How much do LED fairy lights cost to run?
An energy expert at Uswitch.com said: “LED lights are so efficient that putting a few strings of fairy lights in your home will not add much to your energy bills over the festive season. “Running a string of 200 LED fairy lights for six hours a night from December 9 to January 4 would only cost you 61 pence.
How long do LED fairy lights Last?
LED strings will generally last for 35,000 to 50,000 hours, or six years of continuous use, before they diminish to 70 percent of their original output. Blast them all night if you need.
What is the difference between fairy lights and twinkle lights?
Fairy lights can also decorated for Christmas, but it is very tiny, different with the traditional Christmas lights. Fairy light is British (also called twinkle lights, string lights, holiday lights, mini lights or Christmas lights.)
Can fairy lights cause fire?
Fairy lights are generally not a fire hazard, but if you leave them in specific conditions (crammed spaces, spaces with an extra heat source, spaces that contain heat well, near something that is very easily flammable), even they might cause a fire and do some serious damage.
Does fairy lights consume more electricity?
Ever given a thought to light bulbs and fixtures? No? Well, you should, because these can form as much as 25-30% of your monthly electricity bill. Reason enough to pay close attention to the type of light bulbs you use, and whether it’s time to change them.
Do LED fairy lights use a lot of electricity?
In general, LED Lights use less electricity and last longer than incandescent or CFL bulbs. LED lights also use very little electricity in comparison to traditional incandescent bulbs.
Can you cut fairy lights shorter?
Yes you can if they are battery or USB-powered lights. Fairly lights are wired in parallel, not in series. Cut to the length you need, then join and insulate the end. The voltage doesn’t change since they are in parallel and amperage (minimal anyway since LED) is based off the draw of the components, not a push.
Do LED fairy lights get hot?
Longer answer: No, they do not. Joking aside, based on semiconductor technology rather than heating a filament like an incandescent bulb, LED bulbs and light strings do not heat up under operation. See How do LED Christmas lights make light? for a brief discussion of filament vs.
Are LED lights better than fairy lights?
LED v traditional fairy lights Ordinary fairy lights cost 5 times more to run than their LED equivalent. Here’s the math…