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Topic # 240645 18-Sep-2018 15:56
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I have a bit of a strange question.

 

I have been looking for a specific type of outdoor xmas light for about 18 months now. I haven't really found what I want. I bought a few sets last xmas but none of them were right. 

 

They are the hang down vertical lights you hang from your guttering and they simulate snowing/raining. Not icicle lights (which is what I thought they were called). They are a smooth light action. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Like this sort of. These ones look like tubes, but I am sure others I have seen aren't tubes but rather just rope strips?

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 2092646 18-Sep-2018 16:02
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That video calls then cascade lights, is that not what you want? Amazon sell some that are 100-240v.

 

 

 

edit: sorry I see you updated your post to say you wanted a rope light.


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  Reply # 2092647 18-Sep-2018 16:03
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  Reply # 2092676 18-Sep-2018 16:37
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Cascading waterfalls. yeeerrrpp

 

The alternate is you get an audrino controller or similar, and a string of the tri-leds. Each module can be expensive but the effects you can do with them are endless

 

 

 

Thats what all the new done to music homes go with now. Strips of leds that you cut every 3, and each has their own ID and 256+colours that can be produced.

 

 

 

The manual way is cut your own strings, with a 3 stage pulse and do them in rows (while hiding the common overlaps down the sides). So it has the cascade effect while fading from 1 to the next row and so on.

 

we have a couple of old Incandescent mesh nets which do similar. 11 different effects and one of them is like a waterfall fading in/out. But the blue 8-10 wide drops like I suspect you are after go super fast. Usually bunnings in the early phases of Oct/Nov


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  Reply # 2092679 18-Sep-2018 16:49
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Have you looked at meteor lights? It sort of sound like what your wanting.

 

The only reason I know them by this is because of the video below(shows the effect)

 





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  Reply # 2092802 18-Sep-2018 19:39
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Meteor lights, readily available on ebay. Just make sure you apply extra silicon around the ends as they are often not well sealed.


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