winter is finally here (well almost)

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  1. scamper

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    :D As we have had our first heavy rains and cold days, I am finally getting to spend time in the shed working on my first sequence display (without feeling guilty)
    I have read so much and researched so much and have now settled on using vixen 3 have purchased a j1sys e1.31 controller and some dmx dumb controllers for now.
    I figure I should try and walk before I run and sequencing strips seems a little easier to start with.
    I have been having a good time trying to build stuff too.
    I found a good article on how to build north poles and have built 4 of them and they turned out pretty good for my first attempt.
    I bought a whole bunch of led strips and modules on special, so if anyone has any ideas on what else I could do with them, I would love to hear.
     

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    DanJ Full Time Elf

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    I love your North poles!! They look really great. You will be glad you jumped right into RGBs. They are essentially limitless in capability...
     
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    Welcome to acl scamper. Those poles look awesome. .. 8)
     
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    Nice poles. You are off to a good start.

    Appears you have already have CLAP
    Christmas Lighting Addiction Problem
     
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    Great worl they look cool, would love to have a look st the article if your happy to share?
     
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    bjpc2716 need more lights to light up the world

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    welcome aboard
     
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    Kaden Pixels! I need more pixels!

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    Welcome to ACL, your poles look great!
     
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    fasteddy I have C.L.A.P Global Moderator Generous Elf

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    Welcome to ACL, looks like you have the CLAP already, feel free to ask any questions and take a look in the coro section for further ideas on what to build
     
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    Welcome to ACL, your North Poles look great.
    Do you have a link to a web page or article so others can see how it's built?
     
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    Welcome to ACL !

    Hmm... and Christmas is therefore not too far away :)
     
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    I will attempt to find the original and post it, I don't know about you guys but I start surfing and can't seem to stop, but I did make a facebook page, mainly to keep my daughter up to date as she is away at uni, but you are more than welcome to look.
    I took pictures of the steps that I did while building them

    https://www.facebook.com/Christmasincollie
     
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    I am feeling a little crafty at the moment, While I wait for the controllers for the posts I have started on some light boxes. Have cut out some bells so far and will make some other shapes too. I have ordered some corro and will cover these to diffuse the light. Each one will just use a 3 channel RGB controller and RGB LED modules. If I go too far I may link a few together to save on channels.
     

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