Linux Christmas Lights

Parts List

This is the short list of unique components required

  • BeagleBone Black
  • F8-B Cape
  • 12v 30A Power Supply
  • Pixel2AC9 (used specifically for driving traditional AC lights)
  • ABS Plastic Dustproof Waterproof IP65 Junction Box Universal Durable Electrical Project Enclosure With Lock (11.8″x7.8″x6.3″)
  • Spool of 2 Conductor wire
  • Spool of 3 Conductor wire
  • 10 sets of Ray Wu fittings
  • Hot Glue
  • Hot Glue dispenser gun
  • WiFi dongle
  • USB Extension Cord
  • USB 2.0 Hub
  • USB Sound Device
  • Zip Ties
  • Electrical Tape
  • Soldering Iron
  • Solder
  • Wire Strippers
  • Small tip flat or straight-blade screw driver
  • Small tip Crossed-Recessed (Phillips) screw driver
  • Needle-nose pliers

Testing the Lights

Main Control Box


The software used for this Christmas Light Display:

YouTube Videos

First Christmas light display. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – “Wizards in Winter”

Second Christmas Light Display. Trans-Siberian Orchestra – “Christmas Eve”

More to follow…