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Display Design (Presentation)
(2010 Lone Star Holidays Academy) This presentation covers the "higher level" aspects of a display.   Download Presentation
Warranty Periods and Policies for HolidayCoro Products
HolidayCoro Product Warranty Terms HolidayCoro wants to ensure that all our customers have a positive experience with their products. The warranty listed below is our minimum standard pro
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
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
I'm new to RGB Lighting - Where can I go for help?
Have you seen the amazing displays that can be created with RGB based technologies an wondered how you can do the same thing for your display but just don't know where to start? Building elements (Meg
What Lighting Controller Do I Need?
HolidayCoro is often asked these common questions about how to select a holiday lighting controller: What controller is right for my display? Will XXX controller work for my display? How m
What types of lights work with your coro products?
Our coro based products are designed to work with specific types of lights: Singing Signs | Radio/Other Signs | CoroTrees All holes for mini light bulbs are .1875 or 3
Do HolidayCoro "Coro" type products come with lights?
For products that use "minilights", such as Singing Faces, Skeletons, Dancing Santa, etc, these products do not come with included mini lights. The reason that we don't supply lights with the produc
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
Why are there not exact numbers of holes for each channel / section?
For products that use incandescent or LED mini lights, you may notice that the number of lights required to complete a given channel or section are not "even" to match the counts commonly found in mi
Why HolidayCoro doesn't provide purchase recommendations for non-HolidayCoro hardware
HolidayCoro strives to give back to our lighting community through our conference presentations, articles and videos and as a result we are often asked for recommendations on designs and sources for
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
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
CoroTree Assembly Instructions
CoroTree Installation Instructions The CoroTree has a "living hinge" cut down the middle of the tree. This hinge can have the gap facing outward or inward. When the gap is facing inward it has a s
The meaning and definition of common terms and words used at HolidayCoro.com
The follow are a number of different terms and words that we use throughout our website.  They provide you with additional information and background to help complete your understanding of the p
Custom Projects by HolidayCoro
Each year, HolidayCoro works with many customers that need "just" the right custom product that isn't on the market to meet the needs of their display. This article answers many of the common questio
Why HolidayCoro needs detailed information about your project
HolidayCoro often receives questions from customers that are open ended, meaning that the question isn’t about a single specific product such as - “what voltage does this operate at” but are in
Why Purchase from HolidayCoro?
Why Purchase from HolidayCoro? We know that you have choices when you decide to make your animated lighting purchases and sometimes it is hard to determine which vendor is a good choice. Her
Pixel Spacing Distances / How do Pixels Get Their Addresses?
First, lets start with a basic understanding of how pixels address pixels and then on to how this affects the spacing of pixels. While each pixel protocol/chip type (2811, 2801, 6803, 1804, etc) has a
International Shipping Costs
Q: I live outside the US and I would like to know how much shipping is on my order. A: To determine how much your shipping will be, select all the items you wish to purchase by placing them into the