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  1. When my pc go's to sleep lights still work music stop got any suggestions my fm transmitter has a pc hook up would that solve the problem.aAnd im still a little short on sequences if any2 want to share [email protected] thanks
  2. hello everyone this will be my with a controller and was in need of sequences I have a few that I bought and a few MR MATT gave me I you hav any you are willing to share I would be thankfull if you could send them to my email [email protected]
  3. hello everyone this will be my with a controller and was in need of sequences I have a few that I bought and a few MR MATT gave me I you hav any you are willing to share I would be thankfull if you could send them to my email [email protected]
  4. Hey guys and gals i was wondering if any of you nice people have any sequences that you wouldn't mind sharing I have very few i bought 2 from light o Rama and mr. Matt was nice enough to give me several more i have one controller 16pc and about 4000 lights this is my first year .Thanks
  5. Hello everyone. I was wondering if any of you might be able to help me in my endeavor to expand my smaller sized nativity display. I already know where I can get some correctly sized angels, extra Shepherds and Josephs to stand in for shepherds, but what I would really like is to add a camel for my three Magi. But I am almost 100% certain that no company has ever produced a blow mold camel to go with this size nativity. Most of the figures are around 18" tall ( and a couple around 23") so just adding in the camel for the medium sized nativity you see around most places would look kinda off. As you can see by someone else display in one of the attached images. So would any of you know of a camel from any source that I might be able to use? Maybe not even a blow mold, but perhaps something I could make match the other figures through some creativity. Thanks in advance for any help you can give.
  6. Newby

    Has anyone ever bought anything for the classifieds useing pay pal how are you reassured you will get what you ordered? I was thinking about buying something and they have two different kinds can't get in touch with seller and their are no option to choose from other than buy it now. Can someone help me out.
  7. Anyone work with these flood lights?

    Ok, I am looking at purchasing 4 of these units to light up the front of my house. Floodoor RGB LED Flood Light,30W US 3 Prong Plug,Remote Control,16 Colors 4 Models Switchable,Memory Function,Outdoor Advertising Housing Decoration Landscape Garden by Floodoor . I want to light up the front of my house with these (it is a wonderful rough stone face) and I am hoping that someone out here has these and can answer the following questions. 1. I want to program them not using light-o-rama, just the internal to do a slow fade from red to green together to light up the front of the house. 2. Will the four work together? Supposedly after you program them each time the power is turned back on they will remember the last setting and go. 3. I want them to work together so the whole house is red then green. NOT alternating or not being synced. If these will not work, can you recommend something outside of purchasing 8 units 4 for each color and put on a remote fader. Don't want to spend a lot of cash to make this happen. I already have spent more than my limit for 2017. This is the final thing for this year. Mike's Creations. Ps last year I used 6 small spots alternating green/red looked nice but want the whole house to light up one color at a time and dim slowly.
  8. PAY FOR HELP!!!!!

    WILLING TO PAY FOR HELP I am looking to get into RGB Pixels this year after using LOR last season. My plan is to outline my house, windows, mega tree, and 3-4 arches. I want to use the ribbon lights for the outline. I know the sequencing is going to be very time consuming so learning the startup and basics of Xlights is where I need help so I can focus most of my time on sequencing. I know there is a lot of videos on youtube, which I found a lot are tutorials from older software versions which leaves me a bit lost at times. Digging through the forum can be a bit time consuming as well and info is all over the place. I am willing to pay an experienced person to help me get going on Xlights. I would be willing to pay an hourly rate or a flat rate. Name your price if you are willing to help for some cash.
  9. I am hoping somebody can help me! I bought one of these yesterday, secondhand. It functioned perfectly last night and even this morning. Then it just stopped working! It's stuck on one color and makes a sound like a stuck gear when I try to shift colors or patterns, and will just shut off if I keep clicking the remote to change it. It switched once, but then went back to solid red and didn't change again. I know these things aren't the highest quality but it worked perfectly yesterday! Any guidance?
  10. First Time User

    First time user here. I am trying to add LED strips to the trim (gutters) of my house. I was thinking using the LED strip lights for this?? I also wanted to be able to control each individual LED. After reading around online a bit, I like the concept with a DMX controller?? Can someone tell me what equipment I would need to accomplish this? Also maybe where the best place to buy the equipment at. I appreciate any help. Thank you.
  11. Help! I'm at my wits end!

