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Tree Dazzler lights are Christmas lights that will hang vertically on any Christmas tree and won't tangle easily like standard Christmas lights often do. Once you've hung your set on a particular tree, you'll be able to use the included remote control to choose between various lighting options. These sets of lights contain LED bulbs, which tend to last longer than standard lightbulbs. LED lights also tend to stay cooler than their standard counterparts, and are virtually unbreakable.

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Total Cost Breakdown

The cost of Tree Dazzler is $39.99 plus $9.99 shipping, for a total price of $49.98.

This price was obtained from the As Seen on TV commercial page ( www. treedazzler.com ) which was taken offline due to Tree Dazzler being discontinued. Tree Dazzler may still be found for sale on Amazon or Ebay.

This price was obtained from the As Seen on TV commercial page ( www.treedazzler.com ) which was taken offline due to Tree Dazzler being discontinued. Tree Dazzler may still be found for sale on Amazon or Ebay.

How to Use (Step by Step)

  1. Attach Light Ring to Tree

    To start using your Tree Dazzler lights, attach the included light ring, which the strands of lights will dangle from, to the top of your tree so it encircles the tree's point.

  2. Position Vertical Strands

    Next, position Tree Dazzler's vertical strands so they're evenly spaced around your tree and cover as much of the tree, from top to foot, as possible.

  3. Choose Lighting Option

    Once you plug your lights in, you can then use the remote control, which features "Steady," "Show," and "Sparkle" buttons, to choose between 10 different types of lighting. To set or change the lighting, all you'll need to do is press a particular button between one and four times.

Features

  • 10 Lighting Options

    When you push the "Steady" button on your remote control, you'll get motionless, brilliant light in either red, green, white, or blue, and you can push this button twice to make the colors alternate. If you're into blinking and twinkling in all shades, the "Sparkle" button will make this happen for you. Finally, if you push the "Show" button between one and four times, you'll get a scrolling pattern, a rotating pattern, diagonal waves, or a dancing pattern, in that order.

  • Led Lightbulbs Used

    The LED lightbulbs used within each string of lights commonly take much longer to burn out than other bulbs, so your Tree Dazzler lights will likely last you at least a few years. Plus, if one LED light happens to fall to the floor, it'll be far less likely to break than a standard bulb, so it's unlikely that you'll have to obtain any replacements.

  • Vertical Design

    Many varieties of Christmas lights come on a single strand and have been designed to, ideally, wrap around a tree horizontally. However, Tree Dazzler lights consist of several vertical strands wrapped around a central ring, and this innovative design makes them less likely to tangle than other varieties.

Positive Points

  • Compatible With All Trees

    Tree Dazzler lights aren't just for short trees, huge trees, or narrow trees—they can be used on any tree, regardless of its shape and size, or whether it's natural or artificial. Plus, with the four colors of lighting each string offers, a string will look attractive not only on a green tree, but on one that's white, blue, pink, or silver, too.

  • Kids Will Enjoy

    Children will enjoy the light show that a string of these lights can offer, especially if they learn to push the remote control's buttons to change the lighting pattern and / or color themselves.

  • Useful on Other Holidays

    You may choose to use these lights on other holidays besides Christmas. Lit up in red, white, or blue, they may make a great addition to a backyard tree on the Fourth of July, or you might want to light them up in green on St. Patrick's Day.

Alternatives

  • Standard Christmas Lights

    Standard Christmas lights look nice, too, but chances are, you'll get tired of untangling your string of them each and every year. Plus, if yours don't have LED bulbs, you may find yourself replacing them quite frequently.

  • Candles

    Some people still put candles on their Christmas tree( s ), but these can be hazardous. If not watched closely, they can burn your decorations or even your entire tree to a crisp.

Warnings

  • Don't Touch Bulbs

    Although LED bulbs generally don't get as hot as other bulbs do, they can get fairly hot, so don't go up and touch them on purpose. Remember to warn any children in your care not to do that, either.

