June 30, 2016, 07:37:22 AM



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New Members Please Read: Welcome to AusChristmasLighting

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Last post by AussiePhil
in New Silent Elf Group - i...
on July 15, 2015, 09:55:01 PM

No New Posts New Members Say Hello

New Members are encouraged to post a little about themselves here.

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Last post by Mm
in Re: Hello from Minnesota...
on June 27, 2016, 11:31:35 AM


No New Posts 101 Display Basics

The follow on from the 101 Manual and the unanswered questions.
Start here: AusChristmasLighting 101 Manual

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20 Topics

Last post by heathwithnoteeth
in Re: 240v wiring advice f...
on Yesterday at 07:53:17 AM

No New Posts DMX, E1.31 & Networking

General DMX information and queries incorporating usb-based DMX512 (E1.11) and Ethernet-based E1.31 (Streaming DMX) not specific to any one controller or device.

1283 Posts
165 Topics

Last post by ecbailey
in Re: extending a wifi sig...
on June 08, 2016, 08:00:21 PM

No New Posts Music, Playlists & Broadcasting

Just finalised your song list? Questions about broadcasting? This is the section to post in!

443 Posts
64 Topics

Last post by bbayjohn
in Re: Another Santa intro
on June 06, 2016, 01:40:44 PM

No New Posts Incorporating video in your display (including projection)

Working with video during sequencing and/or incorporating video in your display somehow? This area is the place to discuss it.

396 Posts
41 Topics

Last post by bassnbuck
in Re: help with video proj...
on March 28, 2016, 08:44:37 PM

No New Posts The Development Lab

An area to talk about things you are developing or want developed or just idea's then here's the spot.

2010 Posts
140 Topics

Last post by Wolfie
in Re: Tune-to controller f...
on June 21, 2016, 01:10:45 AM

No New Posts Tips and Tricks

All the various tips and tricks that can make your life easier, from photograhy to being Santa.

977 Posts
112 Topics

Last post by CaptainMurdoch
in Re: Non-Standard P10 mat...
on May 07, 2016, 12:36:12 PM

No New Posts How is my display put together...

This board is for people to post details on how they put together their overall display, helping new people understand how it plugs together.

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118 Topics

Last post by djgra79
in Re: lights on the roof
on May 25, 2016, 08:04:41 AM


No New Posts RGB Lights - Intelligent Pixels and 3-Channel RGB

Discussion on RGB pixel strings, RGB 3-channel strings, RGB strips and anything else RGB - intelligent pixels and legacy 3-channel RGB, what are the options, how to control them and the results you have.

8176 Posts
894 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: Reference of Current...
on June 27, 2016, 07:47:47 AM

No New Posts Lights - Store Bought and Home Made

Christmas lights bought from your favourite stores - online and offline. LED or Incandescent; Strings or ropelight. Multicolour and single colour. Also incorporating modifying store bought lights and home made lights using bare components. Built something fancy using lights? See: Custom Creations

1960 Posts
235 Topics

Last post by plasmadrive
in Re: Moving Head Spotligh...
on June 24, 2016, 11:38:49 AM

No New Posts Strobes - LED or Others

A board especially for the LED Strobe - and anything related to Strobes

1157 Posts
86 Topics

Last post by BoonDogs
in Re: 1/4 jack strobe cont...
on February 14, 2016, 04:20:37 PM

Controllers & Other Necessary Hardware

No New Posts Power Supplies

Information on Power Supplies and Transformers. PSU's are necessary for low voltage DC control.

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195 Topics

Last post by buzzdude
in Re: DIY Xmas Light Bench...
on June 16, 2016, 07:44:45 PM

No New Posts Computers, Cabling and Other Miscellaneous Hardware

A section for some of the necessary behind the scenes equipment like Show Computers, data or power cabling and various cable connectors.

1920 Posts
237 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: arduino temp rating ...
on Yesterday at 08:41:21 AM

No New Posts Handy Tools & Equipment

All about the various tools and equipment like soldering irons that can make life easier.

347 Posts
37 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: Security for outside...
on May 25, 2016, 10:19:34 AM

No New Posts EthConGateway by Joshua 1 Systems

Specialising in E1.31 and RGB pixel control solutions. Contact: j1sys

Moderator: j1sys

3614 Posts
420 Topics

Last post by BensChristmasLights
in Re: J1Sys ECG-P12S
on June 08, 2016, 12:08:11 AM

No New Posts Advatek Lights

Specialising in Australian-designed RGB control products. Contact: L_Tay & Devo

Moderators: L_Tay, Devo

652 Posts
85 Topics

Last post by Devo
in PixLite 16 MkII Pre-sale...
on June 14, 2016, 09:57:56 AM

No New Posts Hanson Electronics

Specialising in Australian-designed DMX and Pixel-input DC dimming controller. Contact: AAH

Moderator: AAH

331 Posts
50 Topics

Last post by Homer2014
in Re: Latest boards
on April 20, 2016, 11:41:34 AM

No New Posts SmartAlec Lights

Christmas-lighting orientated electronics & accessories. Contact: smartalec

Moderator: smartalec

99 Posts
7 Topics

Last post by scamper
in Re: Cheap Voltage Meter
on Yesterday at 03:11:49 PM


No New Posts Sequencers & Software Tools

All the software that makes life easy in this hobby.

1251 Posts
169 Topics

Last post by BensChristmasLights
in Re: windows 10 and j1sys
on June 12, 2016, 06:27:20 PM

No New Posts HLS (Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer)

Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer, more commonly known as HLS, by Joe Hinkle

Moderator: jhinkle

722 Posts
178 Topics

Last post by Trioxide
in Re: Can't output to cont...
on February 07, 2016, 03:29:06 AM

No New Posts LightShow Pro (LSP)

LightShow Pro is an easy to use and extremely powerful light sequencing software that creates stunning and interactive theatrical and public light performances.

