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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 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
Networking Options for AlphaPix Wired Network Connections with Home Networks
The AlphaPix controller receives E1.31 data via Ethernet over a CAT5 cable, as a result of this, to get data from the PC to the AlphaPix, we need to send data out the Ethernet port on the show PC to t
Unable to Operate Message on AlphaPix / Network Troubleshooting on AlphaPix
ISSUE: AlphaPix displays "UNABLE TO OPERATE" on LCD interface CAUSE: This message indicates that the AlphaPix will not decode E1.31 or Artnet data because there is no network connection between the c
What lighting controllers do your products work with?
For products that work with mini lights, C7 and C9 lights, our products work with ALL lighting controller systems, including, but not limited to: HolidayCoro AC Controllers
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
Product Review Awards
We love to hear back from customers on their purchases from HolidayCoro. So, about 15 days after you purchase your item, we sent out an email asking for your feedback on the item and/or the website -
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
Data Input Interfaces Used on Common Lighting Controllers
There are a number of different standards for controller interfaces. This document details the differences between these interfaces: Interface Name Protocol Wiring Typ
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
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!)
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
Testing DMX output using your HolidayCoro DMX Programmer/Dongle (video)
The following video shows how you can use xLights (a free application) to test your HolidayCoro DMX controllers with the HolidayCoro Programmer/Dongle.  Using this test you will be able to deter
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
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
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
How do I belcome an affiliate of HolidayCoro and why would I want to be an affiliate?
We have lots of passionate customers that refer customers to our website and products and we'd like to reward you for that loyalty through our affiliate commission program.  Here is how it works
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