How it's Different from Competitors

Tree Dazzler makes it easy for you to decorate your tree. This product works by coming attached to an easy to set tree ring. You simply place the ring around the top of your Christmas tree and then drape and straighten the lights. Plug it in and you will instantly have a decorated, glowing Christmas tree.

Tree Dazzler also does not use traditional light bulbs that can break and short out the entire light string. These lights are meant to be durable and last a lifetime.

Save Time

Decorating a Christmas tree with multiple sets of light strings can be difficult and time consuming. Lights often get tangled and are annoying when trying to get them untangled. This product will save you time by allowing you to light up your tree by simply placing the ring around the top.

Tips & Tricks

  1. Stackable

    One set of these lights should be enough to cover an average sized Christmas tree. However, for a larger tree, you can stack another set of lights together so that it will cover a larger area.

    Stack up to three sets of Tree Dazzlers for an even more dramatic effect.

  2. Bogo

    This product is available as a special buy one get one free offer. Must pay separate shipping and handling on the second Tree Dazzler.

  3. Multi Packs

    You may choose to purchase Tree Dazzler as a single string or you can purchase a pack or two or three sets.

  4. Deluxe

    This product is available as both the original or deluxe upgrade. With the upgrade, you will get even more amazing light patterns.

Cons

  • Not Versatile

    With Tree Dazzler, although it allows you to easily decorate your Christmas tree, it cannot be changed around to decorate in a any way that you want. The lights can only be strung vertically and can not be used to decorate other things such as railings or windows.

Complaints

  1. Ugly

    One customer complained that these lights were just plain ugly on their tree. They said that the lights looked like ping pong balls when not lit. The customer took the lights down after a single day.

    There were also complaints that the wire that hold the lights together did not look very nice and needed to be hidden within the branches.

  2. Manual

    One customer complained that this product did not work with a remote or automatic switch. They did not like that they had to manually turn it on and change the light patterns.

    Another customer said that this product should have a timer so that you can set it to turn on at a specific time each day.

  3. Dim

    There were a few complaints that the Tree Dazzler was not as bright as was advertised. They claimed that it did not have as much of a glow and was very dim.

  4. Shipping

    One customer complained that when they received their Tree Dazzler it was in a tangled mess and was difficult to work with.

Critical Advice

Never leave your Tree Dazzler plugged in unsupervised. As with any Christmas tree lights or decorations, they could potentially cause a fire if not used properly. Always make sure to use a surge protector or never leave children unattended near your tree.

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Posted: 01 Nov 2019 Jidza - (Seattle, WA)

Almost a Great Product

Looks great, but QC was poor and lots of bad ones got through. Good on sale, however.
Not turning on with a timer is bad, but no off function on the controller was indescribably lazy and cost 3 stars.
So easy to program with existing hardware with a line of code to shut off with a 2 button hold.
Lazy. Lazy. Lazy.

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Posted: 05 Dec 2018 David Pahl - (Gillette, WY)

Tree Dazzler

What a deal! This isn't your ordinary light strand. We bought two sets and stacked them. Nice! With two sets going, there is an endless array of possible color combinations and actions. The only obvious drawback thus far is the lack of a switch to turn them on and off. They have to be unplugged every time they are to be turned off or plugged into an outlet that is switched. Not much different from the usual Christmas lighting.

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Posted: 01 Dec 2018 Pam - (Mechanicville, NY)

Looking for Suggestions About Hiding Rings

I like a lot of lights on my tree. Love the Tree Dazzler, but when you stack them that top ring is big and bulky. Any ideas to hide or disguise? We always have a real tree so putting them all together is the only option.

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Posted: 04 Dec 2018 Shannon Price

My bow on top cover the rings.

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Posted: 16 Dec 2018 ALYSSA WELSH

We use a Santa hat as a tree topper and it works well

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Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Debbie

I have an optic angel as a tree topper. Her dress covers both rings and is actually helpful in keeping her sitting steady. I love my Tree Dazzlers. I wish they were still selling them.

