Beginners

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Welcome to one of the greatest hobbies in the whole world! This page is dedicated to you, the newcomer to this hobby so that you can fully understand what the animated lighting hobby is all about and what your role in it will be if you decide to join in. There's also a helpful section in our forum called Getting Started where you'll find more detailed information -- highly recommended reading!

General Information for EVERY Beginner

  • Tools you will need - Common tools you'll need... and some exotic ones that are 'nice to have'...


If you are new to animated lighting and you plan to START with pixels, please read the above information above first. Jumping into pixels without having some background can be a big mistake. You'll find more information about pixels in the Lights & Electronics section.