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Paul's Christmas Lights 2019 & 2020

Latest News

2019 Display
This years 2019 display will be switched on at 6pm 30th November all welcome

The story of my displays

Again we will be collecting for Help the Heroes and hope to raise even more than last year.

 The 2019 display 
I have increased the number of pixels on the big tree to 1,288 


Paul standing by the collection box

The 2017/2018 show is over

The lights were switched off on 6th Jan 2018 were be taken down on the Monday. The display has fared well in high winds, snow and rain but it appeared we did have a small fire at the top of the Big tree. The sum of money donated to Help For Heroes was £500.00 + we thank all our supporters.

Videos of 2017/2018 display

As I type this the videos I have shot are being up loaded to the video page (click the button to view).

Pictures of the 2017/2018 "out" (to use a theatrical term for taking down my lights).

Pictures we grabbed during a hard days work for Margaret and I are below. I cant thank Margaret enough for her help. Everything is back in my workshop with a list of running repairs that needs to be done before next December. And then to be stored away. And then start building new elements I am in the process of designing.

We collected for Help For Heroes last year our Just Giving page closed 1st Febuary 2019.

Total was £560.00 (plus Gift Aid)


Pictures of the various elements from my display

For the technically minded below are a selection of images showing construction of the various elements. Click on each image for a description. 

Come and see Paul's Christmas lights in 2018/19


Technical details 2017 display:

  • Controller Falcon F16V3 pixel controller
  • Raspberry Pi 
  • Total pixels = 4,000
  • Total channels = 12,000
  • Multicast


At times I will post links to drawings that show details of my display.

Contact Paul

If you have any questions or comments or indeed need some help please do contact me using the form.

Pictures of the 2016/17 display

Pictures of switch on night and the finished display.

 
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