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Light-o-Rama LOR CTB16PC Comparison with HolidayCoro AC Controllers
Last Updated: 08/04/2019
This page contains comparisons between HolidayCoro AC controllers and LOR AC Controllers

Major Function Feature / Product Links >>> HolidayCoro Evolution AC16 HolidayCoro HinksPix Pro AC16 HolidayCoro EasyLights AC24 Light-o-Rama CTB16PC
Overview Low cost, non-grounded controller built on industry standards protocols Moderate cost, non-grounding controller built on industry standard protocols and complete standalone operation including built in audio output. Includes Wi-Fi interface. Optional FM transmitter. Moderate cost, grounding controller built on industry standard protocols and complete standalone operation. Includes Wi-Fi interface. Optional FM transmitter. Moderate cost, grounded controller with propriety interface.
Power
# of Power Input Plugs
Power Input (Amps)
2 Grounded AC
15 Amps per bank
30 Amps per controller
2 Grounded AC
15 Amps per bank
30 Amps per controller
2 Grounded AC
15 Amps per bank
30 Amps per controller
2 Grounded AC
15 Amps per bank
30 Amps per controller
# of Power Output Plugs
Type of Plug
Power Output (Amps)
16 Outputs
Type B / USA / Non-Grounded
8 Amps
16 Outputs
Type B / USA / Non-Grounded
8 Amps
24 Outputs
Type B / USA / Grounded
8 Amps
16 Outputs
Type B / USA / Grounded
Type B / USA / Grounded (optional)
8 Amps
Voltage Range 120 / 60hz 120 / 60hz 120 / 60hz 120 / 60hz & 240 / 50hz
Fuses 2 @ 15 Amps / Glass / Protected 2 @ 15 Amps / Glass / Protected 2 @ 15 Amps / Glass / Protected 2 @ 15 Amps / Glass / Exposed
Environment
Enclosure Type Outdoor Weatherproof
12.25" x 12" x 5.25"
Outdoor Weatherproof
12.25" x 12" x 5.25"
Outdoor Weatherproof
13.75" x 11.5" x 5.9"
Outdoor Weatherproof
9.5" x 11.5" x 3.5"
Features
Stand Alone Operation (Sequences play from controller) No Yes (requires SD card for sequence storage, xLights sequence format) Yes (requires SD card for sequence storage, xLights sequence format) No
Audio Output from Controller No Yes - 1/8" Line Level Output (requires SD card for sequence storage, xlights sequence format) Yes - Requires FM transmitter & Audio Add-on Card (requires SD card for sequence storage, xlights sequence format) No
FM Transmitting from Controller No Yes - Requires FM transmitter Yes - Requires FM transmitter No
Human Interface 4 Line / 16 Character OLED Screen
LED Status Lights
4 Line / 16 Character OLED Screen
LED Status Lights
4 Line / 16 Character OLED Screen
LED Status Lights
Two LED Status Lights
Web Interface Yes Yes Yes No
Output Indicator Lights
Shows status of channel
16 Total / 1 per Output / Red 16 Total / 1 per Output / Red 16 Total / 1 per Output / Red None

Data Input Interface Ethernet
Wired - 100 Mb/s
Unicast & Multicast
Ethernet
Wired - 100 Mb/s
Wireless / Wi-Fi - 802.11 b / g / n & WEP / WPA / WPA2
Unicast & Multicast
Ethernet
Wired - 100 Mb/s
Wireless / Wi-Fi - 802.11 b / g / n & WEP / WPA / WPA2
Unicast & Multicast
RS485
Wired - .5 Mb/s Speed
Requires purchase of $40+ "Dongle" for operation
Input Protocols e1.31 / sACN / Artnet e1.31 / sACN / Artnet / DDP e1.31 / sACN / Artnet / DDP Proprietary LOR Enhanced
Compatible Software
Applications
All - Using industry standard open protocols All - Using industry standard open protocols All - Using industry standard open protocols Limited - LOR and xLights
Configuration Method Web interface & OLED Screen Interface Web interface & OLED Screen Interface Web interface & OLED Screen Interface Proprietary LOR Software Only
Daisy Chaining Controllers Yes - Network Ethernet Switch
Yes - Network Ethernet Switch
Yes - Network Ethernet Switch
Yes - RS485 Multi-point
Misc
Compatible light types All 120v Incandescent and LED lights All 120v Incandescent and LED lights All 120v Incandescent and LED lights All 120v or 240v Incandescent and LED lights


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