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Looking for suggestions on how to store pixel nodes that are attached to pixel strips.

 

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I only use the strips when I can permanently mount them to things like conduit or something. The strips are pretty fragile and can't take the bending, folding and rolling as easy as the strings. My strips either stay mounted on the house year round or they are mounted on 1/2 inch pvc where I can take the entire pipe down without removing the strips for storage. If you do have to remove the strips I would recommend putting them back on their original reels that they came on or carefully looping them and put them in their own storage box.

If you are talking string nodes on the plastic strips then just loop them loosely as strings are pretty resilient.

Edited by Mr. P

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If you are talking about pixels on something like Boscoyo strips, as MrP said, I loop them and throw them in plastic bags to keep the dust off them in  the attic.

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I am going to build a 16 pixel tree using 12mm pixel nodes that will be mounted the pixel mounting strips 3 inches apart. I was wanting to keep the attached to the tree topper, but I don't have to leave it attached.

I am limited on storage space. Didn't know if I could tie them into a bundle and leave in 12' lengths. Thinking about putting the into a cardboard carpet tube and attaching the tube to my rafter joists in the garage.

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Yes, you should be able to bundle them.  I am also currently using Boscoyo Pixel Strips for my pixel tree.  I also thought about putting mine into a cardboard tube, but ended up not.  I have my tree set up so I can remove the strips in a couple seconds.  I don't bundle mine simply because of weight.  I have 24 strings or 100 pixels and it would be hard to handle either bundled or together in a cardboard tube.  With you having only 1/3 as many pixels, the weight should not be as much of an issue.

 

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I gently coil my strips with bullets, wire side in,  into a 32gal (Red) Sterilite tote.

There is plenty of room for other stuff in bags or containers, since the tote is rectangular and the coils are circular(ish :p )

The main goal: is not to make real tight coils.

Edited by TheDucks

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