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A mega-tree can vary in height from 16 feet tall to the sky (100+). They can be made from real trees or a center pole with lights strung from the top to the bottom.


Stands for "Musical Instrument Digital Interface." It is a connectivity standard that musicians use to hook together musical instruments (such as keyboards and synthesizers) and computer equipment. Using MIDI, a musician can easily create and edit digital music tracks. The MIDI system records the notes played, the length of the notes, the dynamics (volume alterations), the tempo, the instrument being played, and hundreds of other parameters, called control changes.


MIIP (Mobile Internet Interactive Playlist) is a guest interface to your show. Display owner records the show information on the MIIP server. MIIP formats a web page with this information for your guests to see. Guests interact with your show via the web browser on their phone. The display owner must have an announcement or sign to direct guests to visit miip.mobi to vote. Requirements are Light-O-Rama software be installed on your computer and have an internet connection.


Mini Director

The mDC-MP3(mini Director Card with MP3 Player) is designed to control a network of Light-O-Rama (LOR) light controllers while simultaneously playing MP3 music files. This is our smallest director unit. It does not have an internal clock for scheduling shows so an external timer is required. It can be triggered by external switches and/or motion detectors.


Small tree typically made from a tomato cage or floral easel.

Molex Connector

Molex connector is the vernacular term for a two-piece pin and socket interconnection, most frequently disk drive connectors. Pioneered by Molex Connector Company, the two-piece design became an early electronic standard. Molex developed and patented the first examples of this connector style in the late 1950s and early 1960s. First used in home appliances, other industries soon began designing it into their products from automobiles to vending machines to mini-computers.


A semiconductor device that contains diffused source and drain regions on either side of a P- or N-channel area. Also contains a gate insulated from the channel area by silicon-oxide. Operates in either the depletion or the enhancement mode.


A single meter combining the functions of an ammeter, a voltmeter, and an ohmmeter.

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