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5 Volt or 12 Volt - Which Should I Use For My Project?
A very common question we get at HolidayCoro is - which voltage should I use for my project. While there are often not many absolutes, this article works to cover many of the factors you should be con
DMX Wiring Cross Reference
HolidayCoro devices that use CAT5 wire for DMX signals (excluding E1.31 devices) are intended to be wired using pins 1 and 2 of CAT5 wiring (568B) for their RS485 DMX input signal. If you are using t
DMX + Power over CAT5 System Details
Some of our products are built on a " DMX + Power over CAT5" system. This article explains about the system and why it may or may not be right for your display. There are cases where
Software Applications Supported by HolidayCoro Lighting Controllers
HolidayCoro sells a wide variety of hardware that allow you to build most any project but what we don't sell is software - and for a good reason. We believe there are many good applications on the mar
Replacement Process and Policy for RGB Lights
You've likely reached this page because HolidayCoro support has directed you here due to a failure of lights on a string. Please read through the option that works best for you and let us know which o
DC Controllers - Basics (Presentation)
(2010 Lone Star Holidays Academy) This presentation covers DC controllers, the basics of Direct Current, how to configure a power supply, how to wire LEDs to DC controllers and how to use relays with
How much power do I need for LEDs/RGB Modules/Nodes/Strip/RGB Elements?
You can use any 12v power supply that will supply the correct amount of current with our RGB lights - you do not have to use our 12v waterproof power supply .   For some of our RGB product
How many item / elements can I run over CAT5?
The DMX + Power over CAT5 system is an inexpensive and simple system but there are limits to what it can be used for.  This knowledge base article explains the limits of CAT5 cable as it relates
Differences between Chip Protocols
This page contains information about the differences between different types of protocols / chips used in pixels   Pixel Protocol/Chip 2801 WS2801 2811 WS2811