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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
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
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
Why Purchase from HolidayCoro?
Why Purchase from HolidayCoro? We know that you have choices when you decide to make your animated lighting purchases and sometimes it is hard to determine which vendor is a good choice. Her
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
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
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
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
Why does HolidayCoro offer a variable warranty on controllers?
Starting Jan 1, 2017, HolidayCoro moved from a standard warranty on all controllers to an variable warranty based on customer choice. Those choices are: No Warranty - the controller is sold as-is and
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:
United Kingdom / UK and EU Member Country Shipments
As of 30-Jun-2021 we no longer ship directly to EU countries or the UK We are sorry but due to changes by the EU and the UK governments to place additional tax collection requirements on shippers out
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
Display Design (Presentation)
(2010 Lone Star Holidays Academy) This presentation covers the "higher level" aspects of a display.   Download Presentation
Understanding DMX (presentation)
DMX is the most wide spread and popular lighting protocol in the world and is the near de facto protocol used in the DIY lighting world today. The Understanding DMX class provides background on how D
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
HolidayCoro PRE-SALE Dates, Status and Policies
THIS CONTENT HAS MOVED TO A NEW LOCATION: https://support.holidaycoro.com/portal/kb/articles/presale
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
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
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
Voltages and Plugs Available from HolidayCoro
This page details the plug types available either on Ready2Run controllers or for DIY assembly: Country Voltage Plug Type Plug Photo Product Link