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Diode

An electrical device that will allow current to pass in only one direction. Consists of a cathode and an anode. A two-terminal semiconductor device used chiefly as a rectifier.

Dipole

A basic radio antenna that consists of two elements, each of equal length. The length of the elements is an algorithmic function of the frequency over which the broadcast is being made.

Director Card

The LOR DC-MP3 (Light-O-Rama Director Card with MP3 Player) is a powerful yet compact light show director. It is designed to control a network of Light-O-Rama (LOR) light controllers while simultaneously playing MP3 music files.

The unit is simple to operate. You insert a SD memory card and plug it in. It will then run the show.

DMX

Digital Multiplex. A lighting control protocol standard developed to handle communications between commercial (usually entertainment, such as theater or music events) lighting control boards and the individual devices, such as lekos (elliposoidals), fresnels, moving lights, strip lights or DJ effect lights. DMX allows up to 512 devices to be attached, daisy-chain, to one wire, each controlled individually.

Do It Yourself Christmas

(DIYC) is a website dedicated to individuals that create their own software and hardware. Find out more at http://www.doityourselfchristmas.com

Dongle

A Dongle(s) relates to output cords representing a channel on a controller.

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