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Before using this product please ensure you read and fully understand what is required before you start. Follow all information/ Warnings/ Recommendations listed below.
Please ensure you read and understand all the information below before installing
Failure to follow all instructions listed below or using these lights for anything other than their intended purpose, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury, it may also lead to the lights not working as satisfactory as they should or not working at all. This will also void your manufacturing warranty.
ELECTRICAL PRODUCT. Keep away from children. Ensure children are always supervised around Christmas or festive lights. As with all electrical products, precautions should be observed during handling and use to reduce the risk of electric shock. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard. To avoid the risk of electrical shock, always make sure lights have been unplugged from the electrical outlet before assembling, disassembling, or relocating.
1. This product is to be installed by adults only.
2. Do not run cords under doorways, windows or any object that may cause the cord to fray exposing wires. Ensure the transformer is indoor or undercover at all times, do not expose to rain, dew or other forms of moisture.
3.Do not expose to direct heat, flames or submerge in water. Bulbs should not be in contact with combustible materials or materials likely to melt.
4. Do not connect this set electrically to any other set.
5. Do not use if insulated cable is cut, frayed or damaged or if there are any loose connections of exposed wires
6. Do not piggy back plugs if installing multiple sets of Christmas Lights. Doing so may cause overload and the transformers to get hot very quickly. This is a common cause of house fires.
7. Do not use Power boards that are not fitted with overload protection or are not fitted with surge protection.
8. Note: Most Power boards are fitted with overload protection, they are not always covered by surge protection. We recommend equipping all your landscape and Christmas lighting with high-quality surge protection to remove high-level surges and electromagnetic interference that may damage your lights under different types of weather conditions ex: Storms.
9. Do not tamper, alter or modify any lighting equipment.
Controllers on all lights have been manufactured to be water resistant against small amounts of rain. In the event of a storm or extreme weather conditions please ensure you switch lights off at the power outlet and that the controller is well protected from water and is undercover.
POWER BOARD SAFETY
Overloading power boards can not only result in damaging your lights, but can also result in shocking people or even starting a fire.
Ensure before you use your power board you check the rating. Power boards are generally rated to 10 Amps. This will give you an indication of how many lights you can safely run off one power board. Check the Amps of your lights before plugging in to ensure that you do not overload the power board. Never exceed the maximum Amp rating. The best power boards to use are the ones with inbuilt overload protection, that way should the electrical current exceed the maximum Amp rating, the overload switch will kick in and shut down the power to the board.
Never use double adaptors piggybacking one power board off another. This will overload the board. Use only one set of lights per socket, again ensuring not to exceed the maximum Amp rating.
Ensure your power boards are not worn or damaged. Check regularly and should the board be damaged do not use it. When plugged in should your power board have an unusual smell or if you feel a tingling sensation switch the power off at the wall immediately and unplug and dispose of the board. There is a high chance of electrocution or fire by using a damaged power board.
Ensure that the power board has ample ventilation and is clear of flammable items such as curtains, throw rugs, etc. Regularly check that all plugs sit securely in the socket with the power board placed on its side to prevent dust from building up inside the power board.
SET UP / INSTALLATION
1. Test your safety switch and smoke detector to make sure they are working
2. Check all outdoor connections are weatherproof and are suitable for their intended use.
3. Remove set from box and unravel lead cable
4. Ensure all power outlets are switched off before connecting
5. Use only with the supplied transformer.
6. Avoid rough handling of the insulated lighting cable, controller (if set includes an external controller) and LED bulbs to minimise any chance of damage when setting up OR packing away.
7. Keep yourself and your lights well clear of overhead powerlines - at least 3m away.
8. Wear non-slip footwear and safety equipment when climbing ladders and installing lights on the roof and other hard-to-reach places.
