What's diychristmas.org all about?
This is a site for
do-it-yourself Christmas Lighting decorators -- especially those who are
computer animated Christmas lighting. But you'll also find information for other hobbies
and seasons such as animating props for
Halloween, for example. If we're lucky, maybe some good, clean jokes, too!
We'll see what transpires but our goal is to
have fun, share information and explore the world the DIY way...
BTW, this is also a main source of
information on cutting-edge Renard controller development with
And our chat room is one of the most active you'll find anywhere
-- especially in the fall leading up to Christmas!
DIY-U - DIY University
We've built a reference section for common
electronic parts and circuits -- how they work, how they're used in DIY lighting --
to take some of the mysticism out of the magic of computer animated
Christmas lighting. DIY-U continues to expand with sections on how to home-etch
circuit boards, how to design circuit boards, etc. all explanations are
in layman's terms. Our hope is that it will encourage "out of the box"
thinking and help DIY'ers to create new gizmos and expand the hobby.
What else is here?
you can buy stuff that you didn't know existed! It's
THE place to
go for wireless Renard controllers and adapters 'cuz DIGWDF invented
DIGWDF is Dirknerkle's Inventorium and Generally Worthless Device Factory:
"we don't follow the rules -- we
up as we go along!"
Oh yeah, and there's
too... not the best, not the worst, just what
it is. Dirk doesn't spend a lot of time on it -- it's more-or-less
just a place to keep "stuff" in a sort of historical sense. He says that
"some day, if I ever finish sequencing, I'll bring it up to date with
new photos and other info..." Click the photo to go there...