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"Fairy Lights" controllers

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Is anyone familiar with the Chinese "Fairy Lights" that are available online? It seems they all come with a multi-function controller. I asked one of the vendors if when powered down if it stays on the same pattern or if it resets and he said it resets. I basically would just like them to stay on solid. Does anyone know if you can remove the controller and rewire it to work without it? Also, has anyone used these with a LOR controller for dimming?

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I used the net lights last year and they didn't hold up well in the weather. They were very flexible and went over the bushes like a blanket, but the plugs and control box were super cheap. I had cool white and blue and they did look awesome when they worked. I think that if someone could do as you say and wire them to bypass the little controller box and stay on solid then they would be worth it. George

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Bumping this post up 14 months.

Has anyone been successful in re-engineering these controlers. I found over on the Aussie forum where they replaced a capacitor with a larger size which would hold power to the settings for a least 24 hours. Since they're on a different voltage, wasn't sure if the size and voltage was compatable.

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