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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
AlphaPix Technical Support Page
All support and technical assistance for the AlphaPix controllers can be found on this page. If you are looking for controller specific information, including purchasing the AlphaPix, see this page: h
Why does HolidayCoro offer a variable warranty on controllers?
Starting Jan 1, 2017, HolidayCoro moved from a standard warranty on all controllers to an variable warranty based on customer choice. Those choices are: No Warranty - the controller is sold as-is and
HinksPix Setup and Instructional Page
This page is a place holder for the HinksPix Setup information. Major Function Specific Task Video Notes Intro & Basics
Using a Screen Recorder to document a PC based problem.
If you should run into a problem with a sequence or our PC based programming software and we don't have a specific answer to your question, we may ask you to screen record your issue so we can better
MegaMatrix Assembly Instructions
Mega Matrix Installation Instructions (d-light FireFli Edition) Items required for assembly * Phillips screw driver * Eight hard plastic drywall anchors per box.  These can be
Customer Supplied Tools and Supplies
As the majority of our products are Do It Yourself, they often require customer supplied tools or materials. This page references some of those materials, recommendations, estimated costs and where y
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
Controller Firmware Page
HolidayCoro Firmware Page Step-by-Step Firmware Upgrade Instructions NOTES: We highly recommend updates of firmware from a Windows PC ( Mac platform not supported f
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
PixLite Technical Support Page
This page contains setup and related information for the now discontinued PixLite controller. The replacement controller, the AlphaPix can be found here: http://www.holidaycoro.com/SearchResults.asp?S
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
Procedure for repair of a mid-span failure in pixels
This article details how to repair pixels (nodes, modules, strip, bulbs) when that length of lights has a mid-span failure. This process does not apply to pixels with one or two failures of a single c
Pixel MegaTree "CCR" Strip Style Tree Construction Recommendations (Under Development)
The pixel strip / ribbon style tree is a great way to add an amazing element into your display at a low cost. While your HolidayCoro Pixel MegaTree kit includes the lights, power and controller, the k
What is the complete cost / What is required for a mini-light animated character?
Thank you for your interest in our Singing Faces / Characters that use Mini-Lights. This article covers what is required to complete these products including lights and controllers and also provide ge
Wireless Networking Options for E1.31 and E1.11 Controllers
With the proliferation of wireless technology, many common items like thermostats, phones and TV's are now wireless and no longer require dedicated cables for their data "feed". This article covers th
EasyLights PIX16 Controller - Detailed Feature Listing
This article details Group Feature EasyLights.com On-Board Local Web Interface OLED Display Sequences
Why do HolidayCoro Pixels Turn Blue Sometimes?
If your HolidayCoro pixels are not working correctly but they are lighting up in the color blue, this article explains why this may happen: When power is properly applied (positive and negative) but t
AlphaPix Evolution vs. HinksPix Pro
Differences between the AlphaPix Evolution and HinksPix Pro CPUs use in the Flex Expansion System The chart below shows the individual technical differences between the two CPUs offered for
Stand Alone / Play on Controller Options for Holiday Displays
This article covers common questions about "S tand Alone" playback of sequences. Let's start off with some basic information: The typical process for a holiday lighting display is as follows: