CVC4 from a DMX input, the DMX source must be sending an entire universe of DMX (512 channels worth of information). Some controlle...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 7:46 AM
Mixing CVC3 and CVC4's on a project
The CVC3 was an RGB dimmer that operated using the PLink protocol that preceded the CVC4. We do not recommend mixing CVC3s and CVC4s on the same project...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 7:50 AM
Mixing CVC4 versions - (73926 & 73925)
From an electrical perspective, the two CVC4 variants are identical with no difference in output performance. The same firmware is accepted on both units. ...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 7:51 AM
Running CV tape in parallel from a CVC4
It's possible to run multiple CV strips in parallel from a CVC4  (all strips will behave identically).  The CVC4 is rated at a maximum of 5Amps per...
Tue, 14 Jun, 2022 at 6:34 AM
Troubleshooting: Red flashing CVC4 LED indicator
If the CVC4’s LED indicator flashes red, the CVC4 is in its thermal protection state and has become overheated. The output brightness will be halved whilst ...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 7:52 AM