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LED Pixel Protocol UCS7604

Overview

This protocol was designed by Lianxinke in China. UCS7604 allows connection of either one RGB or one RGBW LED per chip, and selection between RGB/RGBW is made available through digital configuration. It has a resolution of 16-bit, and the control circuit comes in a SOP10 package, allowing for more flexibility with LED choice.

Current Control

UCS7604 has the ability to digitally control the current of the connected LEDs. Use the 4-bit current control per color to lower the brightness without sacrificing resolution, and tune the current of individual colors, allowing for more accurate color mixing. This individual current control can be set when configuring your PixLite Mk3 controller.

Specifications

PixLite Mk1

PixLite Mk2

PixLite Mk3

Clock Type

Data-Only 

Color Resolution

16 Bits 

Built-in Gamma Correction

Current Control

Per Color: Bits 

Physical Package

SOP10 

RGB

RBGW

Input Voltage

5V 

Output Pixel Voltage

30V 

PWM Rate

16,000Hz 

Suitable Camera

Up to 533fps 

Data Transfer Rate

660kbps 

Redundant Data Line

Considerations for Use

Advantages

  • 16 bits of data for each color makes dimming curves very smooth
  • Very high PWM rate allows for filming these pixels with cameras up to 533fps
  • Up to 30V, allowing for very long cable lengths
  • Option for white LED allows for higher brightness and more color mixing options

Disadvantages

  • Data-only restricts refresh rates to be limited by the speed of the protocol, which can be slow

PixLite Support

Are you looking for UCS7604 pixel drivers that work with Art-Net or sACN?

All PixLite Mk3 products support UCS7604 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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