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"Christmas Light" House

Discussion in 'General Electronics Chat' started by George L., Dec 2, 2005.

  1. George L.

    George L. New Member

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    Hello,

    I recently saw a video posted on another thread by Panic Mode of a house and its CRAZY christmas lights.

    here is the link:

    http://members.cox.net/transam57/lights.wmv

    I was just wondering how that was done, how did he do it??? It is amazing!!!

    I would like to make something like this on a much smaller scale.

    I would really appreciate some help

    thanks,

    George L.
     
  2. AllVol

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    What a great job! But, my, what an electric bill.
     
  3. Nigel Goodwin

    Nigel Goodwin Super Moderator Most Helpful Member

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    As suggested in the other thread, it's most probably done using DMX512 light controllers.
     
  4. dave

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  5. panic mode

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    or make your own using pic and a lot of ralays or mosfets
     
  7. mstechca

    mstechca New Member

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    Here is chevy chase #2 :lol:

    Maybe we should have a competition. whoever has the brightest house wins! or not. LMAO :lol:
     
  8. Megamox

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    I remember i saw they rigged up a block of flats, and played a big giant game of pong (or is it ping?) using the lights of each window. Is that the same sort of system too?

    Megamox
     
  9. panic mode

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    it's called project blinkenlights
     
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    that guy is in Ohio, and they actually shut him down. It was causing traffic jams and car wrecks. Crazy. Awesome none the less.

    Also, the electric bill is much less than if the lights did not blink, so it is much less than other peoples houses.
     

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