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How do I set my Christmas light timer?

Last Updated: 9th May, 2020

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Likewise, people ask, how do you set a Christmas light timer?

To set the timer function, look at the transformer of your lights, there is a clear button on the transformer, double click this button and it will go green – this means that the timer is on and your lights will then stay on for 8/6 hours (depending on the lights you have purchased) and turn off.

Also Know, how do you set a photocell timer? PHOTOCELL AND TIMER ON/OFF: Remove the black nylon cap from photocell. To control the lights set the timer to turn On before dark between 12:00 – 4:00 PM. The photocell will activate the lights when it gets dark. The lights can be turned Off by the timer at a pre set time by setting your desired Off time.

Beside above, is it safe to put Christmas tree lights on a timer?

Tip 12: Don't Forget To Turn Off The Lights Christmas tree lights should not be left on for prolonged periods of time or overnight. To make it easier, purchase a light timer for your Christmas tree lights and set it to a time to turn off every night and back on the next day.

How do you set up a Christmas tree?

How to set up your Christmas tree

  1. Make sure the cut is fresh. The most important step in setting up your Christmas tree is making sure the end of the tree's trunk is freshly cut.
  2. Soak the tree overnight.
  3. Shake it off.
  4. Find a suitable place.
  5. Secure the tree in the stand.
  6. Let the tree relax before trimming.
  7. Use a smart plug.

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Can LED lights be left on 24 7?

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Can LED lights catch fire?

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