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Christmas lights are lights used for decoration in preparation for Christmas and for display throughout Christmastide. The custom goes back to the use of candles to decorate the Christmas tree in Ch...

Are Christmas Lights in Series or Parallel? | WIRED

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Dec 15, 2014 ... Are the standard strand of Christmas lights connected in series or ... It's possible to get it to work, but it can still cause some trouble for people. .... Like I said, in a functioning bulb this wire does not conduct electrical current.

How Christmas Lights Work | HowStuffWorks

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Have you ever wondered how these lights work? Why is it that if you pull out or break one of the bulbs, the whole strand of lights goes out? And how do they ...

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Dec 5, 2011 ... Video on how Christmas lights work and why when one bulb burns out they all ... What would cause all of the bulbs to burn out and turn black?

Why do Christmas lights all go out when one bulb blows? (and how ...

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Dec 22, 2010 ... The answer is rather simple: traditional Christmas lights (I'm ignoring ... and cheap bulbs, but a blown bulb doesn't stop all the lights from working. ... Using the multimeter check to see if there's an electrical connection between ...

LED Christmas Light Repair - Instructables

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Christmas lights are a real nuisance to repair. The hard part is finding the bulb that is burnt out and most people do this by trial and error. If you have a string of ...

TB Stumper Answers: 7 January 2000 - Christmas Lights - Rain

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Jan 7, 2000 ... How do Christmas lights work? ... These lights have three wires to carry electricity from end to end so that strings of lights can be daisy-chained ...

Why do Christmas Lights Burn Out So Quickly? - Decoded Science

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Nov 15, 2011 ... Incandescent Christmas light bulbs may not last more than a single season - why do the lights stop working? ... In the incandescent bulb there is a metallic filament, usually made of tungsten (W) connected to the electric circuit.

Who invented electric Christmas lights? Everyday Mysteries: Fun ...

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But it would take almost forty years for electric Christmas lights to become the ... Christmas lights work - Includes introduction to how Christmas light works, as ...

How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights | The Family Handyman

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Burned-out holiday lights, even the cheap kind, are often fixable with a small ... ( For the tester to work, the lights must be plugged into the electrical outlet ...

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How Do Holiday Lights Work? | Department of Energy

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Dec 16, 2015 ... Last year, we told you how incandescent holiday string lights work, ... Holiday lights are a great way to learn about the flow of electric current.

Christmas Lights and How to Fix Them - Ciphers By Ritter

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Nov 27, 2005 ... Christmas lights are the strings of little bulbs often used inside on Christmas ... As in an ordinary light bulb, electrical energy heats up a tiny metal filament so ... current when the filament fails, but the shunts often do not work.

How to Fix Christmas Lights - Hanging Lights This Christmas

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Nov 3, 2015 ... How to Fix a String of Christmas Lights ... around the holidays: When I unpack the previous year's mini lights, they almost always don't work.