Based on where you live, you have possibly viewed a house with crazy glowing Christmas lights that change color and dance to music. Almost every neighborhood or city has "that one home" that goes all out for the holidays annually. In my area, that house is mine. If you have ever wondered how those screens work and what you will need to create your own, this is going to be an overview of all the elements and how everything works together.
Three key things make up a Christmas lighting show: the sequencing, the control circuitry, as well as the lights.
The lights are organized to form different props like leaping arches, snowflakes, stars, legatees, and much more. You couple those lights with power supplies and controllers to make them function as expected.
It has become quite popular for people to synchronize Christmas videos to music especially since Gangnam Style (by PSY) became an anthem that made it to the Christmas light extravaganza.
The fun of it all is that you are free to choose your favorite videos and tunes to synchronize for your next Christmas adventure.
Although it takes a lot of planning, light stocking, and connection work, it is something you can easily achieve if you are serious about impressing your friends and family on this festive season. Nonetheless, it is not going to be an easy task particularly for those who have never taken on such projects.
Computerized Christmas lights can add some fun to a large garden display. While static lights and multi-colored dioramas are appealing to passers-by, it is the computerized ones that make people stop and stare.
Competition is often fierce between homeowners in many neighborhoods when it comes to the Christmas decorations.
The rise of these computerized displays ups the ante and provides a whole new project for the committed. With the following approach, anyone can master this display without going overboard or upsetting the neighbors too much.