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Christmas Holiday Lights and Voltage Considerations

How to Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights and LED Lights and Avoid Problems

Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights

Electrical Question: The company that I want to order a certain type of LED light for my Christmas lights is in the UK. These are multi function that give a waterfall effect. In the FAQ of their site it states their lights won’t work in the USA but yet I have seen these same lights here working.
What do I need to make them work here?

This electrical question came from: Dee Dee, a Homeowner from Shreveport, LA

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical question Dee Dee.

Check The Voltage Specifications of Your Christmas Lights

I mention this because I experienced this when working in the Philippines where the standard 120 volt configuration was used so when I plugged in my 120 volt battery charger the charged was damaged.

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