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Discussion in 'New Members Say Hello' started by Paul H, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. Paul H

    Paul H New Elf

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    Hi all, Paul from Penrith, Australia here. Don’t have my own setup yet but researching costs involved in setting up a half decent display with my ultimate aim to raise funds for local charities as well as cancer research.
    A bit time poor arm to be really active but will be checking in every now and then.
     
  2. OzAz

    OzAz Full Time Elf Generous Elf

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    Hi Paul, welcome to ACL, have a read thru the ACL 101 manual there's some good info in it
    This can be a very time consuming and expensive hobby, but rewarding, welcome to the madness :D
     
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  3. djgra79

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

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    Hi Paul welcome to ACL!
    Plenty of info in the threads and if you have a quick question you can always jump into chat, someone is usually around.
    Download and read the 101 manual: https://auschristmaslighting.com/threads/auschristmaslighting-101-manual.1889/ (then read it again a few more times!)
    This will help get you started covering a wide range of topics about what type of equipment is required. It's not the cheapest hobby in the world, but there are definite savings to be had by being a mostly DIY hobby.
    Look forward to seeing your display progress when you get time to work on it.
    Cheers, Graham
     
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  4. NTKing(Brad)

    NTKing(Brad) Full Time Elf

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    Welcome to ACL Paul. +3 on the cost for this hobby, but its great fun and very rewarding when its all working.

    Brad
     
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  5. lithgowlights

    lithgowlights Senior Elf Generous Elf

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    Welcome. There are plenty of "Locals" to help you in your research, and you are always welcome in chat too, as there are a few of us that always seem to be there
     
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    ross eling New Elf

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    Don't aim to big. I did and you end up with nothing
    Something is better than nothing outline your place with smart pixels and a cheap controller. I used a HC008 its preprogrammed and just keep adding bestest of luck
     

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