2013 Lit up Christmas Lights in Chico

The Christmas light show is now running and we are working on programming more songs to dance to the music. Please come and see our Christmas Lights in Chico! 825 Coit Tower Way, Chico, CA. Here are some shots of the house all lit up!

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The Show Must Go On!

 

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I had it all planned out down to the day. I knew I would miss out on some of the setup time due to my baby girl being born and taking care of her (which I happily gave up). I was right on schedule when WHAM! the cold of death hit and knocked me out for five days! As I type this, I sound like a life long chain smoker hacking a lung. This make it impossible to do anything. Needless to say the show is late starting this year. Tonight is the first night that we have something running, one song.

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2013 Light Show Shopping List

I know what you are thinking… the 2012 season is not even over! I know! But I need to start thinking of next year to purchase all the needed stuff.

The Plan

Greek (DIY Christmas style): PC to Ren64 to RenC to Grinch totaling 128 channels!

English: I will be building a new board/controller that is called a Renard 64 (Ren64). This board has 64 channels to control lights with (made by a guy with the last name Renard). I can then daisy-chain the Ren64 to the Grinch (Controller that I already have) through the Renard-595 Converter (RenC). This doubles the amount of channels that I have now!

The List

Ren64:

 

 

 

RenC:

 

 

 

SSRez:

 

 

 

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