Leechburg Lights

2018 Gender Reveal

On Christmas Eve, at 3am (God bless my neighbors) I recorded this song as a gift for a dear friend.  On December 19 I was asked to do a gender reveal for Nicola Westley, daughter of Keith Westley, whom reside in Australia.  I was going to program the light using Keith’s home display, however, his […]

Leechburg Lights sets up stage at Transworld’s Christmas Show

From March 19-25, I packed up and headed out to St. Louis, Missouri with my good friend Robert.  Together we set out to represent our company, Pixel Pro Displays.  For the past 2 years, Robert and I have spent a lot of time working with a number of commercial light displays.  Going to the annual […]

EASY! Custom models in xLights 2018??? Again!!!???

Just how many videos on CUSTOM MODELS can you make Clyde? Well, over the past 4 years of using xLights I have made 4 videos on how to build Custom Models using xLights! Why so many?  Well, I guess just like fine wine, xLights just keeps getting better and better over time.  This latest video […]

E1.31 DIY LED Express Bridge and Pixel Extenders

This video walks through the use of the DIY LED Express 6 universe bridge. I put this together some time ago and wanted to share the build and hopefully give a bit of education on it. The DIY Bridge connects to your computer via e1.31 and can output pixel data to 6 pixel extenders. It […]

New Hoodies!

Last Fall I ordered some Tee Shirts from Cool Tees.   Greg Becker took the time to design and create a custom image for my Leechburg Lights shirts.  I specifically wanted a hoodie to wear while I was outside chatting with people who stopped by to see the show.  Let me tell you how comfortable these […]

New Build Video for January

Putting together some new content for the Pro website.  Have a look at our demo video.  We’ve added a brand new intro for the Leechburg Lights videos too!  

So This Happened at the Display Tonight!

We had a special request from a long-time employee and friend, Heather Zack.  Her brother and sister-in-law are expecting, and they wanted to celebrate the occasion.  Well, they found out the baby’s gender 3 days ago, and last night we surprised Mike and Stacy Zack along with their friends and family, with the news of […]

2016 Show Video’s are Here? Just a weee bit late!

Back in January of this year (2017) my main desktop computer hard drive crashed.  Windows 10 was not recoverable,  but I was able to salvage the drive.  I used a new Solid State Drive (very budget since I was very broke during the winter) and installed Windows 8, and the computer came back to life.  […]

The Technical Side: Reviving Old Tech for Display Testing

While the summer rolls on, and the feeling of winter is just so far away, the display is always on my mind.   This week I’ve been reading about some of the other folks in the lighting hobby, and their plans to improve their setup for the 2017 year.  One of the subjects brought up was […]

New Singing Faces by Leechburg Lights

Adding in new Singing Faces to the 2017 Leechburg Lights display.  If you are interested in adding this singing faces sequence to your own digital light display, email Clyde at leechburglights@gmail.com.   Interested in a custom sequence or singing faces track?  eMail me for more info! MP3 for this sequence must be purchased.  It can be […]

Makin’ the Big Time… Steelers Style!

The Leechburg Lights Steelers Edition was featured on WTAE 4 News last night.  While I was not home to do the interview, I was well represented by my neighbor Dennis Miller, and my friend (and tenant) Kelly Domiano.  We are all pretty excited to have the crew here to film the display.  It is the […]

“Here We Go House”

As seen on Pittsburgh’s Channel 4 news, here is our tribute to the Steeler’s!  We will now be known as the “Here We Go House” in Leechburg. Lights will Run from 6-8:30pm during the week Weekend we’ll run 6-9.30pm Come on out and join us to cheer on the Steeler’s 7th Superbowl win!

Getting ready for 2016’s Leechburg Lights Christmas Display

Today marks the first step in the setup for the 2016 Leechburg Lights display.  During the spring we lost the mega tree base.  Due to the sewer line being replace, the old mega tree base was excavated; making way for an entirely new drainage system for my home.  I spent the afternoon digging out a new base […]

Recovry from Disaster & Preparing for the Holiday

It has been just over 7 months since our home was damaged due to fire and sewer problems.  The recovery has been draining in more ways than one.  At the end of July we finally finished up the major kitchen renovation in the downstairs apartment.  I spent the entire month of August repairing my kitchen.  […]

Running Water in the Kitchen!

Hello folks, it’s been a long time since posting anything up to the site.  Today marks the most exciting day for me here.  As of today, I officially have water running and drainage in my kitchen for the first time.  It been over 6 months since the house was damaged by the fire and sewer.  […]

4 Months of Reconstruction and Remodeling

Today is much the same as it was the past few months; I spent my day off working on remodeling the kitchen in Bill and Kelly’s apartment.  It was today, 4 months ago, a floating neutral electrical line caused a wicked fire.  We are all safe!  We have a roof over our heads, cloths on […]

Fire and Sewer damage Leechburg Lights, tenant’s displaced

Below is the story of the tragedy here at Leechburg Lights.  Many people wanted to know what has happened.  To be honest, this is my life’s biggest trial.  It has been ugly since day-1.  It starts back on Super Bowl Sunday and goes down-hill from there.  If you care to read the detailed events of […]

New Power Injection Distro Board

What is power injection?  Power injection is a process of which we add power to a string of pixels which does not have enough power to fully light the RGB nodes.  RGB lights use either 5v or 12v power to run them. When there is not enough power, either because of distance or consumption, we […]

Calculating LED Power Needs for Your RGB Display

Working on a video series to get new people started on their own display.  This video shows how to calculate total watts and amps of electric so you will know the needs of your display.  After you have made some calculations, you can begin planning your display.  The idea is that you never run more […]

A Saw Stars Dancing on the Water Pipe Broke???

I had a video I wanted to upload last summer but never got around to it.  I have received a number of emails this year, as well as seen people asking questions on how to build a star model in Xlights 4.  I found the old video, but quickly realized it needed updated thanks to […]

Testing… and more TESTING: New DMX adapter

I’m learning more about how to run DMX data from the computer out to the light controllers (dumb RGB).  I have found a promising USB adapter which can communicate with Xlights 4 software.  What is awesome about this adapter is the price.  As pictured it can run for around $25 with shipping.  However, it requires […]

200,000 Views on YouTube

Today is a very exciting day.  Our YouTube page has hit over 200,000 views!  I have also finally uploaded all the remaining 2015 sequences.  Video production has never been my favorite thing, but I was able to easily get 14 sequenced songs posted in a matter of 2 days (too cold to take the display […]

Learning the basic computer setup to start a pixel light show.

There is an all-new pixel controller that has taken the lighting hobby by storm this season, the new Falcon Christmas F16v2.  I have used 2 of these controllers in the 2015 display.  I’m so very impressed with all the innovation that has been built into this controller by Mr. David Pitts from FalconChristmas.com Currently there […]