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Short answer Christmas lights are wired in both series and parallel configurations depending on their style and application. Slightly longer short answer Series Wiring Traditional incandescent and LED Christmas tree mini lights wired on a Read More
How do you know if your Christmas lights are LED?
Or How do I know if my LED Christmas lights are incandescent or LED? Short Answer While it is sometimes confusing to tell them apart, there are a few differences between LED and incandescent Christmas Read More
Are LED lights waterproof?
Good question. Let’s dig into it a little. Short Answer: LED Christmas lights are, in fact, NOT waterproof. Longer Answer: When I hear this question, I usually ask questions about applications and the questions behind Read More
Parade of Lights: lighting cars for parades
The weather this past weekend was absolutely perfect for the Fort Worth Parade of Lights. John has a Model A and since we’re friends he texted me about lights. 😀 His car runs on a Read More
Why is half my light string flashing on and off?
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Why are half of my Christmas lights out?
We hear this question from folks who are puzzled that their lights worked fine last season but are half out when they pull them out of storage. Or their lights suddenly half go out during Read More