color changing led christmas lights

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color changing led christmas lights

Post by dacflyer » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:11 pm

has anyone seen these new color changing led christmas lights?
i find pleanty led christmas lights, but not the color changing ones.
anyone know where i can find these ? thanks

the ones i saw were mounted in fake C9 lights set looking bulb housing
and i think there was 10 to a string.

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Post by Chris Smith » Thu Dec 07, 2006 4:43 pm

Sounds like Bi or Tri colored leds.

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Post by jollyrgr » Thu Dec 07, 2006 5:03 pm

Color changing Christmas lights.

Go here:
http://www.holidaycreations.com/colorwave.html

Find the link that says:
To purchase these items, click here

(The direct link is: http://www.holidaycreations.com/wheretobuy.html)

See if any of these stores match names of places you know. Or order from the web.
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Post by dacflyer » Thu Dec 07, 2006 7:33 pm

thanks jolly , i seenthe bi-color ones, but i was looking for the tri color ones if possible..

heres a link to something simmelar that i seen before..

http://ledmuseum.candlepower.us/sixth/xmas9.htm

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Post by Newz2000 » Tue Dec 12, 2006 2:45 pm

I've seen rgb ones at Menards. Cheap too. I can't tell if they're one RGB led or three LEDs. They seem to fade between colors.

On a side note, they had a tree with LEDs already built into it for lights. The LEDs were bluish white, but the PWM on the lights was too slow and you could see a noticeable flicker to them, almost like a bad fluorescent light. It kind of hurt your eyes to look at it. It did a really good job of attracting your attention though, so maybe if you covered it with advertisements it would be an effective strategy.

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Post by dacflyer » Wed Dec 13, 2006 8:36 am

thanks,,
we don;t have a manerds here, but i will be going to indianna for christmas, and theres one in dannville, so i will check them out then
i seen some on the net, but no working link to them,,they changed colors in unison,,i'd love to find a set that the leds change color individually.
that would be cool...

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Post by Newz2000 » Wed Dec 13, 2006 8:55 am

dacflyer wrote:i seen some on the net, but no working link to them,,they changed colors in unison,,i'd love to find a set that the leds change color individually.
that would be cool...
I've seen both. At first I though this will be a great way to get colorful LEDs cheap, but the more I think about it, the more I suspect the logic that changes the color is probably integrated into the LED and uncontrollable. I'm going to go right after Christmas and pick some up, maybe sooner, assuming they're still in stock.

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Post by dacflyer » Wed Dec 13, 2006 12:09 pm

the ones in the link i provided, the leds are concealed into a C9 led. and i assume the controller is at the front of the string.

as for individual leds..i seen some that have a built in circuitry
alltronics sells them as part


# led-87 this one cycles thru colors fast, then waves thru fast .
was $3.75ea - [email protected] - [email protected]

# led-95 this one changes colors fast for a few seconds, then slowly waves thru them for a few more seconds
was $3.75ea - [email protected] - [email protected]

if these wern't too expencive, i'd buy some and make my own. :P

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