    Hello all, I am in the middle of rewiring an old static display we have used for years. It's about a 10 foot train with 900 lights. The old lights went out after years and years of use..so I decided to put in new c6 lights to replace them. After 2 days of removing the old strands and lights I started wiring up the engine first. We had to remove each c6 light on the strand and put in the correct color to match it with the train. It took several hours just to do the back half of the engine. I thought I was careful and made sure each light was put in properly, but after getting the last light in I plugged it in..and maybe 70 of the 210 lights came on. I bought an LED light tester from amazon and had it shipped overnight. Got it today..nothing. My question is..what is the problem? Brand new strands..brand new lights literally just moved out of the order they were in and put back in different spots. It should work..but it doesn't. I've had probably the worst month of my entire 39 years on this earth this month, and this is just the icing on the cake..I want to scream, I want to cry, and I really want to throw this thing across the room! Haha. But now with as many new c6's as I've bought and the original cost of the train itself..I'm in way too deep $$$ wise to give up. Please help!
  12. Hello all, This is my first post but I've been a long time lurker. I have a display of 32 channels and 40k lights. I have always connected the controller network directly to the computer, but the computer is getting old and I'm afraid it may die at any time. I would like to purchase a show director, preferably the G3 Mini Director, mostly because its price and it's in stock. My biggest concern is starting and stopping light shows. Since it doesn't have an internal timer, how do you go about starting and stopping? I know there are switch inputs on the back, is that an external purchase? Any help is appreciated.
  13. HELP!!! plz

    Help!! I'm so overwhelmed! My Light O Rama Showtime Central Package is arriving tomorrow ...there is a total of 3 controllers I know COntroller 1 will be the main structure of the house ( although I have no idea on what 4 groups of 4 LOL) Controller 2 ??? Controller 3???? I'm trying to figure out which channels for the 3 arches (there are 8 sections on each arch) 4 mini trees that have 4 colors per tree and the 18" Mega tree (all 1 color) then what do I do with the wall of hedges and the other items like the sleigh and reindeer that I haven't got out of the attic Can anyone help??? My husband is ready to scream LOL
  14. RGB HELP!!!!!!

    Ok here is my problem. I just got RGB Strips and and a easypix controller, and acti dongle from holiday coro. In lor if I do fade commands the strips work perfect. If i try to do a on command the strips flicker and do not come on in the right color. Also if i try to make a color like orange the strips also fliker in odd colors. Any Suggestions?
  15. I need help. I purchased a LOR CTB16PC controller with S4.8* Pro sequencing software in November 2015. I was able to put together a few sequences, buy 1 sequence and copy some from others that were gracious enough to share theirs. I replaced most of my incandescent lights with LEDs. My Christmas display worked great. I received another CTB16PC as a Christmas present, bringing me to 32 channels total. Now I that I am addicted, I need some help. I would like to change some items in my display to RGB lights. I am open to smart or dumb, but I don’t have a big budget to work with (think under $1,000 US total). I need some help developing a list of the parts that I need to purchase that are compatible with the LOR controllers I have. I like their products so far, but think they are a little more expensive to get me going on RGB or I just don’t know anything about what I am talking about or need. I currently have: 1 ea Laptop 1 ea LOR S4.8* Pro 2 ea LOR CTB16PC controllers 5 ea 4 foot spiral trees(w/ incans) that I want to convert to RGB 1 ea USB485 adapter What else do I need? Will a DMX controller work? How many DC power supplies and what voltage? Anything else? Thank You, Stephen.
  16. I am looking for someone to program 1 or 2 songs for my display. No one has done songs that I want so I can't manipulate someone elses seqeunce and I just don't have time to do the sequences myself. Please help!!!
  17. I am looking for someone to program 1 or 2 songs for my display. No one has done songs that I want so I can't manipulate someone elses seqeunce and I just don't have time to do the sequences myself. Please help!!!
  18. ISO Light-O-Rama Setup

    Hello there, My name is David and my wife is Abby. We are looking for a Light-O-Rama setup for our new house. We love Christmas and Halloween and think that doing a little light show for the kids would be nice. I'm new to all this so don't know what is all needed or how much. If you all could help us and get us rolling in the right way we would be thank for. I have been watching videos of how to make everything but, the price of a new Light-O-Rama set is a little high my wife says (Boss). So I was thinking maybe I could find a used setup. ISO, Whatever is needed to make the magic happen. Thank you so much, David and Abby (TeamBell) P.S. I put a image of our house so I could get help on how many boxes I would need.
  20. trying to find someone who does sequencing!! Would like to get 3 more sequences done before thanksgiving. Any help would be much appreciated! thanks