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Melbourne/Vic 2019 Melbourne Mini Registration - June 22-23

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  1. djgra79

    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

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    After a number of weeks of searching, we are pleased to announce that a venue and date for the 2019 Melbourne Mini has been locked in :)

    When: Sat June 22nd & Sun June 23rd
    Where: Alvie Hall, Mount Waverley (https://goo.gl/maps/fMfdSBxWSyB2)
    Cost: TBC
    Times: Saturday TBC, Sunday TBC

    Please RSVP below by clicking the green button and advise if you will attend Sat, Sun or both days.
    Please also advise your real names so we can organise name tags for all attendees.

    Want to share your experiences and knowledge? Let us know in this thread what topic(s) you would like to present.
    Want to see a specific topic? Let us know below!





    djgra79 - 1 - Sunday only at this stage (Graham)
    Red - 2 - Both Days, Kevin & Pamela Clay
    Chris_Mas - 1 - Chris
    burnt - 1 - both days
    gerry - 1 - Definitely Saturday . Maybe Sunday. Gerry
    Robbo - 2 - Both Days
    keithsw1111 - 1
    abundy - 1 - Both Days
    Binny - 1 - Hope mini bar is stocked
    Troy ELD - 1 - both days
    Kotche - 1
    battle79 - 1 - Both Days (Rowan)
    vk3heg - 1
    andrewa - 1 - Both Days (Andrew)
    buzzdude - 1 - Shane
    daunce - 1 - Both days
    BradsXmasLights - 1 - both days
    andma - 1 - Saturday, maybe sunday if i get a pass from the boss. ANDREW MAHER
    tuppetsdad - 1 - Probable
    Xmas_Wanders - 1 - Both Days ( Justin )
    tom82 - 1
    DavidJ247 - 1 - Both days. David.

    Total: 24
     
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    djgra79

    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

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    Reserved for stuff

    Suggested topics:
    - Sketchup (or similar) house design for 3d xLights
    -power and wiring. Wire sizes, fusing, voltage drop etc
    -what universes and channels mean. Side topic of DMX start channels
    -pixel basics with regard to how they work and how you control them
    -channel configuring within Xlights, Falcon Player and pixel controllers. (LOR and Vixen could get covered too if anyone is using them)
    -problem solving display elements. Data integrity, voltage drop and pixel configuration
    -networking. What IP's connect to what. What does an IP and netmask mean when setting up
    -Xlights initial setup from a blank canvas
    -Configuring a F16, F48 and Pixlite 16
    -Singing face setup in Xlights
    -importing bought or downloaded sequences
    -setting up Falcon player with channels, playlist and a schedule
    -playing a video from Falcon player
    -Xschedule features
    - examples of elements might be interesting. Be good to see how people have approached the buidling of common and unique elements
    - ESpixelsticks
     
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    keithsw1111 Full Time Elf

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    Looking for hotel recommendations.
     
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    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

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    burnt Apprentice Elf

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    I'll put some into areas that we most likely go for the meetup dinner that's if we have one.

    Matthew Flinders Hotel ... nice pub for a meetup dinner.
    https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Hote...dstone_Monash_Greater_Melbourne_Victoria.html


    Chadstone .. heaps of places to eat.

    Chadstone Executive Motel
    https://www.booking.com/hotel/au/ch...90f994b057e3010d;type=total;ucfs=1&#hotelTmpl

    Glen Waverley heaps of places to eat and more upmarket hotels.

    Ibis
    https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Hote...verley_Monash_Greater_Melbourne_Victoria.html

    Waverley International Hotel
    https://www.hostelworld.com/hosteld...icSearchFlag=1&refid=XGXayQokMo4AA@DmLOIAAACA

    Novotel
    https://secure.accorhotels.com/stor...ode=2068&domainId=https://www.accorhotels.com


    Dandenong .. super cheap with 15min drive
    Ibis
    https://www.tripadvisor.com.au/Hote...ong-Dandenong_Greater_Melbourne_Victoria.html
     
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    BradsXmasLights WiFi Interactive

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    It's a most probably a yes for me.

    After just a quick look - the Novotel Glen Waveley looks like the best hotel bet so far.

    Will get train from city to Hotel; then 2 stops back & a short walk by the looks to get to the Hall.
     
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    tuppetsdad Funding & Tech Support

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    Tess an I are probables. Will be away until June 16th
     
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    Xmas_Wanders Melb, Vic

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    I'll bring my Projector equipment again for ya all :)
     
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    djgra79 My name is Graham & I love flashing lights! Generous Elf

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    Hi All.
    Time is fast approaching for this year's Melbourne Mini. If you are able to assist with running the event in any small way at all, be it food, setup, projector, presenting a topic, or if you have any leads of contacts or anything you'd like to donate as prizes, they would be very warmly welcomed.
    Please post here or if you'd like to remain anonymous, please contact @burnt and myself.

    Cheers, Graham
     

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