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Posted: 27 Nov 2018 Barbara J Stys - (Milwaukee, WI)

DO NOT BUY

These lights work for a short time and then go out. I have had to redecorate the free twice since November 4, 2018. Save your money store won't take them back you have to send to manufacturers and they don't pay postage. Another Christmas SCAM.

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Posted: 25 Dec 2017 Jennifer Browning - (Bellevue, WI)

No Shut Off

There is no way to turn them off without unplugging it is very annoying if I had known that I would not have bought them.

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Posted: 06 Dec 2017 Sharon - (Rockland, ME)

Too Long

The strings of lights are too long for my tree. Any suggestions for the extra lights laying on the floor?

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Posted: 23 Dec 2020 Debbie

I bring mine back up from the bottom and weave them into and next to the other lines coming down. Makes them show even more and better.

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Posted: 02 Dec 2017 Jennifer - (Hamilton, MT)

I Love Tree Dazzler

I bought 2 last year and they are awesome. I hope they last for years. Right out of the box one of my strands had 1 bulb not work and I didn't feel like taking them back.
Our tree This year is prob 8 feet and it almost goes to the bottom but still looks great with 2 sets. I guess they don't symc up bit its not a huge deal. I don't like that I have to unplug them and plug them back in them turn them on again
I was skeptical but I really like them.

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Posted: 24 Nov 2017 Kelsi wienhoft - (Keyport, NJ)

Very Very Satisfied

This is an amazing product, purchased it last year at the end of the holiday season on a random binge buy. I must say I did not think it as going to be what it turned out to be. It's beautiful, versitile, bright and extremely easy to put on the tree, it took me longer to open the box and take off the ties than It did for me to put It on and plug it in. It defiantly exceeded my expectations.
Sincerely, a very happy customer who will not be fighting with the traditional string light mess!

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Posted: 25 Oct 2017 penny - (Live Oak, FL)

Do you think if I cover all of the connections really well to keep water out I could use them outdoors? Or do you think rain or snow would cause the bulbs to go out?

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Posted: 22 Sep 2017 Ed - (Manasquan, NJ)

The company that made ( emphasis - made - past tense ) is now selling their own product for $14.99. You can find the product for $9.99 Target and elsewhere.

Bulbhead dumped thousands upon thousands of these sets on retailer's shelves all across the U.S. that company has a history or stealing other people's ideas and with their prowess, they're able to manufacture for pennies on the dollar or close to it. Their Marketing / retail connections also get them on retailers' shelves. I seriously doubt they are making any more of these light sets.

When they're gone. They're gone!

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Posted: 18 Feb 2017 Beaver Dam - (Beaver Dam, WI)

I bought 2 but 1 set of lights didn't work after a day. I want to keep them. Can I fix them? Do they need a battery?

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Posted: 22 Sep 2017 Ed

NO - the are not worth repiaring! No they don't use batteries.

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Posted: 31 Dec 2016 Kellie - (Fennville, MI)

One Bulb is Different Color

I have one bulb on Tree Dazzler that is always the wrong color. Can this be fixed or can bulb be replaced?

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Posted: 22 Sep 2017 Ed

No, it can not be fixed. These lights use LED not bulbs. They have too many components to troubleshoot - not worth repairing.

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Posted: 25 Dec 2016 Vera - (Ludlow, KY)

My Tree Dazzler Does Not Work

I plugged in my brand-new Tree Dazzler and the lights only came on for a brief second. I tried to press the button again. And nothing. Then, I tried another outlet and the same thing happened.

I purchased two Tree Dazzlers and the other set works fine. What should I do?

Thanks and Happy Holidays,

Vera.

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Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Midimagic - (Columbus, IN)

Good and Bad Points

Good points.

- Easy to set up and use.

- Beautiful colors and effects.

