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    Are LEDs TOO Bright?

    I was looking at a comparison of LED based 5mm Christmas lights recently.  One string was made in 2010, another…

    Off-the-shelf solutions for great light shows with music.

    Ready to computerize your display but don’t want the hassle of building your own control hardware or software? There are…

    Fruitcakes last forever? Ir’s on the Internet so it must be true.

    We’re no fruitcake experts so we got help from the EnglishTeaStore.com and KidsTurnCentral.com In the 16th century, oatmeal was removed…

    An effort to refresh the forums

    The PlanetChristmas forums got started way back in 1996 during the early days of the public Internet.  Back then we…

    Photographing your Christmas display… it’s not easy.

    Tis the season to be jolly! The season of lights – from Christmas trees to Hanukah candles to decorative house…

    RGB lights/pixels means any bulb, any color at anytime.

    For nearly a century our parents and grandparents have been hanging lights on trees, houses and yards – and, for…

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      March 5, 2017

      LEDs vs. incandescent lights… there’s a real difference.

      This was supposed to be easy. Determine once and for all if it’s time for all of us to switch…
      March 5, 2017

      Ready to make those lights dance to the music. Think about sequencing.

      So… you just bought all that fancy hardware to flash the lights to the music? or… You have a talent…
      July 25, 2018

      How was Christmas Expo 2018?

      Didn’t make it to Christmas Expo 2018 in Dallas, Texas?  It was scorching.  No, I mean really, really hot.  Dallas…
      July 7, 2017

      30 Years of Tips and Tricks

      If you attended a class called ’30 Years of Tips and Tricks’ at Christmas Expo 2015 in Fort Worth, Texas,…

      Until Christmas 2018

      (the most magical day of the year)

      Until the 2019 Reveal

      (typically just after Thanksgiving)

      Now this is a light show!

       

      What an Outdoor Display!

      Silent Monks Singing