9. Turn lights off at electrical outlet when not in use.
10. Secure lights to minimise the risk of breakage in wind or storms.
11. Use extra-low voltage equipment when attaching lights to fences, metalwork, roofs and downpipes.
12. Avoid placing temporary festive lighting above or around your pool.
13. Don’t run your extension cords across driveways or paths
14. If you have a fresh cut Christmas tree, switch off and unplug lights when watering the tree
15. Product is water resistant and it is not waterproof, do not immerse in water.
16. Transformers must be plugged indoors or in a weather proof dry box.
Storage of your Electrical Powered Lights
To ensure the safe storage of your electrical Christmas LED lights and prevent damage, consider the following tips:
1. Untangle and Organise: Before storing, carefully untangle the LED light strands to avoid any tangling or knotting. Organise them neatly by winding them around a spool, using cable ties, or wrapping them around your hand and securing them with twist ties. This will make it easier to retrieve and set up the lights next time.
2. Use a Suitable Storage Container: Choose a storage container that is appropriate for your LED lights. Opt for a sturdy plastic container with a secure lid to protect the lights from dust, moisture, and potential damage. Ensure the container is large enough to accommodate the length and quantity of the light strands without causing excessive bending or crushing.
3. Wrap and Cushion: To provide extra protection for your LED lights, consider wrapping them in tissue paper or bubble wrap. This helps prevent any potential breakage or damage to delicate components, such as LED bulbs or wires. Additionally, adding cushioning material, such as packing peanuts or soft fabric, inside the container can further safeguard the lights during storage.
4. Label and Sort: Label the storage container or use colored tags to indicate the specific area or location where the LED lights were used (e.g., outdoor decorations, indoor tree lights). This will make it easier to identify and retrieve the desired strands when you decorate next year.
5. Store in a Cool, Dry Place: Choose a storage location that is cool, dry, and protected from extreme temperatures. Avoid areas prone to excessive heat or moisture, as these conditions can negatively affect the performance and lifespan of the LED lights. A dry basement or closet is generally a suitable storage spot.
6. Check and Replace: Before storing, inspect each LED light strand for any damaged bulbs, frayed wires, or signs of wear. Replace any faulty bulbs or strands to ensure optimal performance and safety when you use them again.
By following these storage guidelines, you can keep your electrical Christmas LED lights well-organised, protected, and in good condition. Proper storage will help preserve their longevity and ensure they continue to illuminate your holiday celebrations with brightness and joy for years to come.
Prior to use of this product please ensure you read and fully understand what is required before you start. Follow all information/ Warnings/ Recommendations listed below.
WARNING: READ AND UNDERSTAND ALL INFORMATION. Failure to follow all information listed below, may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious personal injury. Tampering with this product or failing to follow all information as listed below, may prevent the user in not getting the best use out of this quality product and may affect your warranty.
ELECTRICAL PRODUCT. Keep away from children. Not recommended for children under 3 years of age. As with all electrical products, precautions should be observed during handling and use to reduce the risk of electric shock. If the supply cord is damaged, it must be replaced by the manufacturer, its service agent or similarly qualified persons in order to avoid a hazard. To avoid the risk of electrical shock, always make sure the product is unplugged from the electrical outlet before assembling, disassembling, or relocating. Do not run cords under doorways, windows or any object that may cause the cord to fray exposing wires. Protect the internal fan/motor and electrical from direct exposure to water.
WARNING: This product is to be assembled by adults only.
Note: Not following all of these information or using this product for anything other than its intended use, could lead to the product not working as satisfactory as it should or the product not working at all. The whole of this product and any of its parts are only recommended to be used for their intended purpose only.
This product is a seasonal product only and is not intended for permanent installation or year round.
Refer to the box for instructions on the low voltage transformer and do not use outdoors unless stated on the box or if the transformer has an IP44 or IP64 rating. Otherwise, the transformer must only be connected indoors to the electrical main supply (wall socket, power board or extension cord), or under cover.
Do not insert hands or fingers into the light bulb socket or internal fan/motor.
Always ensure light bulb is securely positioned in its socket before connecting product to an electrical outlet.
Do not place near gas or electric heaters, fireplaces candles or other sources of heat
Do not expose the product to sharp items that may rupture or tear the material. Including pegs that may come into contact with inflatable when assembling, disassembling, or relocating.
Before erecting ensure the area and surrounding areas, where you intend to display your inflatable are free from sharp objects, debris, branches, pot holes, low lying puddle holes which can fill with water.
