Easy Way to Fix Broken Christmas Lights on a Pre-Lit Artificial Tree
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The Light Keeper Pro - A Review and Pleasant Surprise
Several years ago, we invested in a new artificial tree with beautiful little built in lights. It has been a joy, and yet over the years it slowly has been losing its lights, little by little. This is even with the built in feature that "even if one light goes out, the others stay lit." That has been partially true.
This year, after some discouragement and frustration we were about to get a new tree. This was what my husband was almost about to do. I thought things looked ok, I thought it was still pretty, and evidently didn't remember HOW lit up this tree could get.
After looking online for sales on trees, he did a quick search on helping to fix strands of lights on pre lit trees. Keep in mind, we had the occasional light out, and can easily repair those. We are talking a bigger, seemingly bad problem where nothing else was working.
Finding this product called Light Keeper Pro seemed almost too good to be true. He took a trip to Walgreen's, and they were sold out. So he went to Target, and they had it, for 18.99. He figured, that up against getting a whole new pre lit tree, this isn't a bad deal, but didn't get his hopes up. Well, this was one of those few times in life, where the thing that is too good to be true, ACTUALLY WORKED! We were so excited, to see whole strands of lights light up within seconds. He was so happy and pleased with this little "gun" he had purchased.
As it was dusk, the lights now look more beautiful than ever! There are two ways this little lightsaver product works.
1. There is a quick fix trigger, that is the main feature we have used and has been 100% successful so far. This feature repairs the most common cause of light set failures.
2. There is an audibule voltage detector. It helps to find all other circuit problems which can be caused by loose bulbs, poor contacts, or broken or damaged wires.
How it works: It is brilliant, and addresses a possible filament burn out. When the individual bulb "shunt" fails to energize, because the filament is burnt out, it triggers problems in the whole strand of lights very often. The incomplete circuit makes them all stay dark, as they don't do the usual "warming up." It acts like a clogged pipe, when the filament fails to activate.
This battery operated little "gun" gives a little pulse of harmless electricity through the whole circuit. Its just what was needed! It finds and fixes said "shunt" and illuminates the unlit section.
*** I had to share this, because you should have seen how happy everyone was that it was fixed! We saved money on buying a new tree, and the tree looks as beautiful as when we first purchased it. I hope this bit of information helps another person or family that has the same problem. It also saved us a ton of time, as we were going to do like the Griswold Family would (or almost, haha!), on that movie Christmas Vacation. We are on to decorating the tree now, listening to Christmas Music and more.
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