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zuvy    0

Hello, I am just starting out with this to go along with my window projector. I plan on starting with two simple trees, and I do not know for sure what I am going to need. I plan on getting the starter pack (residential) and some RGB lights. What do I really need for this? I will be building the base myself, and plan on running both trees through one controller. I just don't know what types of lights are best for this, and if I am getting the right equipment.

Thanks for any help.

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dibblejr    374

"Simple" would be mini trees with tomato cages, however I believe you are wanting something larger. That would be a mega tree and can be as tall as you like with either incan, LED's or RGB's (RGB's being the most difficult and most $).

It just depends on what you want. You will use up that 1 controller very fast. So many options and you will probably get as many ideas and suggestions as there are members here.

Keep in mind ~ that residential pack is an AC controller. It will not control RGB strings. You would have to have a pixel controller of some sort.

JR

 

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zuvy    0

Thanks for the info. Looking at pixel controllers now. The plan was to start small with the trees, and work my way up with add on controllers as I expand. I figured the trees will help me learn sequencing before I try a bigger display. I am now looking at getting Pro series 16 channel with Pixie 16 that way it gives me more options, and I can use RGB strings. 

I was looking at using 8 RGB strings per tree and folding them for a 16 string tree. Would ribbon or strings be the best option?

 

Thanks

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