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AusChristmasLighting

    1. Announcements

      Forum Announcements and New Member Information
      New Members Please Read: Welcome to AusChristmasLighting
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    2. New Members Say Hello

      New Members are encouraged to post a little about themselves here.
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      Latest: Help with my first Project HENRIQUE BRAZ GARCIA, May 23, 2017 at 12:40 PM
    1. 101 Display Basics

      The follow on from the 101 Manual and the unanswered questions.
      Start here: AusChristmasLighting 101 Manual
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    2. 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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      Latest: RAY 27's Doctor_007, May 27, 2017 at 12:50 PM
    3. Music, Playlists & Broadcasting

      Just finalised your song list? Questions about broadcasting? This is the section to post in!
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    4. 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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    5. 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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      Latest: ESPixelSticks danv, May 13, 2017
    6. Tips and Tricks

      All the various tips and tricks that can make your life easier, from photograhy to being Santa.
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    7. 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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      Latest: Roosta's Display Build Thread videoman3857, May 25, 2017 at 10:21 AM
    1. 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
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      Latest: Has anyone used these? ShellNZ, May 20, 2017
    2. 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
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    3. Strobes - LED or Others

      A board especially for the LED Strobe - and anything related to Strobes
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      Latest: 1/4 jack strobe control BoonDogs, Feb 14, 2016
    1. Power Supplies

      Information on Power Supplies and Transformers. PSU's are necessary for low voltage DC control.
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      Latest: Power Supply cdjazman, May 22, 2017 at 8:06 PM
    2. 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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      Latest: P10 panel power cables Boof63, Apr 17, 2017
    3. Handy Tools & Equipment

      All about the various tools and equipment like soldering irons that can make life easier.
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    4. EthConGateway by Joshua 1 Systems

      Specialising in E1.31 and RGB pixel control solutions. Contact: j1sys
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      Latest: P12s to DMX step by step bpj1980, Jan 12, 2017
    5. Advatek Lights

      Specialising in Australian-designed RGB control products. Contact: L_Tay & Devo
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      Latest: Advatek Assistant David_AVD, May 4, 2017
    6. Hanson Electronics

      Specialising in Australian-designed DMX and Pixel-input DC dimming controller. Contact: AAH
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      Latest: Trouble with 2811dc30 roo, Jun 30, 2016
    7. SmartAlec Lights

      Christmas-lighting orientated electronics & accessories. Contact: smartalec
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    1. Sequencers & Software Tools

      All the software that makes life easy in this hobby.
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      Latest: Pixel Software Question Dabil, Feb 14, 2017
    2. HLS (Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer)

      Hinkle's Lighting Sequencer, more commonly known as HLS, by Joe Hinkle
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      Latest: Just 4 fun . angus40, Aug 12, 2016
    3. 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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      Latest: Output problems i13, Dec 5, 2016
    4. xLights (Nutcracker)

      The free xLights (Nutcracker) multiplatform software, now led by smeighan with a team of volunteer developers.
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    5. 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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    1. 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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      Latest: Aussie LOR Users: Who Is Who hammo131, May 27, 2017 at 8:22 PM
    2. LOR 240V AC

      240V AC Controllers such as the CTB16D and CTB16PC.
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    3. LOR DC

      Low-voltage DC controllers such as the CMB16D, CMB16D-QC and CMB24D.
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      Latest: LOR Adaptor Burning Out pilbralights, Jan 27, 2017
    4. 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.
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    1. 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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      Latest: Lesson learnt plasmadrive, Dec 8, 2016
    1. 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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    2. 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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      Latest: Air-seeder pipe arch. Doctor_007, May 26, 2017 at 8:21 PM
    3. Cutouts, Wire Frames & Motifs

      All about cutouts or wire frame creations, how to make them or where to buy them.
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      Latest: "Steel Angel" videoman3857, May 14, 2017
    4. Corrugated Plastic (Coro) & 3D Printing

      Coro is also known as Corflute, Coroplast, IntePro, Correx and Twinplast in some regions.
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      Latest: 3D Filament fasteddy, May 12, 2017
    5. Servos & Animatronics

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

      Time to get your spook on...
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      Latest: Repurposed Digital Photo Frames scamper, May 27, 2017 at 1:42 PM
    1. The Family Room

      General Questions, News or Gossip, just keep it clean and polite
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      Latest: Sold my car, so bought more blinky the grinch, May 28, 2017 at 1:51 PM
    2. Backyard BBQ

      Want to let off some steam, then gather around the BBQ.
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      Latest: Ideal setup and layout MikeKrebs, Apr 14, 2017
    3. 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
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    4. Show Off Arena

      Show off your new display addition(s), changes and final display here.
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      Latest: Pixel Sticks pmac, May 11, 2017
    1. 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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      Latest: Big W uppitt, Dec 24, 2016
    2. 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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    3. Bulk Buys - Current

      This board is for any active Bulk Buy threads - This is for forum members only.
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      Latest: Falcon F16v3 E1.31 pixel controller 2017 buy darylc, May 26, 2017 at 1:49 PM