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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
Power Injection with RGB Pixel Lights
For some projects, customers may determine that power injection is a suitable solution for their project. This page contains information generally about power injection, examples of how to perform it
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 products ( Cor
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!)
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
HolidayCoro Firmware Page Step-by-Step Firmware Upgrade Instructions NOTES: We highly recommend updates of firmware from a Windows PC ( Mac platform not supporte
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
Why do HolidayCoro Pixels Turn Blue Sometimes?
If your HolidayCoro pixels are not working correctly but they are lighting up in the color blue, this article explains why this may happen: When power is properly applied (positive and negative) but t
AlphaPix Evolution vs. HinksPix Pro
Differences between the AlphaPix Evolution and HinksPix Pro CPUs used in the Flex Expansion System The chart below shows the individual technical differences between the two CPUs offered for
HinksPix Setup and Instructional Page
Congratulations on the purchase of your HinksPix PRO controller. This page contains all the videos for how to do just about everything with this controller. Major Function
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
GFCI Plugs and Issues and Solutions
In the United States and Canada it is extremely common and code required in most locations to have what are called GFCI plugs. These plugs feature an additional layer of protection against possible el
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
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
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
Why HolidayCoro needs detailed information about your project
HolidayCoro often receives questions from customers that are open ended, meaning that the question isn’t about a single specific product such as - “what voltage does this operate at” but are in