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How Do I Build a Testing Controller for my LED Christmas Lights

By Kari / September 30, 2019

Whether this is your first year setting up a display or you have a few years under your belt you may realize that you need a tool to test your lights at full capacity. It’s important to test before you put your props up on your house to make sure they work properly! In this […]

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How to Use The Falcon Player (FPP)

By Kari / September 13, 2019

Learning how to install and use the Falcon player definitely presented some challenges for installation and how to use it. I had purchased a Rasberry Pi because it was on sale so I wanted to give it a try. In this first video, I tackle how to install FPP or also known as Falcon Player […]

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What Percentage of Intensity or Brightness Should I Run My Pixels At?

By Kari / August 26, 2019

If you have worked with regular Christmas lights you may notice there are just a couple of settings such as off or on. With incandescent lights the only control you have is to turn them on, off, or dim them! When it comes to pixels you may notice how bright these lights can get – […]

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Regular Christmas Lights vs. Pixels – What Is the Difference?

By Kari / June 27, 2019

When these lights are unplugged, standard Christmas lights and pixel lights look very similar. But when the units are plugged it you can really notice the difference between the two! If you’re looking to stand out this year with your Christmas display, make a statement, or even pair up a music and light show, using […]

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How Do I Build a DMX Controller for Traditional Christmas Lights?

By Kari / May 29, 2019

In this post, I am going to help you build your own relay box for controlling your Christmas lights . I wanted to share and help you with this project because perhaps it doesn’t make financial sense for you to buy one of these when you don’t need as many channels for your display as […]

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