Do not attempt to inflate this inflatable during unusually strong winds. If it becomes too windy for safe operation, turn off at the power supply and simply undo the zipper or Velcro and allow your Inflatable to deflate and wait for better conditions before re-inflating.
When not in use: Always switch all power going to the product off first and then unplug the product from the electrical outlet.
Warning: This inflatable features a weather resistant design meant to shed light water. The motor is not water proof. Therefore, water in the motor is not covered under the warranty for this item.
The internal fans/motor do come with weather resistant components however for the best performance keep this product out of low-lying areas where rain can freely flow into the internal fan/motor, or low-lying puddles which can fill the internal fan/motor with water. Storing this inflatable decoration inside during wet weather offers the best protection.
Inflatable decoration, Adaptor, Stakes and Tether Ropes (for larger items), Instructions, Pegs.
To set up and use
1. Remove contents from packaging.
2. Lay out deflated Inflatable in a clear area free from any sharp objects, trees, branches or anything that may puncture the product.
3. Make sure the internal fan/motor is clear of fabric or other obstruction and Velcro or Zipper is fully closed.
4. Plug Internal fan/motor cord into adaptor and connect adaptor to an electrical power outlet.
5. Turn electrical power switch on.
6. The internal fan/motor will begin to start the flow of air.
7. Once inflated, if provided, use pegs and ties to secure the inflatable to the ground via the tabs attached to the inflatable.
Periodically check the inflatable for ruptures and tears. Check all electrical connections and wiring regularly. Always maintain an unobstructed air vent of the fan and keep it free from dirt and in a dry location. Periodically unplug and deflate the inflatable and allow adaptor and fan to cool. This inflatable should not be left running for extended periods to avoid overheating and possible damage. When not in use, store neatly in a cool, dry location protected from sunlight.
Important: Before using and reusing, inspect the product carefully. Discard any products that have cut, damaged or frayed wire insulation cords, cracks, lamp holders or enclosures, loose connection, or exposed copper wire.
Any damage from Improper use and not following the above information will not be covered under the warranty for this item.
To ensure the longevity and proper functioning of battery-operated Christmas lights, here are some tips for looking after them:
1. Use fresh batteries: Always start with fresh batteries to ensure optimal performance. Check the battery compartment for any signs of corrosion or damage before inserting new batteries.
2. Turn them off when not in use: To conserve battery life, turn off the lights when they are not being used. This will help extend the battery life and prevent unnecessary drain.
3. Use the appropriate battery type: Make sure to use the correct type of batteries as specified by the manufacturer. Using the wrong type of batteries can affect the performance and lifespan of the lights.
4. Protect from moisture: Battery-operated lights are generally not designed to be exposed to moisture or water. Keep them protected from rain, snow, or excessive humidity to prevent damage to the battery compartment and electrical components.
5. Store properly: When the holiday season is over, store the lights in a dry and cool place. Remove the batteries before storing them to prevent any leakage or damage.
6. Handle with care: Handle the lights gently to avoid any physical damage. Avoid pulling or tugging on the wires, as this can loosen connections or damage the internal components.
7. Check for loose connections: Periodically check the lights for any loose connections. If you notice any flickering or inconsistent lighting, gently adjust the wires or connections to ensure a secure fit.
8. Follow manufacturer’s instructions: Read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions for specific care and maintenance recommendations. They may have additional tips or precautions specific to the model of lights you are using.
By following these guidelines, you can ensure that your battery-operated Christmas lights stay in good condition and provide a festive atmosphere for years to come.
To properly care for USB-operated Christmas lights and products, consider the following tips:
1. Check voltage compatibility: Ensure that the USB-operated lights or products you are using are compatible with the voltage provided by your USB power source. Using incompatible voltage can damage the lights or products.
2. Handle with care: Handle the USB cables and connectors gently to prevent any damage to the wires or connections. Avoid pulling or twisting the cables excessively.
3. Protect from moisture: USB-operated lights and products are typically not designed to be exposed to moisture. Keep them protected from rain, snow, or excessive humidity to prevent damage to the USB connectors and electrical components.
