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Arduino Christmas Light Controller

If you liked this instructable, consider checking out my new website www.TheSiliconJunkie.com You've probably seen all those videos where people make there christmas lights dance to music, you think to ...

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Christmas light controllers are great to have for the Holiday season. When installing your Christmas lights having a light controller is ess...

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from Instructables.com

Arduino Christmas Light Controller

If you liked this instructable, consider checking out my new website www.TheSiliconJunkie.com You've probably seen all those videos where people make there christmas lights dance to music, you think to your self wow that looks realy cool.... i could never do that. WELL... you can the idea is actually quite simple. WHATS A RELAY? a relay is a component that can be used to control large amounts of voltage or current with just a small voltage, it does this by using that small voltage (5 volts in our case) to create a magnetic feild that will pull a switch type object to connect the larger current (120 volts in our case). Image 2 is a diagram on how a relay works

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WowLights.com - Musical Christmas Lights, Christmas Light Controllers, Light-O-Rama

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WowLights.com - Musical Christmas Lights, Christmas Light Controllers, Light-O-Rama

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A light controller does just what the name says, it controls the Christmas lights. If you do not use a Christmas light controller then your lights will be on all the time or flash in a random order. You will not be able to get them to flash in sequence, get the lights ‘chasing’ each other, or try out other special lighting effects.

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Light O Rama Christmas light controller DIY kit bu - YouTube

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