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A bit of a low-tech, although seasonal, question for you: I have a bunch of Noma LED Christmas light strings, each with 70 LEDs. Lucky for you, you have a nice 2000ohm covering protecting you. Cancel oldturkey03 @oldturkey03 Rep: 373.3k OTS 597 275 1.1k Posted: 12/07/2010 Options Permalink History The small catch in you plug is where the fuses are. This contains the global rectifier. this contact form

Buzz Was this answer helpful? My understanding is that Christmas light strings like these are often two independent circuits, with fuses built into the plugs at either end. I use to take each bulb out and try it where another worked but with the lightkeeper pro you just pull the trigger run it across the cord and it beeps The fusible links are for safety, not for convenience. http://www.popularmechanics.com/home/how-to/a3231/how-to-fix-a-string-of-christmas-lights-14774047/

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Or are there several burnouts?Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Regardless, don't give up. But It is a little strange that taking out one of 36 LEDs will increase the current that much. I checked the fuse as instructed but it still did not work after replacing the fuse. This is rarely the problem, but it only takes a second to check.

Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? Some bulbs are flashers, and when installed, will cause lights to flash on and off. Was this answer helpful? How To Open Fuse Box On Christmas Lights More on that later.

Luvs and dd gave you good ideas and I can't help any further. Each Christmas light bulb has a "shunt" that is supposed to close the gap when the bulb burns out. Method 2 Finding the Dead Bulb (Storebought Tools) 1 Buy a christmas light repair tool.

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after using them put back in the boxes that came from the store. How To Find Broken Light In Christmas Lights You're done with this exercise when you find the bad light and the string comes back to life. Most only last a few seasons. I have a feeling you mixed the wattages and that's why you have a mix of dim and bright bulbs.

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Please inform me by step by step on how i should fix my lights. https://www.ifixit.com/Answers/View/1460/Half+of+the+string+of+LED+Christmas+lights+doesn't+light+up. OrnateLightingCo 44,911 views 5:42 LED Christmas Light String Repair!! - Duration: 9:22. How To Replace Christmas Light Bulb There are also two 1N4007 diodes at each end. Light Keeper Pro I have another kind that requires me to pull the bulb out of the socket and insert the bulb into the tester, which takes a 9-volt battery.

Drew Barber 2,242 views 11:35 Christmas Lights Replacing Fuses - Duration: 8:58. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/christmas-light/christmas-light-strings-not-working.html And that's not fixable by me. Plug the string of lights into a normal outlet. January 9 by shashachap Show 2 more comments Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? How To Test Christmas Lights Without A Tester

merry xmas! If a bulb's filament breaks, the shunt is supposed to redirect current through the base of the bulb, maintaining the electrical circuit. It is not part of the instructions. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/christmas-light/christmas-lights-strand-not-working.html Maybe like the first stone in the windshield eh?! 12/12/2013 by RoddyMacRoddy I am Canadian as well.

I think it's worse when I plug them in and they work. How To Fix Led Christmas Lights For someone who went through 2 of 5 semesters of Digital Electronics Tech 10 years ago, I have forgotten just about everything. Go to the part that isn't lite and change the first bulb.

Cancel rockyballbuster Rep: 1 Posted: 12/06/2013 Options Permalink History I crawled on the roof, freezing my arse off, and found the last bulb that was still lit.

I went to the market to buy a replacement and found out the old bulb was bad. All bulbs now burn. Is this still a "one bad bulb" problem somewhere in that first segment. Christmas Light Tester Thank you, Was this answer helpful?

They are going to lose a lot of customers and get a lot of complaints. time to buy a Voltage Detector.

thank you thank you thank you. Any savings on electricity has been eaten up by replacing LED lights every year. http://clearduplicatefiles.com/christmas-light/christmas-light-not-working.html No luck.

They also pass 120V AC to the next strand (and in my case, through 10 strands) because they power small incandescent mini light globes at the end. Yes No Voted Undo Score 0 Cancel Add a comment 0/1024 Cancel Post comment Are you sure you want to delete this zzzzzz? I have found out a couple of useful things. If you don't get them working, maybe you could just hide the non working sections in the middle of the tree and still use the part that will light up.

It is not hard to do and I am convinced that you will get it accomplished.