RGB strips, strings and anything else RGB - intelligent pixels (with IC) and 3-channel 'dumb' RGB. What are the options, how to control them and the results you have.
Built something fancy with RGB lights? See: Custom creations
Christmas lights bought from your favourite retail stores or websites. LED or incandescent; strings or ropelight; Single or multi colour. How to modify store-bought lights for computer-controlled shows.
Built something with store-bought lights? See: Custom creations
A section for some of the necessary behind the scenes equipment like show computers including Raspberry Pi or BeagleBone Black and Falcon Player (FPP), data or power cabling and various cable connectors.
The free Vixen software that has over the years been geared more toward the DIYer. Vixen 3 is a complete rebuild in functionality and operation (e.g. multi-element effects, groups and layers) to the earlier channel/node-based Vixen 1.x-2.x software.
All your new (and old) projects that don't fit anywhere else. A place for members and project designers to discuss potential improvements to their existing products or completely new ideas and for project announcements (e.g. firmware updates, patches). Project designers with multiple solutions may be offered their own sub-forum.
For everything related to Mega Trees, Pixel Trees, Mini Trees, Giga Trees, Z Trees and Spiral Trees. E.g.: how to build them, sequencing techniques, storage options, just to name a few! Post your experiences or ask questions.
A gathering of some of the craziest lighting hobbyists within your city and around Australia! Mini expos are usually held annually in several states typically around May-July and organised by a collaboration of members.
Watch previous minis: AusChristmasLighting YouTube or Media section
Came to see your display tonight about 9:15 like we do every year. Just an FYI that your FM broadcast wasn't working when we came past - the radio searched to the frequency implying something was sending, but it was only static playing.