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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
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
How to build a RGB Power Injector
This video explains how to build a HolidayCoro power injector:
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
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
>>>> 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?
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
Wiring Up and Programming your HolidayCoro DMX Controller (flow chart and videos)
When setting the address via the DIP switches on the controller (accessible after removing the two screws and the cover of the controller), here is the chart for setting the address: http://www.holid
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
Controller Firmware Page
This page contains firmware updates for HolidayCoro products. DO NOT UPDATE FIRMWARE IF YOUR ALPHAPIX ALREADY HAS CURRENT FIRMWARE SHOWN IN THE TABLES BELOW NOTES: Only perform updates of firmwa
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
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
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
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!)
Mighty Mini RGB Flood Light How-To
Mighty-Mini PowerPoint Provides basic cost and build information for the Mighty-Mini LED flood light.   Also be sure to check this excellent MMFL article: http://www.wrightslights.info/res
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
RGB Flood Light Assembly Videos (Items #166, 163, 164)
This video shows how to assemble the RGB Flood Light. To power the RGB Flood, one power injector is required for every five flood lights. The following video shows how to assemble a power injector usi
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
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
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