Tag Archives: christmas lights

🎄RGB Pixel Sphere Prop Build (2019) 🎄

Troy sent me two of his spheres (thanks Troy!) and I show you how they go together.

Professional Triers Podcast: https://youtu.be/GvlIYR1LxfY

🎄P10 Panel to P5 Panel Conversion (2019)🎄

I noticed problems with the P10 panels at the end of last year and decided to upgrade to P5 panels. Simple swap of the hardware, but the software on the BeagleBone Black gave me some trouble.

🎄Staff of Zarton Redux (2019) 🎄

Well, I finally got around to dealing with this prop that was still hanging around. I changed the design a little.

Joy To The World – Go Fish – RGB Pixel Light Show (2018)

A funky version of Joy To The World that’s a neighborhood child favorite. Camera is a Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD camcorder (https://amzn.to/2Qu24CQ). Multiple camera angles mixed in Adobe Premiere.

Some Good, Some Bad, Some Ugly (2018)

I had some time this past weekend to work on one of the props bothering me a little. The new frame did what I wanted. After reaching a stopping point, I noticed something really bad.

EDM/Dubstep RGB LED Christmas Light Show (2018)

This is the sequence I spent the most time on last year and added the new 2018 props to the mix. The music is two custom songs I created on my iPad. Also trying out the multi-camera feature of Premiere – I like it. I hope you do too! Camera is a Sony FDRAX53/B 4K HD camcorder (https://amzn.to/2Qu24CQ).

If you’re new to the channel and want to learn how to do this, check out my Beginner playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFyrAfJ-kKd4ZfPdXWIt8v_bav61mW_KW

I also have a very basic online course for RGB Pixel beginners (instructor coupon included):Β https://bit.ly/2Kso7HO (designed to bring someone up to speed quickly – you won’t need to take this course if you’ve seen all my videos)

Links to some stuff I recommend at Amazon: https://amzn.to/2PJoNY5

Hardware and software:
Falcon Pixel Controllers: www.pixelcontroller.com
Falcon Player Software: https://github.com/FalconChristmas/fpp/releases
xLights sequencing software: https://xlights.org
FM Transmitter: http://ebay.to/2yx4pRi

Christmas Lighting Forums:
https://auschristmaslighting.com/forums/
http://diychristmas.org/vb1/index.php
http://doityourselfchristmas.com
http://falconchristmas.com/forum/
http://nutcracker123.com/forum/
http://www.planetchristmas.com

Facebook Groups:
Advanced RGB Pixels and Controllers http://bit.ly/2zEMrgX
Official xLights Support Group http://bit.ly/2zBMwnv
FPP, Falcon Player http://bit.ly/2yvc7v3

and finally, if you like what I’m doing here and just want to donate a little do-re-mi, I’ll gladly accept at https://www.paypal.me/JeffLacey. Thank you!

Power Chat – Mains Layout (2018)

This is a short video on my 110v main layout for the display. I’m running one circuit and powering off most of the display after the show ends. The big switch is a Wemo Insight (https://amzn.to/2Q4X4VU) module from Belkin controlled from Home Assistant (https://www.home-assistant.io) or the Wemo app on my phone.

Black Friday! SetUp Day (week) – Part 2 (2018)

Message to new subscribers and completed setup. Complete walkthru and some prop construction details.

Keith’s video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jf7uLhUObAk
My beginner playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFyrAfJ-kKd4ZfPdXWIt8v_bav61mW_KW

My online course for RGB Pixel beginners: https://bit.ly/2NgNJFm (designed to bring someone up to speed quickly – you won’t need to take this course if you’ve seen all my videos)

Amazon Links: https://amzn.to/2PJoNY5

SetUp Day (week) – Part 1 – Still Fabricating (2018)

Started setting up the display this week because I have a lot to do (new stuff) and weather may not be great as we get closer to Thanksgiving. I didn’t make a ton of progress, but am set up for the weekend work.

AWESOME CHROMA-MESH CLEAR Matrix – Prop Build (2018)

Should I start selling this jig? I think it’s pretty awesome! I built it to help me assemble a 512-pixel, ChromaMesh 3″ CLEAR matrix from Boscoyo Studio.