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Not exactly the cheapest way to go ! If you have and DIY skills you can make your own leaping arches for less than $50.00 each. their price is $375.oo ea. and you still need a controller, software and sequences to make it work not to mention

100's to 1000's of feet of extension cords to go with all of the pieces included in the pkg. Pre-programmed sequences are

available direct from Light O Rama and on ebay as well as from WoW Lights and the prices are all over the place depending on the complexity of the songs and # of channels This is a wonderful Hobby, BUT IT IS NOT, just Plug and Play. @ 128 channels fiqure on adding at least 6000 feet of extension cords to the lights you already have and each one of those controllers can only handle 30 amps that's not many incandescent c9's

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I have purchased the 32 channel set up a few years ago when I switched from static to computer controlled. I have not had a problem with my set up for the last four years. As camper said there are cheaper ways to get the same product but for myself I wanted a set up that I had the chance to learn and build upon. The WOW set up really for me was plug and play to get it working then the sequencing was a hurdle but again there are tons of sequences that can be borrowed from users here and over on LOR and a bunch of other sights. They more than likely will not fit your lay out but are easy to fix up. I have since added 4 more controllers and 6 RGB universes. The more I work with the RGB lights I really like them and plan on moving more to all RGB. I still have a bunch of static so for me it is the challenge of making both fit and work together. A 128 is a bunch of channels to jump into at the first. The cord issue is for real you will need a bunch of zip line and vampire plugs at least 128 of each female and male. it might be a good suggestion to wait for the summer sale at LOR (Light O Rama). If you are not familiar WOW is a vender of LOR and to get a bunch more info go over to LOR and check out the forums there and you can find some units for sale also. I personally would stay away from the ebay and other for sale places seems there is a lot of people taking advantage of people. I would make sure you have a good back ground on the seller. You can ask here or even on LOR forum. The DIY boards are good also it really depends if you want to put the time in on all the soldering. Hope this was helpful and good luck.

 

By the way Welcome to the Madness :blink::wacko:;)   

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You purchase the WOW Christmas package and you are really wasting a lot of money.  If your not handy enough to build some of things that they are going to sell then I have to wonder if

you have the talents to even carry it off.  And your going to find the stuff they are selling is not really that plug and play where it will require so little work for you.  If you build your own props this summer they are going to be just as plug and play as what you going to get from them.  Of course if money is no object then go ahead but after you fork over that amount to them be ready to fork over more then that to complete your display.

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I would agree with DSE  about controllers on ebay. What people are paying for controllers on ebay is insane over $300.00 for used controllers when you can buy a new one for $270.00 that's with shipping.Also wait for the sales they have and save some money You can find slightly used controllers on the forums that are priced around $150.00 up to $200.00 . The price I usually see for used controllers go for about $175.00 sometimes with shipping and sometimes without.Wowlights is a great company and very helpful but on buying the arches and stuff like that I would agree with Camper you can build your own arches mega tree mini trees etc. A lot of people on the forums are willing on explaining to you on how to build them. Then I would agree with Overeazy if you have the money to buy it by all means buy it.

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