2643 Posts
314 Topics

Last post by i13
in Re: Setting up controlle...
on February 23, 2016, 12:49:29 PM

No New Posts Nutcracker & xLights Software

The free Nutcracker software by smeighan, now bundled in the xLights framework

Moderator: smeighan

2014 Posts
512 Topics

Last post by Gilrock
in Re: xlights with stage/c...
on June 27, 2016, 02:56:43 AM

No New Posts Vixen

Covering Vixen 2.x and Vixen 3.x. Please specify whether the topic relates to Vixen 2 or Vixen 3 when posting.

543 Posts
86 Topics

Last post by tooms
in Two new Vixen videos
on June 25, 2016, 09:54:13 PM


No New Posts LOR General Discussion

A general discussion area for the Showtime Suite (LOR sequencing software) and other LOR equipment which does not fit into the AC, DC or Cosmic Colour Devices boards.

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191 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: Aussie LOR Users: Wh...
on June 27, 2016, 04:04:09 PM

No New Posts LOR 240V AC

This board focuses on LOR 240V AC Controllers such as the CTB16D and CTB16PC.

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39 Topics

Last post by ShellNZ
in LOR1602Wg3 Pro series 24...
on April 14, 2016, 07:46:14 AM

No New Posts LOR DC

Focusing on LOR low-voltage DC controllers such as the CMB16D and CMB16D-QC.

157 Posts
15 Topics

Last post by David_AVD
in Re: LOR Adaptor Burning ...
on June 14, 2016, 07:36:18 PM

No New Posts Cosmic Colour Devices: Ribbon (CCR), Bulbs (CCB) & Floods (CCF)

Incorporating the Cosmic Colour Ribbon, Cosmic Colour Bulbs and Cosmic Colour Floods.

265 Posts
41 Topics

Last post by DannyP
in Re: CCR Pigtails + Exten...
on February 17, 2016, 07:57:45 PM

Community Projects & Commercial Offerings

No New Posts Community Projects

All your new (and old) projects that don't fit anywhere else. Active members with multiple solutions will be offered a sub-board for announcing product improvements (firmware updates, patches), or completely new ideas.

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67 Topics

Last post by David_AVD
in Re: p 10 panels
on July 04, 2015, 08:23:59 AM

Custom Creations

No New Posts Mega, Mini, Spiral & Pixel Trees

For everything related to Mega Trees, Pixel Trees, Mini Trees, Giga Trees, Z Trees and Spiral Trees. Including how to build them, sequencing techniques, storage options, just to name a few! Post your experiences or ask questions

1742 Posts
156 Topics

Last post by bjpc2716
in mega tree calc
on June 16, 2016, 08:58:26 AM

No New Posts Leaping Arches, Driveway Arches & RGB Arches

How to build leaping or driveway arches with traditional string segments, basic RGB or intelligent RGB strips including useful sequencing techniques.

654 Posts
45 Topics

Last post by DrNeutron
in Re: 3D printed arches
on May 30, 2016, 01:43:39 PM

No New Posts Cutouts, Wire Frames & Motifs

All about cutouts or wire frame creations, how to make them or where to buy them.

557 Posts
58 Topics

Last post by Skunberg
in Re: Gingerbread Sleigh
on May 19, 2016, 01:16:12 AM

No New Posts Corrugated Plastic (Coro) & 3D Printing

Coro is also known as Corflute, Coroplast, IntePro, Correx and Twinplast in some regions.

1078 Posts
95 Topics

Last post by lithgowlights
in New filament review from...
on Yesterday at 11:02:20 PM

No New Posts Servos & Animatronics

Want to animate your display then Servo's and motor control will be needed.

218 Posts
17 Topics

Last post by DanoNJ
in Re: Peanuts animation
on February 15, 2016, 10:54:24 AM

No New Posts Halloween

Time to get your spook on...

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24 Topics

Last post by bjpc2716
in halloween
on May 26, 2016, 04:16:41 PM

Open House

No New Posts The Family Room

General Questions, News or Gossip, just keep it clean and polite

7858 Posts
668 Topics

Last post by logandc99
in Re: If you can't have re...
on June 21, 2016, 10:31:29 AM

No New Posts Backyard BBQ

Want to let off some steam, then gather around the BBQ.

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131 Topics

Last post by logandc99
in Re: Looking very suspici...
on June 08, 2016, 04:35:47 PM

No New Posts Mini Christmas Expos

A mini is a gathering of some of the craziest lighting guru's from around Australia and the world! Each state usually holds one mini expo each year, typically around May-July, organised by one or a collaboration of members.

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92 Topics

Last post by lithgowlights
in Re: 2016 Sydney Mini Jun...
on June 22, 2016, 06:23:50 PM

Child Boards: Mini Archive
No New Posts Show off arena

Show off your new display addition(s), changes and final display here.

4885 Posts
487 Topics

Last post by tuppetsdad
in Re: 6 Channel RGB Star
on June 27, 2016, 11:22:24 PM

Trading Area

No New Posts Christmas Light Shopping Bargains

Where are all the lights to buy from retail shops, etc. One thread per shop or shopping centre area. Please include the suburb/area in the topic title.

503 Posts
68 Topics

Last post by OzAz
in Re: Masters lights
on May 17, 2016, 07:45:31 PM

No New Posts Bulk Buy - Interest Posts

Please use this for all posts regarding Interest from members for a particular Bulk Buy before commencing it

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25 Topics

Last post by bpj1980
in Re: Possible Bulk Buy Op...
on June 22, 2016, 11:09:07 PM

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