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Bryan Longwell

Iso help with music box for lights

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Ok so last year was my first year decorating and I think I did a good job but all I had was a little green box with 6 outlets on it that played the like 12 note Christmas songs ( it has a outdoor speaker you plug into the bottom )

My problem is I was plugging like 5 things into each of the 6 outlets. 

This year I want to do alot more but don't want to overload the little box and really want one with more like 12 sockets on it. 

I guess it plays 6 note Xmas songs or something cause each outlet goes off on a different note. I want it to do more notes. Please help I don't have alot of money as I spent all of it at walmart and target buying all there led lights lolol. 

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Hmm that's going to take some thought. It sounds like you are very limited to be honest. With LEDs you shouldn't overload the box. My guts is its rated for 10-15 amps.
Can you add to it? I know Donne of those boxes you can buy satellite boxes for them. If not I would plug in 6 strings of lights and play with it. Pick up on how it flashes the lights then make you plan from there.
Sorry I couldn't be more help but I'm use to controllers and total control of the lights.

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Bryan, maybe if you tell us the name of your box we might be more help.  or search the site for your box and find more info. 

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I wonder if he is talking about the Mr. Christmas. If he is, he is really limited. I had one of these when they first came out.

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So I found out I was using a Gemmy box which is no longer being made lol. 

I went and spent $600 on a new LOR  16 outlet basic plus package and am now trying to learn all that lol. Holy crap  $25 per song holy holy night lol.

I got 5 songs with my package and purchased 1 additional but damn that's expensive. 

Now I'm trying to learn about RGB lights and stuff using them since they are so much better that having 5 different color strands on one tree i can just have 1 strand of rgb lights. But i know absolutely nothing about RGB or where I can buy some or some pre assembled rgb decorations. 

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