Easy Smart Pixels Tutorial – Part 2

Hensley House Christmas Layout

Want a Christmas light show that will wow the neighbors? This easy  tutorial was put together to help the average person that knows nothing about Smart Pixels get off the ground running. Though I am assuming you’ve already read my Intro to Smart Pixels – Part 1, an entry level post on technology terms, controllers … Read more

Intro to Smart Pixels – Part 1

Smart Pixel Strip Turned On

Want some cool Christmas lights? Tired of the normal lights your parents grew up on? When I began my journey into Christmas light shows (aka smart lights that twinkle to any pattern), I too knew absolutely nothing about the terms, the technology or what to look for.  Even though I have an electrical engineering background … Read more

Network Setup: Falcon Player FPP with Falcon F16v3 Controller

Christmas Lights Falcon F16V3 Raspberry Pi FFP Network - BrianHensley

I found a need to highly document an easy approach for users to setup a Raspberry Pi Falcon Player (FPP) with WiFi so that I could access the FPP connected to a Falcon F16v3 over the E1.31 (Ethernet) both from my house PC. Here’s my layout:     There are 7 steps you need to … Read more