4. Avoid overloading USB ports: USB ports have their limits in terms of power output. Avoid connecting too many USB-operated lights or products to a single USB port, as it may exceed its power capacity and cause damage. Use USB hubs or power strips with built-in USB ports if you need to connect multiple devices.
5. Unplug when not in use: When the lights or products are not in use, unplug them from the USB power source. This will prevent unnecessary power consumption and reduce the risk of electrical issues.
6. Store properly: When the holiday season or event is over, store the USB operated lights or products in a dry and cool place. Properly coil and secure the USB cables to avoid tangling or damage during storage.
7. Check for loose connections: Periodically check the USB connections to ensure they are secure and not loose. If you notice any flickering or intermittent power, adjust the connections or try a different USB port to ensure a stable and reliable power supply.
8. Follow manufacturer's instructions: Read and follow the manufacturer’s instructions and guidelines for specific care and maintenance recommendations. Different USB operated lights and products may have unique requirements or precautions.
By following these tips, you can help ensure the longevity and proper functioning of your USB-operated Christmas lights and products while maintaining a safe and enjoyable Christmas or event atmosphere.
When purchasing Rope Lights ensure you Invest in high-quality Rope Lights from reputable manufacturers or retailers. Our products are certified, they meet Australian Safety Standards and have undergone proper testing.
When using Rope Lights, it's important to prioritise safety to prevent accidents or electrical hazards. Here are some guidelines for using Rope Lights safely:
1. Follow manufacturer's instructions: Read and follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer carefully, this includes information on installation, usage, and limitations specific to the Rope Lights you have purchased.
Example: Connectable Rope Lights do not connect more than what is recommended by the manufacturer on the packaging.
2. If you plan to use Rope Lights outdoors, ensure that they are specifically rated for outdoor use. Outdoor-rated Rope Lights are designed to withstand exposure to the elements and are built with additional protection against moisture and UV rays.
3. If you need to extend the reach of your outdoor Rope Lights, use outdoor-rated extension cords that are suitable for the load, voltage, and length of the lights. Tip: Power Boards must not exceed the voltage or the wattage of your extension lead. Do Not Use indoor extension cords outdoors, they are not designed for outdoor use and doing so creates an electrical safety hazard.
4. Use Power points and Power boards that are suitable for the load, voltage, and length of the lights. Do not overload.
5. Avoid overloading electrical circuits: Rope Lights, like any other electrical devices, have specific power requirements. Make sure not to overload the electrical circuit by plugging in too many Rope Lights or using them in conjunction with other high-power devices on the same circuit. Refer to the product specifications and circuit requirements or consult an electrician if you are unsure about the power requirements. Overloading your Rope Lights is not considered a manufacturing fault.
6. Keep away from flammable materials: Rope Lights produce some heat when in use, so it's essential to keep them away from flammable materials such as curtains, fabrics, or decorations made of combustible materials. Maintain a safe distance between the lights and any potential fire hazards.
7. Avoiding kinks in Rope Lights is crucial for maintaining their functionality and preventing damage to the wires and connectors. Use mounting clips or adhesive specifically designed for Rope Lights to secure the Rope Lights in place. These accessories provide stability and prevent unnecessary movement that could lead to kinking.
8. Do not modify the lights: Avoid modifying the Rope Lights or attempting to repair them yourself unless you have the necessary expertise. Tampering with the lights can compromise their safety and functionality as well as void the manufacturer’s warranty.
9. Turn off when not in use: When you are not actively using your Rope Lights, turn them off to prevent overheating and reduce the risk of electrical incidents. This will also help to conserve energy and prolong the lifespan of the Rope Lights.
10. Supervise children and pets: If you have Rope Lights installed in areas accessible to children or pets, make sure to supervise them and keep them away from the lights. Rope Lights may pose a choking hazard or entanglement risk if not used with caution.
Storing your Rope Lights
When it comes to storing Rope Lights, it's essential to consider factors such as moisture, condensation, and temperature fluctuations to ensure they remain cool, dry, safe, and functional. Here are some guidelines for correct storage:
1. Prior to storing it is crucial that ALL mounting clips and/or adhesive are removed to prevent unnecessary bends, twists or kinks in the Rope Lights while packed away.
2. Coil the lights loosely: When storing Rope Lights, coil them loosely to prevent excessive stress on the wires and connectors. Overly tight or tightly wound coils can damage the wires and affect their functionality. Make sure the coils are not compressed or twisted.
3. Use storage containers or reels: Consider using storage containers or reels specifically designed for Rope Lights. These containers can provide additional protection against moisture, dust, and physical damage. They also help to keep the lights organized and tangle-free.
4. Label and organise: If you have multiple sets of Rope Lights or different colours, label the containers or reels to easily identify and retrieve the specific lights you need. Proper organisation can prevent unnecessary handling and potential damage during retrieval.
5. Choose a dry storage location: Find a storage area that is dry and well-ventilated. Avoid storing Rope Lights in damp basements, garages prone to humidity, or areas that are exposed to water leaks. Moisture in the storage environment can contribute to the deterioration of the lights.
6. Check for damage: Before using Rope lights, inspect them for any signs of damage, such as frayed wires, exposed connectors, or broken bulbs. If you notice any issues, do not use the lights, and replace them instead.
Overloading Rope Lights
1. Dimming or flickering: If the Rope Light appears dimmer than usual or experiences intermittent flickering, it is a sign of overload. This can occur when the power supply is unable to meet the demand of the connected lights.
2. Excessive heat: Overloading can cause the Rope Lights to generate more heat than usual. If the Rope Light feels excessively hot to the touch during operation, it may be an indication of overload. Overheating can pose a fire hazard, so it's important to address the issue promptly.
3. Tripped circuit breaker or blown fuse: An overloaded Rope Light can exceed the capacity of the circuit it is connected to, leading to a tripped circuit breaker or a blown fuse. If the circuit repeatedly trips or the fuse repeatedly blows when using the Rope Lights, it suggests an overload issue.
4. Burnt smell or melted components: In severe cases of overload, the Rope Light may emit a burnt smell, or you may notice melted or damaged components on the Rope Light itself. These signs indicate a significant overload and potential damage to the lights.
(Tip: Power Boards must not exceed the voltage and the wattage of your chosen extension lead)
If you suspect an overload or notice any of these signs, it's crucial to disconnect the Rope Light immediately and assess the situation. Consult the manufacturer's instructions or seek professional assistance to determine the cause and address any potential safety risks. Overloading Rope Lights in an electrical circuit is not covered under the manufacturer's warranty. Incorrect use of Rope Lights inclusive of overloading is not covered under the manufacturer's warranty.
Remember to always follow safety guidelines when using Rope Lights, such as avoiding overloading electrical circuits, using outdoor-rated lights for outdoor applications, and keeping them away from flammable materials.
Enjoy your creative Rope Light decorations!
To ensure optimal performance and longevity of your Solar Lights, it's important to follow some care and maintenance guidelines. Here are some key points to keep in mind:
1. Initial Setup: When installing your Solar Lights, make sure to carefully unwind and untangle the light strands before placing them in position. This will help prevent any initial rips, tears or tangling and ensure that the lights hang freely.
2. Untangling Technique If your Solar Lights do become tangled, be patient and untangle them carefully. Start by identifying the tangle points and gently separate the light strands. Use your fingers or a small tool, like a toothpick or needle, to gently work through the tangled sections. Avoid pulling forcefully, as this can cause damage to the wires or connectors.
3. Placement: It's important to avoid placing them under artificial lights. Solar Lights rely on sunlight to charge their batteries and operate effectively. Placing them under artificial lights or in areas with constant artificial light can disrupt their charging process and hinder their performance.
4. Installation: Installing your Solar Lights in an area that receives direct sunlight for at least 6-8 hours a day. Avoid shading them with trees, structures, or other objects that may obstruct sunlight. Adequate exposure to sunlight ensures proper charging of the solar panels.
