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Light-o-Rama LOR CTB16PC Comparison with HolidayCoro AC Controllers
This page contains comparisons between HolidayCoro AC controllers and LOR AC Controllers Major Function Feature / Product Links >>> HolidayCoro Evolution AC16
Animated Character and Sign Assembly Instruction
This article provides information on how you can mount and populate our mini light signs and animated characters. Click here to download the instructions ---> Article Download
Cross-Ship Replacement Instructions
You've been directed to this page because HolidayCoro support staff has determined that the product you have, may be or has been determined to be defective and needs to be exchanged for a replacement
Running Legacy RS485 Light-o-Rama 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
Pixel Spacing Distances / How do Pixels Get Their Addresses?
First, lets start with a basic understanding of how pixels address pixels and then on to how this affects the spacing of pixels. While each pixel protocol/chip type (2811, 2801, 6803, 1804, etc) has a
My credit card was hacked - is HolidayCoro secure?
A few times a year we will have customers that reach out to alert us that a credit card they used during a purchase at HolidayCoro was later used in a fraudulent manner. This article explains the poin
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
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
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:
Why are there not exact numbers of holes for each channel / section?
For products that use incandescent or LED mini lights, you may notice that the number of lights required to complete a given channel or section are not "even" to match the counts commonly found in mi
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: The require
Setting up the ActiDongle for use with xLights
The following video shows how to download, install and configure xLights 2012b for use with the HolidayCoro ActiDongle :    
Running E1.11 / DMX 1990 Controllers (EasyPix, Dumb Controllers) from AlphaPix RS485 Interface
The AlphaPix pixel controller has the ability to output legacy, DMX 1990 / E1.11 data using RS485 to legacy controllers such as the EasyPix , common dumb RGB and non-RGB controllers and devices such a
Technical Support Assistance Options for The Actidongle
HolidayCoro offers a range of technical support assistance options for customers to fit their exact needs. The following applies to all support options: Support is per controller not per inciden
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
Do the sequences include the music audio?
While we include the song with our sequences, no licence is included for it's use with the sequence. The reason we include the song is becuase of the slight differences (usually a second or two, somet
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
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!)
How long does it take to receive my order?
Order to Ship Times for non-custom products (time after your order is placed before it is completed and shipped): 99% of orders under a total of $1,500.00 USD are packed and shipped the