Yesterday (Saturday) morning UPS delivered the missing link of this year’s light display: a USB dongle, used to authenticate the software which drives the LEDs. The software can be downloaded free of charge. However, communication with the outside world requires an decryption key.
Since then, I’ve installed and tested two Art-Net bridges, which drive about 2/3 of the existing lights. Tomorrow morning, weather pending, I’ll add the third controller and record some decent images.
In the interim, enjoy this grainy, overexposed foreshadowing of things to come: