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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 Dabil
in Re: Hello from Oregon, O...
on February 17, 2017, 01:13:35 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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Last post by lithgowlights
in Re: Why solder wires?
on February 11, 2017, 02:27:45 PM

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.

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Last post by Lishfish
in Re: Advice Using Arduino...
on January 31, 2017, 02:45:42 PM

No New Posts Music, Playlists & Broadcasting

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

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72 Topics

Last post by code
in Re: Playing sound to wir...
on February 19, 2017, 06:11:51 PM

No New Posts Incorporating video or projection in your display

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

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45 Topics

Last post by videoman3857
in Re: Virtual Santa
on Yesterday at 11:51:11 AM

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.

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160 Topics

Last post by smartalec
in Re: ESPixelSticks
on February 13, 2017, 06:37:56 AM

No New Posts Tips and Tricks

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

1041 Posts
121 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: Cable ties
on February 07, 2017, 09:20:16 AM

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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131 Topics

Last post by ShellNZ
in Re: Kitmans Pixel Icicle...
on February 14, 2017, 07:02:14 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.
Built something fancy using RGB lights? See: Custom Creations

8556 Posts
939 Topics

Last post by djgra79
in Re: RGB Floods
on February 16, 2017, 10:56:55 PM

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

2059 Posts
246 Topics

Last post by dennismc
in Re: Red / Green Star Las...
on January 16, 2017, 10:34:47 AM

No New Posts Strobes - LED or Others

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

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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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211 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: Power Supply
on February 20, 2017, 07:14:50 AM

No New Posts Computers, Cabling & 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.

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257 Topics

Last post by cdjazman
in Re: 2 core pigtails from...
on Yesterday at 04:22:29 PM

No New Posts Handy Tools & Equipment

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

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38 Topics

Last post by swb
in Re: I can't solder pigta...
on February 04, 2017, 04:23:18 PM

No New Posts EthConGateway by Joshua 1 Systems

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

Moderator: j1sys

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426 Topics

Last post by bpj1980
in Re: P12s to DMX step by ...
on January 12, 2017, 10:43:44 PM

No New Posts Advatek Lights

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

Moderators: L_Tay, Devo

742 Posts
99 Topics

Last post by Binkles
in Re: DIY control box
on January 01, 2017, 08:59:10 PM

No New Posts Hanson Electronics

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

Moderator: AAH

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51 Topics

Last post by roo
in Re: Trouble with 2811dc3...
on June 30, 2016, 10:08:05 PM

No New Posts SmartAlec Lights

Christmas-lighting orientated electronics & accessories. Contact: smartalec

Moderator: smartalec

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11 Topics

Last post by Boof63
in Re: Panel Controller (al...
on February 14, 2017, 12:19:29 PM


No New Posts Sequencers & Software Tools

All the software that makes life easy in this hobby.

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180 Topics

Last post by Dabil
in Re: Pixel Software Quest...
on February 14, 2017, 12:49:46 AM

No New Posts HLS (Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer)

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

Moderator: jhinkle

728 Posts
181 Topics

Last post by angus40
in Just 4 fun .
on August 12, 2016, 11:44:44 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.

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318 Topics

Last post by i13
in Re: Output problems
on December 05, 2016, 10:07:00 PM

No New Posts xLights (Nutcracker)

The free xLights (Nutcracker) multiplatform software, now led by smeighan with a team of volunteer developers.

Moderator: smeighan

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590 Topics

Last post by keithsw1111
in Re: Debug Problem
on Yesterday at 09:15:21 PM

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.

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Last post by kevr
in Re: Videos of how I use ...
on January 12, 2017, 05:20:09 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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Last post by bluzervic
in Re: Pixel Editor questio...
on January 05, 2017, 12:42:13 AM

No New Posts LOR 240V AC

240V AC Controllers such as the CTB16D and CTB16PC.

322 Posts
39 Topics

Last post by ShellNZ
in Re: LOR1602Wg3 Pro serie...
on August 12, 2016, 08:05:29 PM

No New Posts LOR DC

Low-voltage DC controllers such as the CMB16D, CMB16D-QC and CMB24D.

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17 Topics

Last post by pilbaralights
in Re: LOR Adaptor Burning ...
on January 27, 2017, 05:54:25 AM

No New Posts Cosmic Colour Ribbon, Bulbs, Floods, PixCon, Pixie

Light-O-Rama's pixel controllers (PixCon, Pixie) and the Cosmic Colour Ribbon, Cosmic Colour Bulbs and Cosmic Colour Floods.

277 Posts
43 Topics

Last post by Fasteddy
in Re: can ccr be left out ...
on December 29, 2016, 07:42:57 AM

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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70 Topics

Last post by plasmadrive
in Re: Lesson learnt
on December 08, 2016, 01:18:10 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

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Last post by scamper
in Re: the making of my fir...
on February 02, 2017, 11:03:28 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.

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49 Topics

Last post by Kitman
in Re: Air-seeder pipe arch...
on February 20, 2017, 03:54:43 PM

No New Posts Cutouts, Wire Frames & Motifs

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

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63 Topics

Last post by videoman3857
in Re: Need some singing fa...
on January 31, 2017, 11:21:17 PM

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

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

1139 Posts
105 Topics

Last post by Habbosrus
in Re: New coro presents
on February 18, 2017, 10:16:17 AM

No New Posts Servos & Animatronics

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

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18 Topics

Last post by bjpc2716
in Re: Setting up relays to...
on December 29, 2016, 08:02:09 AM

No New Posts Halloween

Time to get your spook on...

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37 Topics

Last post by jchuchla
in Re: Cemetery Crosses
on February 11, 2017, 09:33:38 AM

Open House

No New Posts The Family Room

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

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726 Topics

Last post by Boof63
in Re: Yep another P10 ques...
on February 14, 2017, 12:24:54 PM

No New Posts Backyard BBQ

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

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136 Topics

Last post by heathwithnoteeth
in Re: Beware seller sophib...
on January 22, 2017, 12:15:39 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.
Watch previous minis: AusChristmasLighting YouTube

3538 Posts
105 Topics

Last post by damo1271
in Re: Adelaide Micro Mini ...
on February 20, 2017, 06:52:32 PM

Child Boards: Mini Archive
No New Posts Show Off Arena

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

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526 Topics

Last post by David_AVD
in Re: Solar lights
on February 17, 2017, 07:40:23 AM

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.

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78 Topics

Last post by uppitt
in Re: Big W
on December 24, 2016, 11:27:37 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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Last post by darylc
in Re: Falcon F16V3
on February 02, 2017, 09:17:08 PM

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