Hi, I’m starting my 16 x 50 (2” spacing) the build. I’m considering using a 6 foot mini trampoline for the base as I can pickup one for free on Marketplace. Whats the best way to secure the pole with the least chance of killing the lawn with a large footprint base? It cant be a permanent sleeve...
My seed pixel mega tree - Smaller to store and turned out cheaper to make.
Can't be bothered to read? Here's the video:
In 2017 I created a mega tree with 'seed lights' purchased from eBay. I choose these lights because the...
I am wanting to change the pixels on my Mega tree as repairs are almost impossible to pixels with dual control wires. I can get GS8208.
Can I control these and what protocol do is set Xlights to. My controllers are Falcon F16V3. Any help would be great before I place any orders.
I am new to the this and would like some advice on what to use.
I want to do a 20’ mega tree next year and I would like to know what components I will need to do it.
I will be using 64 strands with 2” spacing for 120 pixels per strand or 7680 total leds for the tree plus a star at the top.
I have been trying to introduce small elements each each year and this yeah I have given the mega tree a crack. It's 2.5m tall to the topper and 1.25m wide at the base. 16 strings at 50 pixels each spaced 2". I think it came out really well.
I CNC'd the topper from some marine ply...
I am Thai of Melbourne.
Friend's xmas lights were impressive.
Resistance has been futile.
Few hand tools.
Year 1 goal: 3m mega tree. Will retro post xmas 2021 and then go from there!
Secured a few pieces, including Ray Wu 12v regulated lights, 3x Meanwells, a...
Hope everyone is well, and 2021 Plans are underway nicely.
I am in the process of creating my first Mega Tree this year, and I was curious to see if anyone else had thought to use, or have used, a Cable Spool for the base of their Mega Tree (as pictured)?
I have all the pixels, and...
I'm asking nicely for anyone to share photos of their mega tree pole, foundation and/or lifting mechanism.
I am asking for photos to utilise in my design work portfolio. I have been allowed structural design in my portfolio, which means I get to make this later in the metal workshop! :D
Hi, I am new to pixels but looking to start with a 180 degree mega tree at the front of the house. I am looking at aprox 3.3m from ground to peak and then will look at a star on top. Approx 1600mm across the base, I am trying to work out if 16 strips would be enough or need more?
I will be...
Hi Folks, New to this world but looking forward to learning..
Have XLights as my software, building a 16 strand Mega Tree using a EasyLights PIX16 pre built controller (Protocol E131), Mega tree has 50 nodes per strand.. Have connected my controller and tested it all strand light up (only have...
I’ve got a traditional light display and this year I want to make a mega tree. I plan on making it about 6m(20ft) tall, I have a couple of questions I would like answered.
what should the diameter of the base be?
What length of lights (m) would I need to make it look nice and go...
Morning guys i have finally built the tree but just need help with a few things.
the tree is 20 strings@128 pixels with 4 looped together(5 strings really)
main issue i have it just trying to work it out in xlights. when setting up how do i get it to work as far as zigzag each string?
Check out my latest video below, an update to the 2016 walkthrough showing the new props added in 2017.
Always keen to share knowledge and ideas, all questions and feedback welcome.
Let's have some fun with this. Submit your best effort to mirror my Candy Swirl effect for a 36 strand (100 node) Mega Tree. If you wish to be anonymous send it to info@xTremeSequences.com. Otherwise, submit via video or preset.
Winner receives a Mega Tree Preset Effects Pack.
I have been busy helping many in the US with mapping and custom sequences, not to mention my existing sequences in my store. Last year when I first posted sequences for sale in this forum it was really quiet and thought maybe this is a no-no so I focused my efforts in the...
Just arrived today from Boscoyo Studio https://www.boscoyostudio.com/
150 12mm Mega tree Strips
100 MISR clips
and a 7-10 ft Mega tree Kit all delivered in 7 Days....Now for the Mrs to sit and put all the pixels in!!..This will be my first mega tree this year obviously have a heap of strips...