This is a pretty popular question when it comes to Christmas lights. The answer is simple but simultaneously complicated. Here are a few guidelines but for all things electrical, consult with a … [Read more...] about How many Christmas lights can I run in series?
Frequently Asked Questions
We have customers call us every week asking about how to repair or replace their yard sculptures. Here is some of our advice: If you have the replacement bulbs that came with your yard art, check … [Read more...] about I need to replace the lights on my yard sculpture – help!
Your favorite team is playing this week. You're decorating for a prom. Perhaps you'd like multi-color lights but you don't want traditional - you'd like teal, purple, pink and yellow. You'd like … [Read more...] about How can I customize Christmas light colors?
You've designed a spectacular Christmas light display and you realize that you need to gradually ramp up and down a few strands of mini lights as the tension builds to the high point of either Silent … [Read more...] about Can I dim mini light strings?
Can I successfully use C7 LED Christmas Light Bulbs with threaded brass base in strings of 50 bulbs and if so, how many strings can I attach together? -Brian Hi Brian, The C7 LED bulbs can fit into … [Read more...] about How Many LED Bulbs can I run in series?
LED burn-in is the slight change of color that occurs after a few weeks of operation. It's most noticeable in the white bulbs and sets because pigment in the LED lenses compensate for color … [Read more...] about What is LED Burn In?
Each set of our 12 volt LED light strings comes with a detachable 15 foot extension cord with equipped with a car accessory plug. If you don't need the extension, set it aside and keep it for the … [Read more...] about Can you run your 12 volt LED light strings in series?
Here’s a customer question we just received today: I’m new to this service. I have installed Christmas lights on two very small homes, plus my own home. What’s the best way to get started … [Read more...] about What is Your Advice About starting a Christmas lights installation business?
Most people are asking this question before purchasing Mini Lights or LED Christmas Light Strings. So this answer will relate only to those products like Mini Lights or LED String lights. The answer … [Read more...] about How Many Strings of Lights Can I Run in Series?
Today's Question comes from a gentleman who hasn't ordered lights from us but emailed in a question that we see from time to time - here's our answer! From Fernando in Miami: Hi there! Half of my … [Read more...] about Help! Half the lights in my string went out – what should I do?
This is a tricky question because the answer depends on what type of lights your are looking at. String Lights (with series wiring - ie. mini lights, craft lights and pre-wired LED string … [Read more...] about Can I mix incandescent and LED Christmas lights?
Here is a question that I received this morning from a woman in Florida: "Regarding this product: Clear 15 strand with 4 inch lead, if I remove one or two bulbs will all remaining lights stay … [Read more...] about If I remove a mini light bulb will the others stay lit?
That's a good question. And one we hear from time to time. It's 99% odds that the culprit is your set of batteries. As the battery lights drain the batteries, bulbs randomly start to dim. … [Read more...] about Some of my battery lights are dim. What’s up with that?
Just when you think you've seen every way a Christmas light bulb can be put to good use you meet a customer like Mark over at the USS Joshua (Science Fiction Fan Club). These are … [Read more...] about DFW Sci-Fi Club Uses C9 bulbs in Stargate Model
When do I need an LED adapter for my light strings? Only our commercial LED strings need adapters. They have proprietary coaxial screw down connectors. You'll need a power adapter or plug … [Read more...] about When do I need an LED adapter for my light strings?
There are some questions that have been debated throughout history: Mac vs. PC? Thick Crust vs Thin? Sports Car or Minivan? Beach vs. Mountains? And then there is the hotly debated question: LED … [Read more...] about Warm vs Pure White – What’s Your Favorite?
I just received the photos for this wonderful project from Meg (friend and crafter-extraordinaire). It's a fun activity for a rainy day afternoon with kids and turns common and found materials into a … [Read more...] about Rainy Day Projects – Make an Illuminated Manger
We just posted an answer to this often asked question on our technical blog located at Christmas Light Source. Can I run 12v lights in series? Our customers have used these lights … [Read more...] about Can I run 12 volt lights in series?
There are so many shapes of LED Christmas lights that we've decided to roll out a series of videos showing customers their size and shape. When it works, we're going to visually show them next … [Read more...] about What do wide angle LED Christmas lights look like?
If you have an entire set of mini lights go out, more than likely, you've blown a fuse. This happens when you run too many mini lights sets in series. Check your mini lights specifications to see … [Read more...] about Mini Lights – Changing a Fuse