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  1. Re: Using plastic mesh to hang light on tress.

    Yep, wife and I got tired of the round and round and round the tree process. We now use a bungee sized to the tree (we have pines so the rough bark assistd with holding it up.), then have the...
  2. Re: 2016 - how's your show setup coming along?

    Looks like our Saturday evening opening is a GO! Just some 'last minute' details, one of which is my LOR network was being flaky on this evenings testing. controllers being found 3 days ago are not...
  3. Re: 2016 - how's your show setup coming along?

    Hurricane Matthew dealt us a blow I did not think we could recover from to have a show this year. It hit at the end of a week's PTO I use to start setting up, lucky we slowed down as the forecast...
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    Re: Anyone from Conway SC Area

    We like to get out and look at other displays on the nights we are dark; looks like we will be open Thursdays-Sundays this year. So if you run lights the other nights, I'll be sure to drop by and...
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    Re: Anyone from Conway SC Area

    I am also in Florence, I have a large static display. I use LOR and have about several elements spread around the display. Since I am no longer a drive by display, I stopped my FM transmissions...
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    I built a frame out of pine, this show the mid frame which will hold the P10 panels and the lower/bottom frame to hold electronics. The notch is to allow air movement and cable access between the...
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    Now that I had some time for clear thinking, I was able to get my fseq to BBB, I must have had a really bad day the other day....Sign looks good using the provided effects. now I need to work on...
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    Progress,
    issue #1 , cable in wrong connector on octoscroller, still nothing on testing.
    #2 on the LED panel tab, I had the arrows defining the chain of panels, realized that arrow suppose to...
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    doing my first power up testing. put Octoscroller onto BBB, wired everything, powered up, I updated BBB/FPP to V1.8, set up the channel outputs and panel tabs.
    But I cannot figure out the display...
  10. Re: xLights tutorial tonight, May 26, for new users

    FYI, can click on the 'join meeting' button, use 3035202024 as the ID.
  11. Re: xLights tutorial tonight, May 26, for new users

    Not sure if you will see this quick enough, that link will not work, I get page not found.
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    thanks, I have to do one adjustment so will need to work on that this weekend. i'll post details as soon as I can, still have a way to finish
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    Question about the power.
    I got panels from Ray and all 4 pins on pwr cables were used, he had the two reds tied together and the two blacks. can I assume you can send 5V to each pair of pins? ...
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    Re: P10 Panel Engineering

    Thank ya'll for the sessions and forum threads; I have a simple mind that can re-purpose existing stuff for physical static displays, so for technical stuff like this, I will always be a follower. ...
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    seeking project advice

    This is a project many years in the making.
    I bought a metal 'panel' tree and done nothing with it, I was hoping one day to use pixels on it.
    ideally if there was a way of using something the P10...
  16. Re: Falcon Pi Day - Join Us. Learn How Simple it can be **** Check Post 1 for Updates

    I have my wireless router (Linksys wrt54g) DHCP enabled. I finally have my Pi1 hooked up to monitor and keyboard and booted up.
    near the end of the messaged on screen it does say waiting for DHCP...
  17. Re: Falcon Pi Day - Join Us. Learn How Simple it can be **** Check Post 1 for Updates

    I might be able to attend the physical meeting. at this time I do plan to be there, but it nice to have the remote session as a backup.
    My pi arrived yesterday, I am so looking forward to the hands...
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    Re: It has officially started...

    Update from Florence, The wife has been working on this during the week while I do my real job. i've have been at this every weekend it has not been raining on the outside stuff. Reserved this...
  19. Re: Converting from LOR to Falcon Pi

    I'd like to attend if the date works out to be a weekend, Florence is about 2.5 hours drive. I've not done any research on this technology, just what I read here so I would like to get some...
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    It has officially started...

    The wife couldn't wait any more, we started putting up lights this weekend. We wrapped 28 pines trees as high as I could, around 14 feet up. It is such a shame wasting the other 45 feet ! Maybe...
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    Re: 2015 Presale Information

    just to bump this up, I want to track the details on the Holiday light Express pre-sale/group buy. depending on when the deposit/payment is needed, will determine the quantity of lights I will...
  22. Poll: Re: TASL Tour 2014

    It was good seeing the displays first hand, got a few ideas. I had to pull off and take a 40 minute nap, got back to Florence at 4am.
    Maybe I'll see a nap in the forecast later today, I usually...
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    Re: Merry Christmas

    Merry Christmas to all.
  24. Poll: Re: TASL Tour 2014

    Koi_plumber (Ross & Darlene Shotts) would like to supply some ooooos and aaaaaahs. Will be coming up from Florence SC. We will need to drive the circuit; we will need to bring our two big dawgs...
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    Re: Bridging lights with SPT

    When I do a batch of cords, the Dremel is the tool of choice. But I keep a flat file in my tool sack if I encounter any mods to be done in the 'field'. I use a lot of 6', 9' and 15' lamp cords as...
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