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LED Pixel Protocol TM1803

Overview

This pixel protocol was designed by Titan Micro Electronics in China. The control circuit comes in a SOP8 package, allowing for more flexibility with LED choice.

Specifications

PixLite Mk1

PixLite Mk2

PixLite Mk3

Clock Type

Data-Only 

Color Resolution

Bits 

Current Control

Physical Package

SOP8 

RGB

RBGW

Input Voltage

5V 

Output Pixel Voltage

24V 

PWM Rate

400Hz 

Suitable Camera

Unsuitable for cameras 

Data Transfer Rate

400 800kbps 

Redundant Data Line

Considerations for Use

Advantages

  • Up to 24V, allowing for very long cable lengths

Disadvantages

  • Low PWM rate makes theses pixels unsuitable for cameras
  • Data-only restricts refresh rates to be limited by the speed of the protocol, which can be slow
  • Only 8 bits of data for each color makes dimming curves less smooth
  • No redundancy in data
  • Narrow tolerance for timing errors, making it less reliable than TM1804

PixLite Support

Are you looking for TM1803 pixel drivers that work with Art-Net or sACN?

All PixLite Mk1, Mk2, and Mk3 products support TM1803 as an available Pixel IC type, so get in touch with us to find out how the lighting specialists at Advatek can support you in your pixel lighting project.

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