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RPi + OpenELEC Blinking power supply

Discussion in 'Hardware Support' started by dennisje182, 29 July 2016.

  1. dennisje182

    dennisje182 New Member


    I'm having problems getting my LED strip to work. My setup:

    - Raspberry Pi 2
    - OpenElec (latest version)
    - APA 102 5m 30 IP30 LED strip (link)
    - This power supply, 5V 10A (link)

    I followed the tutorial from this website

    I haven't gotten the led strip to work at all. I installed hyperion on the raspberry via SSH in the java application on my desktop (is there a way to check if hyperion is running correctly?). I made my config file and uploaded it. When I hit the start button, nothing happens.

    What i notice is that when I plug in the power supply into the led strip (when everything is connected), the blue light on the power supply starts blinking. When i disconnect the power the blue LED on the power supply stays on.

    Could someone point me in the right way, or do I need to provide more info?
  2. penfold42

    penfold42 Active Member

    RPi1/Zero, RPi2, RPi3, 32/64bit, +Arduino, +nodeMCU/ESP8266
    Is check your wiring - it sound like the psu is seeing an over current condition.

    You may have a short somewhere