The Final Push

I need to travel out of town this week so I don’t have long left before our official light up party on the 2nd. This weekend I needed to push to get as close to complete as possible. By the end of the weekend I had every light hooked up (around 7,000 of them)  ready for some testing.
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A Rare Opportunity

day I had a rare alignment of some great weather and a 1/2 day with a clear calendar. Since I will be out of town most of next week I decided to take the afternoon off work and crank through some of my outstanding build tasks.  Continue reading “A Rare Opportunity”

Trees, Trees, & More Trees

This weekend was a weekend of trees. My goal was to decorate the deciduous tree in my front yard, assemble my mini trees and pixel tree.

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Big Boy Toys

Today was a rare day where I had a stat holiday but the kids were in school. I decided to take full advantage and get all the lights that were not reachable by ladder on the house.

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RGB Light Test

Well it’s been a busy weekend outside. I was well behind on my build schedule with only the white lights around my garage door and upper roof and icicles on the upper roof complete. Continue reading “RGB Light Test”

Back to Sequencing

After spending a bit of time messing with my new hardware and starting to spend the weekends putting up lights, I need to get back to converting my sequences to my new layout.

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Upgrades, Power Savings & New Bits

As I mentioned in a prior post I’m concerned around my Power draw and don’t want to upgrade my electrical panel this year if I can avoid it. Continue reading “Upgrades, Power Savings & New Bits”