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GE

Lumination

Installation Guide
12/24
Volt

Tetra FX Special Effects Controller
®

LED Lighting System
(GEFX1)

Step 1: Tools and Components Required
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Wire stripper/cutter Tape measure Screwdriver Cordless drill

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UL approved 18 AWG (0.82mm2) supply wire (9409) UL approved 22-14 AWG twist-on wire connectors (0.33 - 2.08 mm2) or UL approved splice connectors for 18 AWG wire #6 or #8 (M3 or M4) self drilling pan headed screws Tetra LED Power Supply Tetra FX Special Effects Controller (GEFX1) Y-Splitter Cable (GEFXYS) (optional) DMX Controller

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LLC is a subsidiary of the General Electric Company. • Use only approved wire for input connection. • Properly ground Tetra Power Supply enclosure.606.606. Tetra is a trademark of Lumination. installation or removal. Ohio 44125-4635 • USA P: 216. The GE brand.led.694.3533) Lumination. Minimum size 1.Installation Guide WARNING! RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK: • Turn power OFF before inspection.02mm Conforms to the following standards: 6180 Halle Drive • Valley View.com For customer service & technical support. • Shut off power at fuse box or circuit breaker before installation. Information provided is subject to change without notice. logo. © 2008 Lumination. SIGN041-R061708 .6555 • F: 216. RISK OF FIRE: • Follow all NEC and local codes. LLC.888.com • info@led. contact: 1-888-MY-GE-LED (1.6599 • www. All values are design or typical values when measured under laboratory conditions. LLC. and ecomagination are trademarks of the General Electric Company.

Output Address 1-4 5-8 9-12 13-16 17-20 21-24 25-28 29-32 33-36 37-40 41-44 45-48 49-52 53-56 57-60 61-64 65-68 69-72 73-76 77-80 81-84 85-88 89-92 93-96 97-100 101-104 Selector Dial A B C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 Output Address 105-108 109-112 113-116 117-120 121-124 125-128 129-132 133-136 137-140 141-144 145-148 149-152 153-156 157-160 161-164 165-168 169-172 173-176 177-180 181-184 185-188 189-192 193-196 197-200 201-204 205-208 Selector Dial A B C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 A A A A B B B B C C C C 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C Output Address 209-212 213-216 217-220 221-224 225-228 229-232 233-236 237-240 241-244 245-248 249-252 253-256 257-260 261-264 265-268 269-272 273-276 277-280 281-284 285-288 289-292 293-296 297-300 301-304 305-308 309-312 Selector Dial A B C 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 D D D D E E E E F F F F 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 5 9 D 1 4 8 C 0 4 Output Address 313-316 317-320 321-324 325-328 329-332 333-336 337-340 341-344 345-348 349-352 353-356 357-360 361-364 365-368 369-372 373-376 377-380 381-384 385-388 389-392 393-396 397-400 401-404 405-408 409-412 413-416 Selector Dial A B C 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 6 6 7 7 7 7 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C Output Address 417-420 421-424 425-428 429-432 433-436 437-440 441-444 445-448 449-452 453-456 457-460 461-464 465-468 469-472 473-476 477-480 481-484 485-488 489-492 493-496 497-500 501-504 505-508 509-512 Selector Dial A B C 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 A A A A B B B B C C C C D D D D E E E E F F F F 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C 0 4 8 C . Address Selector Chart The chart below outlines the settings you can select for the address selector dials.Installation Guide Step 5: Connection to DMX Controller DMX input Y-splitter cable DMX Controller Tetra FX Controller 1 Connect the Tetra FX Controller with attached LED strips and power supply to your DMX Controller using the wire marked “DMX Input. 3 Set your DMX Controller to match the address selected on the front of the Tetra FX Controller and program the desired special effects. use Y-splitter cable(s) (GEFXYS) to connect multiple Tetra FX Controllers.” 2 If required.

19. The Tetra FX Controller has four output banks which allows for four separately controlled sections of your Tetra LED System. A B C A B C 0 0 0 0 1 0 NOTE: When all selector dials set on the default position of 0 (as shown). set Dial A to 0. the corresponding addresses of the output channels are 1. the additional length will need to be connected to a separate Tetra FX Controller and power supply. The total length of LED strip that can be supported by the total FX system is limited by the maximum load supplied by the Power Supply. The address can be set in groups of four ranging from 0 to 512. Step 4: Set Address Selector Set the address of the four outputs using the selector dials on the front of the Tetra FX Controller. Dial B to 1 and Dial C to 0. If you need to achieve a length of LED strip longer than the maximum listed. Step 3: Tetra FX Connection Wire connectors Output channels Power supply input Wire connectors Power supply 1 Attach the Tetra LED System to the wires marked “Output Channels” on the Tetra FX Controller using the appropriate wire connectors. Refer to the chart on the next page of this document for a complete list of address selector settings. 2 Attach the correct power supply output wire to the wire marked “Power Supply Input” on the Tetra FX Controller using the appropriate wire connectors. 18. . 3 and 4. Refer to the Power Supply Installation Instructions for your Tetra LED System to determine the maximum loads that you can connect to a single Tetra FX Controller and power supply. and 20. 2. EXAMPLE: To set the outputs to address 17.Installation Guide Step 2: Tetra LED Strip Installation Install the Tetra LED System in your system according to the Installation Instructions that are provided with that LED system.