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DMX and LOR Protocols (Presentation)
DMX and LOR Protocols (2010 Lone Star Holidays Workshop)   This PowerPoint explains the differences between the LOR and the DMX protocols down to a packet level (advanced level content!)
Setting up the ActiDongle for use with Light-O-Rama (LOR) Advanced Version 3.9
The following video shows how to configure the Light-O-Rama (LOR) sequencer application for use with the HolidayCoro ActiDongle :    
I'm adding a E1.31 Pixel Controller to my current LOR display - What do I need to know?
A common question that people have when they have an existing animated holiday display is - how do I merge my legacy controllers (LOR controllers) and sequences together with modern pixel controllers.
The Color Of My RGB Lights Don't Match the Color on the Monitor
Some customers will notice that when they sequence lights on their computer, the color shown for the virtual RGB lights on the computer does not exactly match the color of the lights. This article pro
How to change the color of clear lights to purple and orange
This article provides information on how you can change the tint of clear/white lights to orange and purple.   Download Article
LightShow Pro: Copy-n-Pasting between old LOR imported sequences and LSP 2.0
This video shows how you can import sequences and re-use "old" sequences with completely new hardware:
DMX listener error 3: Comm Winsock Error / 10061: Connection is forcefully rejected
It is possible that when setting up LOR you get the following error: DMX listener error 3: Comm Winsock Error / 10061: Connection is forcefully rejected If so, see this article from LOR: http://forum
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
Do HolidayCoro Controllers Work With Light-o-Rama Software
If you have an existing Light-o-Rama display that uses either Light-o-Rama software (S3, S4, S5) and/or you have existing LOR controllers (AC, DC, CCR, CCB, PixCon, etc) and you'd like to integrate Ho
I have a sequence I made - would you be interested in purchasing it?
Nearly all our sequences are produced by our talented customers! We are happy to purchase sequences from you and we want to make it worthwhile for you too. Starting in 2012, we now have a commissione
Animated Character and Sign Assembly Instruction
This article provides information on how you can mount and populate our mini light signs and animated characters. Click here to download the instructions ---> Article Download
>>>> RGB Basics Video Series <<<<
written by David Moore The videos below cover the general topics of RGB as they relate to Holiday Lighting. Video #1 What is RGB?
Holiday Lighting Discussion Forums on the Internet
Animated Lights Related Forums   We believe the best customer is a well informed and educated customer.  The key to that knowledge is the various f
How big of a power supply will I need for RGB lights?
This article provides information that will assist you in selecting the correct power supply for your project using our RGB lights and/or DMX controllers. If you are not comfortable with this process
Event Sponsership
Due to the community oriented nature of holiday decorating, we receive a fair number of requests throughout the year for sponsorship or donation of items for minis, Academy's and other informal "g
Black or White Coro - Which is Best?
For nearly all items that use Coro, we use two colors of 4mm coro - white and black.  Some of our products use black, some use white and others use a combination of both colors.  The follow
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
How do I insert my affiliate link or get a banner ad to ensure I get credit for my referals?
We make it easy to get credit for referring a customer to any of our links, not just product links. You just need to format the link you post with your affiliate information so that even if a custome
How long does it take to receive my order?
Order to Ship Times for non-custom products (time after your order is placed before it is completed and shipped): 98% of orders are completed and packed the same day (Monday - Friday /
American Flag Assembly Instructions (Items #5, #137)
American Flag Assembly Instructions The following are the instructions for assembling the HolidayCoro American flags. Prepping When you receive your Radio Sign it may have