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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
Animated Lighting 101 - What you need to know before you start with animated lighting displays
We wrote this document for someone just starting out new to be aware of all the major aspects that are involved in building a display. This document alone will save you six months of reading forums a
>>>> 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?
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
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
DIP Switch Addressing Chart
Below is the link to our DMX Address DIP Switch Setting Chart:   Download PDF   You can also use our interactive DMX addressing tool below:     /
HolidayCoro PRE-SALE Dates, Status and Policies
HolidayCoro PRE-SALE Dates, Status, Policies and Warranty Information CLICK HERE TO SEE PRE-SALE ITEMS --> 06-Feb-2017 - 5.3% of PRE-SALE orders shipped (based on orders to date) 10-Feb-20
Running Legacy RS485 LOR Controllers and RS485 Based DMX (E1.11) and Ethernet Based (E1.31) DMX Controllers Together
If you have an existing LOR network or controllers and would like to integrate modern, standards based controllers into that network, this page shows a variety of different options available to you. N
AlphaPix Technical Support Page
All support and technical assistance for the AlphaPix controller can be found on this page. If you are looking for controller specific information, including purchasing the AlphaPix, see this page: ht
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
Why does HolidayCoro offer a variable warranty on controllers?
Starting on 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 a
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
The Amazing World of Coro (presentation)
Coro or corrugated plastic sheet is just about the most versatile material available to the holiday lighting community – strong, durable, light weight and cheap - coro can be fastened into an amazi
Display Design (Presentation)
(2010 Lone Star Holidays Academy) This presentation covers the "higher level" aspects of a display.   Download Presentation
Understanding DMX (presentation)
DMX is the most wide spread and popular lighting protocol in the world and is the near de facto protocol used in the DIY lighting world today. The Understanding DMX class provides background on how D
Can I download my sequences/software directly from your website?
Yes - our new website has a download system that, once your order has been completed (shipped), you will receive a download link to directly download your sequences or software. If you loose your
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
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:
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
ActiDongle USB Serial Port Drivers (Item #53)
To install your ActiDongle, you will need to install the driver. You can find drivers for all operating systems on this website:   www.ftdichip.com/Drivers/D2XX.htm   Notes: