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Bypass MFC and other tips

Discussion in 'Lights - Store Bought and Home Made' started by Beamo, Dec 13, 2015.

  1. Beamo

    Beamo New Elf

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    Hi All,
    First time me and glad I found the site before I ripped my fairy lights off the roof of our pergola and cut them up into little pieces to help me feel better...anyway, I want to bypass this controller and would appreciate help with that. Also, any tips on the best way to rejoin the wires. Thanks :)

    http://s17.postimg.org/n0r15iocf/image.jpg

    When they work, the pergola looks great.

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    Thanks
    Anthony
     
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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    To run them off the original plugpack you still need part of the circuitry.
     

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    Beamo

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    thanks David for such a quick reply.

    If I don't want to use the original circuitry, what are my options? Is it the total removal explanation on the bypass wiki or something else?

    Cheers

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    David_AVD Bite my shiny metal ass!

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    Yes, using a diode bridge as per my wiki article is also an option. I wrote that page so long ago I'd forgotten about that section!
     

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