I put some lights out for Halloween and ran a few sequences. Still have a lot to get done for Christmas. I got a new crimper!
Tag Archives: pixel lights
🎄Mini Tree Problem & Matrix Repair (2020)🎄
I had a little problem with the mini trees. I put them together backwards. I’ll show you the difference. I also had a pixel go out on my matrix so I show the repair. Thankfully, the weather cooperated.
🎄5V RGB Pixel Power Injection & Prop Build (2019) 🎄
I built a large 4’x16′ pixel matrix using Chroma Mesh from Boscoyo and 1,024 5V pixels. I show how to model this in xLights to get the wiring plan and I built is as a single string of lights using one controller connection. This requires a lot of power injection. but it’s pretty easy to do on a matrix.
Using Music in Your RGB Pixel Display (2018)
This is an update to my RGB Pixel Basics series about using music in your display. We cover FM transmitters, finding an open frequency near you and uploading a video of your display to YouTube.
HOW TO GET STARTED with RGB Pixels (2018)
Here’s the basics for getting started using RGB Pixels for your light display.
Falcon Pixel Controllers: www.pixelcontroller.com
SanDevices Pixel Controllers: sandevices.com
Falcon Player Software: falconchristmas.com/wiki/Falcon_FPP
xLights sequencing software: xlights.org
Lighting 101 Manual: bit.ly/2FpyHMq
Christmas Expo: www.christmasexpo.com
Keith’s YouTube channel: bit.ly/2tjYhNM
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Christmas Lighting Forums:
Advanced RGB Pixels and Controllers
Official xLights Support Group
FPP, Falcon Player