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 […]

Halloween is Done, Time to setup for Christmas!

Halloween is over and the decorations are down!  We now face the major push into Thanksgiving.  The goal is to have the show up and running by the Leechburg Boro’s Holiday Light-up Night!  That is the Saturday after Thanksgiving.  I have already pulled the reindeer out and tested them.  I will be working to get […]

Custom Candy Cane Arch Setup in Nutcracker V4

A question was asked in a FaceBook group of how to setup this candy cane arch.  Jo did not want the last 3 pixels of the cane showing when she rendered effects.  This video shows how you can re-create the same model in your own display. Also, this exact Excel file is available here for […]

Nutcracker V4 Setup and Add Effects to Dumb and Smart RGB Display Elements

This video shows how to setup an new nutcracker sequence from the beginning.  This was an email question I received from Philip.  He was having trouble rendering effects on his RGB modules.  This video goes through basic model (dumb and pixel) building in Nutcracker. You will learn how to set timing marks.  Also, you will […]

Setting Up E1.31 on Windows 7 (Part 4 DMX Controller Setup)

This final video is dedicated to setting up the “EASY DMX” controller boards used in RGB displays. The video demonstrates how all the components connect together. Following the instructional section is a demonstration of the entire setup running a sample sequence.