DIYC Beginners Info

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DIYC Beginner's Guide – good starting point for all new DIYC members. Gives a general overview of what is involved in creating a computerized Christmas light display.


DIYC Wiki Index - Index to the information in the Wiki


Newbie Guide to Do It Yourself Christmas – another great starting point for all new DIYC members.


7 Steps to Selecting a Controller – a guide to assist members in determining which DIYC controller best suits their needs.


Comparison of DIYC Boards – basic comparison of DIYC controllers.


DIYC Control boards and Contacts – listing of DIYC controllers and who to contact to get them.


Things You Will Need To Get Started With Pixels - A good starting point for people who are interested in Pixels


Beginners Guide To Programming A PIC – instructions on how to program PICs used in DIYC controllers.


WayneJ's video series on PIC programming – videos showing how to program PICs used in DIYC controllers.


Wayne J's Video on how to solder


Curious Inventor's Soldering Basics Video tutorial that contains useful guidance on soldering, soldering tip hygene and technique.


Glossary