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How to separate mini light strings into smaller count strings (video)
This video shows how you can make individual strings of 50 count from a 100 count string of incandescent lights. This information may apply to selected LED strings and strings less than 100 count.
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
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
The Amazing World of Coro (presentation)
Coro or corrugated plastic sheet is just about the most versatile material available to the holiday lighting community – strong, durable, light weight and cheap - coro can be fastened into an amazi
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
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
International Shipping Costs
Q: Do you ship to the United Kingdom and the EU? A: As of 15-Dec-2020 we have discontinued shipments to the UK. This is due to the UK requiring registration and payment of VAT taxes for all countries
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
Can I copy or merge a HolidayCoro Sequence with my existing sequences?
When adding a new element, such as a Pixel MegaTree to an existing lighting display that already has an established group of songs, customers often wish to "merge" a purchased sequence for that new el
Procedure for repair of a mid-span failure in pixels
This article details how to repair pixels (nodes, modules, strip, bulbs) when that length of lights has a mid-span failure. This process does not apply to pixels with one or two failures of a single c
Pixel MegaTree "CCR" Strip Style Tree Construction Recommendations (Under Development)
The pixel strip / ribbon style tree is a great way to add an amazing element into your display at a low cost. While your HolidayCoro Pixel MegaTree kit includes the lights, power and controller, the k
RGB Arch Assembly Suggestions
This article details how our RGB pixel strip arches can be setup. Locally Source Items 20 feet of 3/4" PVC pipe - We recommend grey PVC pipe with a "belled" end if purchasing two 10 foot lengths of pi
What is a Null Pixel and do I need them?
We will occasionally get a question about why HolidayCoro doesn't sell a "null pixel" product or when a null pixel is needed for a project. This article covers those common questions we receive about
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
MegaTree Pole, Guy Wire and Stake Construction Suggestions
When constructing a MegaTree for a display, nearly all trees will require a mounting pole for the center of the tree, guy wires to hold that pole in place and stakes to hold the guy wires in place. Th
Troubleshooting: xLights Confirmation Capture
You have been directed to this page due to a reported configuration issue with xLights software. This page provides information on how to properly capture the information that our HolidayCoro technica
SD Card Not Reading or Working with HinksPix PRO CPU
PROBLEM: When attempting to save your configuration information when using the design tool or when attempting to play a sequence created with the HSA application, your SD cannot be read or written to.