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I got some last year and have already had a section go out and I had to "hunt" for the problem to fix it. Nothing is worse then a fully decorated tree when your lights quit working.
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Jeff,

We are seeing more LED light sales each year, but we're still selling more incandescent lights than LEDs. I wouldn't be surprised if next year we sell more LED than incandescent though. They use so much less power, don't get hot, last longer, etc., it just makes sense.

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I think this is more an issue of the manufacturing process than LED lights in general.
Most definitely. As I said earlier, the right set should and would last a long, long time. The issue assuredly isn't a problem with diodes burning out, it's the crappy wire and sloppy connections.
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I have a few sets of LEDs, and one of them has stopped working. Considering the small number, this is a high failure rate compated to regular lights
I suspect the problem is the manufacturing process in the sweatshops where the lights are made.
Look at all the other imported items that have had to be recalled because of safety issues.
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I just soldered a new connector on one of my LED sets earlier this evening. That's the third time I've had to repair that particular set, although I haven't had any trouble so far from the ones I bought at Target.
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Hhmm you guys are making mer nervous, went and bought a bunch of LED lights on sale last year after the Season and was looking forward to them this year, hope they dont fizzle out.
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At $20 for 35 lights I thought I was buying quality. But when they only last from 1 day to 2 weeks it certainly wasn't a money saver for me.
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