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Were to find Plastic fuses for christmas lights? Answered

I got christmas lights that dont have standard fuses they have plastisc fuses anyone know were to find them?

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Re-design

5 years ago

If you wired in a different type fuse and the lights worked but the music did not, then that's probably the problem. Changing fuse types did not cause the music to stop. The music box is broken and probably caused the other fuse to blow.

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Burf

5 years ago

I would just splice in a standard in-line fuse holder and an appropriately rated fuse and discard the old one altogether.

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sid111Burf

Answer 5 years ago

Thanks for the reply i did that and the lights worked but the music.

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Burfsid111

Answer 5 years ago

Perhaps there's a problem with the music player part itself. It may have caused the original fuse to blow to start with.

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Jack A Lopez

5 years ago

Wow! That's a fuzzy picture!

I do not know where you'd find another one of those things.

Perhaps you could just wire in a fuse holder for the kind of fuse you like. That way you could use the cheap and easy to find fuses.

The way fuses work is they burn up when a current greater than some maximum value (e.g. 1 ampere) flows through them.  For that reason you want to replace a fuse with one of a similar current rating.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fuse_%28electrical%29

Sorry if any of this seems obvious.

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sid111Jack A Lopez

Answer 5 years ago

The lights blink and play music they are very old .I tried to insert the standard fuse dont fit so i rewired another plug the lights worked but not the music.

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rickharris

5 years ago

1. A better photo might help

2. WHY did they blow?

3. I guess from the shop you bought your lights from is your best bet.

As long as it fits AND is the right amperage any standard fuse will be OK

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sid111rickharris

Answer 5 years ago

The lights are very old ..They are christmas lights that blink and plays music..Dont know why the fuse blew i have used them for many years went to check them this year and they didnt work.A standard small or big fuse dont fit in were the plastic fuse fits..