- I found a hidden function:
When selecting a Show function, you can hold down the show button on the pattern you want. Let it get to a display you like and then press shimmer while still holding show. It will freeze on that display. Release show and it will stay that way.

This gives you still patterns you can't get with STILL.

Bad Points:

- It can't be turned on and off with a timer.

- The controls can't turn it off.

- It forgets your settings if you unplug it.

I Want something similar that remembers your settings ( hint: real toggle or rotary switches ) and can be controlled by a timer ( all of my displays are on timers ).

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Posted: 14 Dec 2016 Midimagic

Also, my favorite color, cyan, does not appear in the still modes. It is in the show modes.

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Posted: 28 Nov 2017 Char

It works with a remote control plug. I have my tree on one and put the Tree Dazzler on another one. You have to click it on, but it won't turn the lights on-you have to manually set that from the strand, When you want to shut it of. Just hit off on the remote and off they go. Not perfect but way better than having to unplug to shut it off.

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Posted: 30 Nov 2017 Cheri

There isn't an off button.

Posted: 26 Nov 2018 Latisha Treadwell

[email protected] Net I hate that there’s no turn off button also. It’s a pain to have to plug it in every night to turn on & off. I like everything else.

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Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Rich - (Woodbury, MN)

Stopped Working after a Few Days Terrible!

I absolutely loved the product. Our tree has never looked better. We have the lights in the bottom layer of a tree that we took 2 hrs to Decorate. We tossed the box in the garbage and then they just stopped working. There is no reset button or number to call. Pulling them off will damage the Decorations and live tree. I really wish I had never seen them in the store.

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Posted: 11 Dec 2016 Shana Preston - (Celina, OH)

Do these come in white strands?

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Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Midimagic

You can set it for an all-white mode.

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Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Jerry - (Gallitzin, PA)

Can't Turn Them Off

They are cool, but there is no way to turn them off unless you unplug them. That is just plain stupid! I mean really. What would it have added to the price to include a small on / off switch? Maybe $1? I would have gladly paid that for the convenience. Also, I bought mine at Walmart and they don't have the one with 31 patterns, just the one with 16 patterns and no remote. I'm disappointed because these are not as cool as the ones they advertise with more patterns.

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Posted: 07 Dec 2016 Kj - (Fairfax, VA)

Turning Them Off

Does anyone know how to turn these off without having to unplug them every night? Is there some magic way to push the buttons to get them to go off? There's nothing in the instructions for how to turn them off.

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Posted: 10 Dec 2016 Zulma

I am also having the same problem. How do you turn them off 😒.

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Posted: 03 Dec 2018 dan k

I plug them in a track and then just shut off at the toggle switch; no more unplugging from the wall.

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Posted: 16 Mar 2022 Mary

I plugged the Dazzlers into a step-on cord. Sure no trouble to step on a red button to turn tree lights off.

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Posted: 06 Dec 2016 Laura - (Ottawa, ON)

Faulty

I had mine up for 2 days and they stopped working.

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Posted: 04 Dec 2016 Paula - (Wilkes Barre, PA)

We absolutely love the Tree Dazzler! Easy to use and looks great! So happy we purchased these lights!

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Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Wendy - (Beloit, WI)

How do You Add the Star?

These lights are fun, and fairly easy to put on, but. How do you add your star? There is no way to plug it in. I noticed hardly any of the ads show a tree topper being used. A plug somewhere on the ring would improve this product greatly. I finally slapped a santa hat over the top. Also, there is no way to turn them off, so I plugged them into an outlet that is controlled by a switch on the wall. I am sure that company will come out with a new and improved version next year.

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Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Barbara - (Plainfield, IL)

I have the same questions as a few others posted:
1. Can lights be turned off without unplugging? Most trees are in front of the outlet making it hard to reach behind to unplug every night.
2. Can lights be used with a timer? I also use a timer to automatically turn my trees on / off. Cannot figure out how to make this work with the Tree Dazzler.

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Posted: 30 Nov 2016 Joyce - (McFarland, CA)

Do they have to be plugged into a powerpoint or do they run on batteries?

