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Rocky Run Christmas 2011 - short show

By heystew, 12/31/2011

Facts about the show:

~500+ channels of traditional LOR control

~5000+ channels of RGB pixels controlled by DMX using 12 Enttec Pro adapters

- all lights are LED with exception of the rope lights around the windows on the house

- we estimate that it's 150,000 plus lights.. but we actually have no idea of the exact count. we know it's at least that.

- there are 12 DMX universes controlling the RGB pixels that are used in the fireworks, spiral trees, and light sabers

- the RGB lights are ws2801 based pixels from Stellascapes

- the 12 DMX universes are run using Enttec Pro's (see this LOR thread for more info on the connection http://forums.lightorama.com/forum76/29031.html)

- there are 3 traditional LOR networks driving the LED lights

- two zipline santa sleighs that fly during the show (had one for the last 3 years.. added the second one this year)

- the lights on the flying sleighs are powered by a battery pack with solar panel. If you look close in the Medley when Santa's sleigh takes off.. you'll see the battery pack/solar panel following behind him.

- the characters on the roof are about 10' tall and are made with rope light over a mesh frame.

- the dripping icicle tubes were my first attempt to buy anything straight from China. Went well after some back and forth.

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My nieces and I are browsing videos and as soon as they saw "Star Wars" they were hooked!

That Light Saber bit and the whole theme just blew their minds :)

Well done!

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