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Meegan

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About Meegan

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  • Birthday October 25

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    San Antonio Texas
  • Occupation
    Plant Manager

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  • How I learned about Light-O-Rama -
    Youtube
  • Favorite Decorating Holiday?
    Halloween and Christmas

LOR Software

  • LOR Software Version
    3.10.14
  • License Level
    Basic Plus

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  1. Hi all, I wanted finally throw in arch lights but when I finished making my vampire plugs I couldnt connect from one string (arch1) to the next (arch2) due to plug polarity. Is there a trick I missed? thanks Allen
  2. Hi all, i have a Gen 2 controller that is having issues: last year, I had channel 1 start acting up by staying on, not ramping up and down properly, etc. this year, the entire bank of channels 1-8 seems to be doing this. ALL trials going bad, or something else? I wanted to try and get some insight from the experts here before I start a helpdesk ticket. Thanks Allen
  3. Earle, I am very sorry to hear that you will no longer be putting up a display. A few years back you gave me some advice on spiral tree sequencing and ideas that made all the difference to my display, and I won’t forget the help you provided. Best wishes to you going forward and best of luck. Allen Meegan
  4. JR, I just saw this and would love a copy if you are still in the sharing mood. thanks, Allen A_meegan@yahoo.com
  5. Thanks guys. I saw that some of the converters I looked at were modified sine wave and wondered about that and “clipping”. I’ll do some research into the suggestions provided and try to do it right instead of this years spur of the moment idea Thanks!
  6. Thanks Orville, I appreciate the detail you put in the response. Godd info. I guess it’s plan B. I’ll slap decorations on my car and call it Lightning McQueen (Daughters idea). thanks!
  7. Hi all, my wife’s elementary school is having a trunk or treat event. Seems like the ideas were all “been there, done that”. But, I was thinking of using one of my AC controllers in the back of her SUV to run a simple (1controller, maybe 10-11 channels with LED lights for a few strings and pumpkins) show. Has any one used a dc to ac converter in their cars? Any issues? I was thinking it wouldn’t need much by way of power other than my laptop (and whatever the controller itself pulls).Please let me know what you think or if you’ve ever tried it thanks Allen M
  8. Hi All, new issue for me. When leaving for work this morning, I noticed one mini tree channel was acting up: light went on and off several times randomly. It would be full on for a second or two then turn off. Then flashed a few times. I’m assuming triac or cat 5 as I’ve had an issue during the show a few years ago, but that was DURING the show. The strange thing is since we were out and about last night I had the show disabled. Suggestions or ideas?
  9. Thank you sir. I may just take you up on that. Takedown happening Jan 6. When I pack it away and clear the bench, this may be just the project to work on this year. Sounds like a fun project
  10. Thanks for the feedback! I would love to make it interactive down the road but for now I was thinking of having it simply activate a set of speakers so the neighbors (or passers by) could listen to the current selection. ? but now you’ve got me thinking interactive, and there is time for me to look at that.
  11. I was wondering if anyone has set up something along the lines of a small platform where people step up and can activate the speakers? I was thinking of utilizing an old Halloween pressure mat prop inline with the audio so that when they stepped up, the music would play. Anyone willing to share ideas of what they did along these lines? I get a little traffic nightly, but lotsa neighbors and their kids in the neighborhood who like to walk. I would like to set something up for this reason. Ideas? thanks allen
  12. Meegan

    Rgb in SE

    Thanks Sax! That helps a lot. I am going to grab my other laptop when I get home and start playing with the SE and visualizer and then get the bosses blessing for the more plug and play type unit (LOR CCbulbs or bullets). i appreciate the tips and advice!
  13. Meegan

    Rgb in SE

    I want to dip my toe into RGB but I am unsure about how to proceed. Currently running 64 channels (4 AC controllers) with S4 basic plus V 4-3.18 Can I program a ccp + unit in SE? I hear varying info on this? Is SE or visualizer limited in any way for RGB? I’m not sure I want (or am even allowed by the boss) to invest in a CCP unit or 2 AND a pro upgrade including PE. I appreciate any insight I can get al
  14. Hi all! It's been a while so I hope this hasn't been addressed, although I did not find anything on it: i want to fill dead space on my walls (not just lights on window and roof edge) with vertical runs every 3 or 4 feet. I want to do 3 colors with one channel for each, can I run a single stp1 for each channel under my eaves with female vampire plugs spaced out along the length for each drop? The lights will be 50 and 100 count LED lights. Anyone see issues with doing this or would it be safer/ better just to keep the lights in series and hide or camouflage the excess? Hope that makes sense. thanks Allen
  15. The budget is always been ridiculously low by order of the wifey. And I'm all about keeping her happy and agreed to keep the budget low and only spend on things around the house. Tomorrow I'm off to buy a $75 plunger for the bathroom
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