Toolbox - Start Here!

Let's look at what it takes to get you going.

Getting started can be overwhelming, and frankly scary.  A lot of people get discouraged and quit before they get started.  We hope to help with that by providing you a starting point and great references for assistance. Keep in mind that you may have to go back or skip ahead when looking for information. 

Before you dive straight in, you may want to look at some videos to see what's involved in this project.  There is a lot of planning, work, and of course a lot of money to be spent.  All of it depends on what your imagination can come up with and your budget.

Take a look at your house. 

Props, props, and more props.  There are so many different types of props out there to choose from that its really easy to pick out everything all at once! So lets dive in and see what it takes.

Finally, Lights!!  Lets pick a type of light and connector to get started. 

Take a look at all the different type of boards there are to control lights. There really is a large selection and multiple ways to accomplish the task of controlling lights.

Learn what it takes to power up pixels, and keep them at full color and brightness with power injection and distribution board.  

Protect your controllers from the elements.

Cables and wire are the highway for the data and power to get from the controllers to the lights, so its important to start off right.

There is really only 3 major light sequencing software platforms out there, we can take a closer look at each one. 

Almost there, now let's get some data to the lights.

Now you have everything set, let's make a sequence or import one in.

Where to get the music