Christmas light controller diy. You will need a firm grasp on electronics circuity basic programming and general smarts about electrical safety. From individual products to complete packages wowlights makes it easy to create a sophisticated christmas or halloween lights show at your home or business. Wowlights productions is the leading supplier of christmas and halloween decorations that are synchronized to music.
Perception of diy 3 myth. Do it yourself christmas light controllers. Diy u diy university weve built a reference section for common electronic parts and circuits how they work how theyre used in diy lighting to take some of the mysticism out of the magic of computer animated christmas lighting.
See more ideas about timers and lighting controls outdoor electrical outlet and house without eaves. Diy christmas light controller for sale find this pin and more on bens by alicia withers. For a 16 channel light controller board the list pricing ranges from to 270 to 320.
Most incandescent and led based lights will work fine. Find and save ideas about christmas light controller on pinterest. The first popular mains voltage diy light dimmers are called renard dimmers.
A bunch of christmascomputer geeks wanted to see if they could build a dimmer using a pic coded in assembly at a cost much lower than commercial offerings. Atmega 328p with arduino boot loader sainsmart relay module. You need to build a complete controller 13.
Light o rama provides the hardware and software to make the magic that dazzles the crowds. From what ive gathered their design almost started as a dare. Perception of diy 2.
External ssrs a solid state relay or ssr is an electronic device that uses low voltage input to switch high voltage. These diy kit controller boards are designed for 110 240vac environments typically meaning if you can plug the lights into a wall socket you can connect them to our controller. Its a good deal because everything is assembled mounted in a weatherproof enclosure and is known to work at least when it left the factory.
Quick math shows it breaks down to about 17 20 per channel.