5. Switches and Settings: Some Solar Lights come with on/off switches or different lighting modes. Familiarise yourself with these settings and adjust them as desired. Make sure the lights are in the correct mode for your preferences and that the switches are in the proper position for normal operation.
6. Mark the Locations: Before performing any garden maintenance tasks, mark the locations of your Solar Lights. This will help you avoid accidentally damaging or displacing them while working in the garden.
7. Cleaning: Regularly clean the solar panels and light surfaces to remove dirt, debris, and any potential obstructions. Use a soft cloth or sponge with mild soap and water to gently wipe the surfaces. Avoid using harsh chemicals or abrasive materials that could damage the lights.
8. Battery MaintenanceMost Solar Lights have rechargeable batteries. Over time, these batteries may need to be replaced. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for guidance on battery replacement. Additionally, if you live in an area with limited sunlight, it's advisable to remove and store the lights indoors during these periods to protect the batteries from extreme temperatures.
9. Regular Inspections: Periodically check the overall condition of your Solar Lights. Ensure that all parts are intact, including the solar panels, housing, and stakes. If you notice any damage or malfunction, contact the supplier for guidance on repairs or replacements.
10. Proper Storage: When not in use, store your Solar Lights properly to minimise tangling. Wrap the light strands around a spool or cardboard tube to keep them organised and untangled. Avoid tightly folding or crumpling the lights, as this can lead to tangling and damage to the wires.
11. Protective Storage: When storing your Solar Lights during the off-season, choose a storage container or bag that provides protection from tangling. Individual compartments or separate sections can help keep the light strands organised and prevent them from getting tangled with other items.
Rips, tears and damage to our Solar Lights due to improper use is not covered by the manufacturer's warranty.
By following these care and maintenance practices, you can maximise the lifespan and performance of your Solar Lights, ensuring they continue to provide beautiful illumination and enhance the ambiance of your outdoor space.
Here are some general safety guidelines for the use of Power Boards;
Purchase Approved Power Boards: Ensure that the power board you buy complies with the Australian/New Zealand current standards.
Before using: Ensure before you use your power board you check the rating. Power boards are generally rated to 10 Amps / 2400 Watts. This will give you an indication of how many lights you can safely run off one power board. Check the Amps of your lights before plugging in to ensure that you do not overload the power board. Never exceed the maximum Amp rating. The best power boards to use are the ones with inbuilt overload protection, that way should the electrical current exceed the maximum Amp rating, the overload switch will kick in and shut down the power to the board.
Overloading: Avoid overloading the power board by plugging in too many devices that exceed its rated capacity. The rated load capacity should be clearly marked on the power board or its packaging. Overloading power boards can not only result in damaging your lights, but can also result in shocking people or even starting a fire.
Avoid Piggybacking: Do not connect one power board to another (piggybacking). Each power board should have its own power outlet on the wall. Use only one set of lights per socket, again ensuring not to exceed the maximum Amp rating. Piggybacking can lead to overheating and fire hazards.
Unplug When Not in Use: Unplug the power board when not in use or when you're going away on a trip. This helps prevent energy waste and reduces the risk of electrical issues.
Keep Away from Water: Avoid using power boards in damp or wet areas to reduce the risk of electric shock.
Proper Ventilation: Ensure that the power board has ample ventilation and is clear of flammable items such as curtains, throw rugs, etc. Regularly check that all plugs sit securely in the socket with the power board placed on its side to prevent dust from building up inside the power board.
Inspect Regularly: Periodically check the power board for any signs of damage, such as frayed cords, cracked casing, or loose sockets. If you notice any issues, stop using the power board immediately and replace it. When plugged in should your power board have an unusual smell or if you feel a tingling sensation switch the power off at the wall immediately and unplug and dispose of the board. There is a high chance of electrocution or fire by using a damaged power board.
Keep Away from Children and Pets: Keep power boards out of reach of children and pets to prevent accidental contact and injuries.
Use Correctly: Follow the manufacturer's instructions for using the power board and avoid using it for purposes other than what it's designed for.
Remember, always prioritize safety when using electrical devices and consult with a licensed electrician if you have any specific concerns or questions about power board safety in your particular situation.