The annual pixel order came in and I can build some props! Starting off with some modular matrix panels.
Well, the little spikey ball has forced a postponement of Christmas Expo for one year. So what do we do now?
Gary’s website: https://allthingspixels.com/
James sent me some new coro material to show off, plus updates for other popular items. Very cool stuff! Check it out!
I gathered some info about sequence frame rates people use in the hobby. 20 frames-per-second vs 40 frames-per-second. Can you tell the difference?
Expanded Falcons share 1,024 pixels and I explain it in this video. The platform has many options for you to customize for your display.
This video covers my current megatree design and stats.
ASAP Pole info (see HowTos): http://www.magicchristmas.org
Boscoyo tree toppers: https://www.boscoyostudio.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=2_4&sort=20a&page=1
Ball bungees: https://amzn.to/2NLpNfe
Better late than never! Would have been my submission to the Christmas lights from around the world! http://xlightsaroundtheworld.com
The project is a yearly video compilation showcasing animated Christmas lighting enthusiasts. Each year, a song is announced and anyone in the world is encouraged to sequence, film, and submit their display. This year’s song selection is Little Drummer Boy – For King and Country. Visit them online at https://forkingandcountry.com @4kingandcountry
Viewer email and a look to next year. Merry Christmas everybody!
RGB pixel strip looks nice, but is a little difficult to work with. Don’t recommend it for new folks. Shows how to figure out the right RGB color order. Other display updates. Oh, and I passed my exam for the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate!
Taking a quick look at the new Smart (chain-able) differential deceivers. Also go through a Falcon F16V3 firmware upgrade to support the new boards.