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How To Make A Christmas Light Show! The ultimate goal of anyone who loves to decorate their yard for Christmas is to set up a full light show that includes music. These shows can be difficult to set up, but they are spectacular to see and are well worth the effort. Here are some steps to get your started on creating your own show: Do your Research: Before going any further, be aware that setting up a Christmas lightshow as part of your outside Christmas decorations take a lot of time and patience. It can be a great hobby, but it’s not as easy as plugging some lights in flipping a switch. So, if you are ready, keep reading. You are going to need a few items to make this work: 1. A computer to do the programming. 2. A light controller with multiple channels. This is what controls the lights. 3. A software program to program the light controller. This will define when the lights turn on and off in relation to the music. 4. An FM transmitter to broadcast your music. Another option is a pair of speakers on your front porch, but it is unlikely that the neighbors appreciate the same song playing over and over again. 5. The lights! For a complete effect, this should include not just regular lights, but icicle lights, net lights and yard displays. Organize and Plan. Now you are getting down to the fun part. To make the show work, you will need to sit down with pencil and paper and design your

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