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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
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
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 Dumb and Smart Pixel Wiring / Color wire pattern
Wiring Chart
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
Pixels have random or erratic behavior when connected to HinksPix PRO CPU
ISSUE: Some or all pixels connected to a HinksPix PRO controller randomly flash, operate when not commanded or have other undesired behavior. SOLUTION: The default speed on output of data is 800 KHz
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
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
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
The Color Of My RGB Lights Don't Match the Color on the Monitor
Some customers will notice that when they sequence lights on their computer, the color shown for the virtual RGB lights on the computer does not exactly match the color of the lights. This article pro
Pin-out and Wiring Diagram for the EasyPlug3 and EasyPlug 4 Cables
EasyPlug3 Smart / Pixel Lighting Click Here for EasyPlug3 Extensions and Pigtails Please note that copies of our standard have been made by other vendors as our design is not pate
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