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Cracker

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About Cracker

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  • Birthday 01/06/1972

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  • Location
    SoCal
  • Biography
    Hooked on the hobbie
  • Interests
    Golf
  • Occupation
    Telecom
  • About my display
    Working on it...

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  1. Hey Vegas members, The History Channel contacted me and wanted to feature my display for a Christmas episode. It actually for an episode of American Restoration which is a spinoff of Pawn Stars. I’m not have an xmas display this year….so they wanted to know if I knew anyone specifically in the Las Vegas area that would like to feature their animated display on the show. I’m guessing Vegas because that’s where the show is located. But anywhere simi close to Vegas may be considered. I don’t know when the episode will air, but guessing sometime closer to xmas. If you are interested, send me a
  2. Once you purchase the sequence, you will recieve an email with your invoice which you could always reply to with your mp3 file. Or send to [email protected] Kevin
  3. I did modify the audio file, but not really much. I added the some words at the beginning and cut off the end with an explosion. Nothing in the middle. What I can do, if you purchase the sequence and send me a legal owned audio file that you purchased from like iTune or Amazon or from the CD...whatever. I can send you the file back with the modifications to fit the seq exact. I just cant sell the audio file...even though its modified. But if you need the faces to match the standard song that you bought from Amazon....then that should be an easy cut and paste. Just remove the words at the
  4. I have uploaded several of my Sequences from my 2009/2010 Halloween shows on my online store. I separated them by either just the 4 singing faces by themselves or with everything....which includes the house, yard, trees, pumpkins and 4 singing faces. The sequences channels range from 28 channels for the faces only to 132 channels for everything. My 2011 sequences with 1100+ channels have not been uploaded yet, but working on next. I have 6 songs and will upload as soon as I can. www.store.creativelightingdisplays.com Kevin
  5. The day before Halloween, my family and I did a live interview on Good Morning America and then later that afternoon, LMFAO filmed a commerical at my house for KIA. It was a really crazy day. Thousands of people showed up even though I put the word out the show was cancelled. I'm just glad (and so are some of my neighbors) that Halloween is over. Here is a video and pics on the event.
  6. Thanks for the nice comments. Some of the youtube comments are so brutal. Was on Foxnew yesterday and GMA today. Here are some links. http://video.foxnews.com/v/1233416047001/rockin-the-house http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/24/halloween-light-show-2011_n_1028448.html?ref=fb&src=sp&comm_ref=false
  7. Couple videos of this years Halloween Show. I changed about 90% of my lights from incandescent to LED RGB Lights. Only the faces and "firesticks" are still incandescent. I'm only running 6 songs this year. I added only one new song....the rest are from last year, which I had to convert to fit the new setup. I was too busy working on the switching to LED and making lights, pumpkins, ect...I just didnt leave much time for sequencing. My changes: Roof line has 6 CCRs. The house outline (sides, front, garage) are RGB Strips. Trees, Bushes and tombstones RGB Strings. 5 Double Rainbow
  8. Unfortunately, Fun-Kins are not avail near me and too expensive to buy online. I just carved 15 pumpkins from Michaels using the versa tool…best money spent!! Its like using a hot knife thru butter. I need one of those extra large pumpkins….where can I purchase one? Shipping probably cost more than the pumpkin if I can’t get one locally.
  9. OK...this is good. I was measuring the DC side. I guess I'll just let the Kill-A-Watt do the measuring for me on the AC draw? The LOR DC board is rated ar 4A per channel / 20A per side or 40A total. This would this be the DC amps, right? And yes, these are not pixels. Just RGB strings. I want to use these for my bushes and trees and only want to control the 3 colors...not each pixel.
  10. Please someone tell me I’m wrong with my calculation!! I bought a set of 100ct RGB 3-CH strings from Ray Wu to test out. I place my Fluke Meter in series to get the DC amps. I used a LOR DC board and 12V power supply. Per the meter, I’m getting 3.56A when full on. (Red, Green and Blue 100%). A single string of incandescent lights is 0.34A. So the 1 sting of RGB is the same amps of 10 incandescent 100ct strings. I’m guessing or hoping I’m doing something wrong because I cannot run 3.56A per string. That is way too much amp draw. Plus the fact I could only run 5 RGB strings per 20A outlet.
  11. David, Thanks for the response. The whole 12V power supply to 5V LED didn't seem right to me and since I thought it was suggested, I wanted to ask. Thanks for the clarification. The second led string set link I asked about didn't go in correctly. Do you know if these are basic RGB strings? States its 12V, but not RGB in the description. But the part number has RGB so I guessing here. Just wanted to know if you or others have purchase these. I would perfer to stick with 12V so I can use one type of power supply and DMX modules. Also, if I have to go with 5V strings, can you recommend
  12. Couple more questions... Can I use this 12V Power Supply with these 5V input RGB strings? If I understood David explanation correctly, you can use a 12V power source, but the pixel themselves will work at 5V per his Video #2 "How do I power my pixels". Is this correct? I also found these strings, but not sure if they are RGB? However they shows being 12V. Both strings I believe to be only 3ch and not individual pixel driven. Second question, if I use this small 3Ch DMX module, I’m guessing I use a 3 color DC controlled LED and not digital LED with a chip (ex 6803, 2801, ect)? Because th
  13. Before I place on ebay...anybody looking for Siemese cable (RG59 + 18awg wire for power) for your Security Camera system? I have 4 brand new Q-See 60ft cables that came with my system, but discovered they were too short. I did open the packages, but never used. $45 for all 4 free shipping. Product Model Number: QSVRG60 Product Features: RG59 Coaxial video wire 18 Gauge copper wires for power supply 18 AWG Solid bare copper center conductor 95% braiding Foam polyethylene dielectric CM/CL2 rated PVC jacket Sequential foot markings UL Listed CATV, CATVX
  14. I want to use RGB strip to outline my house, but I don’t want to controller every pixel...just be able to change the whole strip to any color. I found some good info reading through several post, but I want to confirm a few items before buying... Which 5m 150 led’s RGB waterproof strip from Ray Wu or ebay will accommodate my needs? Is there a word in the description that tells its only 3 channel strip? Not sure if this is the one...or maybe here? Could I trash the controller and use the power supply? I also found these on ebay. Can these strips be cut (at the cut points) like rope l
  15. In your video at the 10:00 min mark, you show 2 different types of LED pixel strips....5050 30pcs per meter (150 total) and also 60pcs per meter (300 total) both on a white circuit board and both having the most durable protection (silicon & boot). Can you post the link for those...assuming at aliexpress? They show too many I can’t tell which one it is. Thx Am I correct that the 5m strip (30pcs per meter) or 150 LED total would equel to 50 pixels (3 LED's per pixel)or 150 chs? Same for the 5m (60 pcs per meter)...100 pixels or 300 chs?
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