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
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
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
Smart / Intelligent Pixel Controllers Compatible with HolidayCoro Pixel Lights|
Our RGB pixels are compatible with a number of different pixel controllers. Here is a list of known compatible controllers:
Controller Vendor/Model 2801 2811 1804 1809
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
How to make two Pixel Megatrees play the same sequence|
Customers with 360 degree pixel megatrees may wish to use pre-made sequences for 180 degree trees and have the same content displayed on both sides of the tree. This article explains how to mirror out
Displaying one sequence on two identical pixel megatrees|
For some installations where two 180 degree trees are used with two separate pixel controllers, you may wish to "duplicate" the output so that each tree shows the same sequence for one half of the tre
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
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
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
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
HinksPix Setup and Instructional Page|
This page is a place holder for the HinksPix Setup information.
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
>>>> RGB Basics Video Series <<<<|
written by David Moore
The videos below cover the general topics of RGB as they relate to Holiday Lighting.
What is RGB?
Why HolidayCoro doesn't provide purchase recommendations for non-HolidayCoro hardware|
HolidayCoro strives to give back to our lighting community through our conference presentations, articles and videos and as a result we are often asked for recommendations on designs and sources for
What Lighting Controller Do I Need?|
HolidayCoro is often asked these common questions about how to select a holiday lighting controller:
What controller is right for my display?
Will XXX controller work for my display?
DMX Wiring Cross Reference|
HolidayCoro devices that use CAT5 wire for DMX signals (excluding E1.31 devices) are intended to be wired using pins 1 and 2 of CAT5 wiring (568B) for their RS485 DMX input signal. If you are using t
MegaMatrix Assembly Instructions|
Mega Matrix Installation Instructions (d-light FireFli Edition)
Items required for assembly
screw driver * Eight hard plastic drywall anchors per box.
These can be
The meaning and definition of common terms and words used at HolidayCoro.com|
The follow are a number of different terms and words that we use throughout our website. They provide you with additional information and background to help complete your understanding of the p