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Posted: 13 Dec 2016 Midimagic

Requires 120 V AC for power.

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Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Patricia - (Show Low, AZ)

Tree DazzlerLed Lights

Can these lights be used with all tree ornaments and decorations, or are there any restrictions?
Thank You.

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Posted: 27 Nov 2016 Angela - (Newton, KS)

Great Lights

I love these lights. They were very easy to put on the tree and very attractive. When I first received them and scrolled through the controller I though they were cheesy looking. But now that they are on the tree they are beautiful. Even my husband loves them and he is picky and cynical when it comes from TV adds. I hope they have a long life span. Easy for me to do!

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HOW MANY LIGHTS ARE ON EACH TREE DAZZLER?

There are 8 strands of 8 lights on each Tree Dazzler. That’s 64 bright and beautiful lights!

WHAT SIZE TREE WORKS BEST WITH THE TREE DAZZLER?

To make your tree shine bright, we recommend using a 7.5-foot tree. It is not recommended for trees taller than 9 feet.

DO THE LIGHTS ON THE TREE DAZZLER ONLY GLOW IN A SOLID PATTERN?

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Wish I would have purchased more sets ,I even used a set outdoors ,I Live in the southeast so night temps were not too bad and minimal rain and they worked flawlessly ,if anyone wants to sell theirs please contact me,[email protected] , I love these lights!!! 5 STARS

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  • the number of lighting fixtures required for the site;
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Pre-project preparation - surveying the site from different sides in the daytime, taking measurements, taking into account existing plantings and any obstacles to movement on the site.

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  • it is not necessary to install as many lights as possible to illuminate the entire area, it is enough to single out individual zones to give each of them a special atmosphere;
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Landscape details to be illuminated

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There are different types of landscape lighting. According to the intended purpose, it is divided into functional and decorative. Each zone and object on the site also has its own type of lighting, which can be multi-level. Complex systems can combine functionality and decorativeness. Depending on the objects, several types of landscape lighting are distinguished.

General light. It is used to illuminate an object, for example, to illuminate paths, recreation areas, a platform at the entrance to a house or garage. For it, lamps of various heights are used.

Flood lighting. Creates a powerful stream of light, for example, along the perimeter of the fence along the boundaries of the land. Flood general light is provided by a support, the lighting on which can be installed at any height.

Marking lighting. Unlike the general light, the marking light does not show objects, but only outlines their contours. With it, you can outline large objects at the end of the site or set the direction of movement in individual zones. Marking lighting is created using bollards - small luminous columns.

Architectural lighting. Emphasizes certain features - the texture of the walls, columns, portico, balcony and other elements of buildings.

When designing architectural lighting in landscape design, they take into account their shape, proportions, design features, and the color range of finishing materials. Even a modest facade, the lighting of which is carefully thought out, becomes a decoration of the site. Lighting can be plain white or colored. The color spectrum of light allows you to depict whole light pictures on the walls. In such cases, the artistic illumination of objects turns into an independent and valuable object of lighting design. The luminaire can be mounted directly into the walls or under the roof canopy, as well as installed close to the house. A special ground lamp can even be dug near the foundation.

Flora illumination. Trees, shrubs, flower beds with the help of hidden or visible multi-level lamps in the evening light can look completely different than during the day.

Pond lighting. For safety, they are illuminated around the entire perimeter. Illumination of reservoirs in landscape design involves a variety of ways in which you can visually increase or decrease the depth. For example, downward light from underwater lamps will visually make a pond or pool look deeper. On the contrary, lamps that illuminate the pond from the bottom will make the water surface less intimidating. The same effect is created by lighting fixtures floating on the surface. Only low-voltage lamps with a high level of moisture protection can be used.

Landscape lighting

The method of lighting in landscape design is planned based on the characteristics of the site and the objects located on it. The following methods help to create a planned visual effect:

  • silhouette or contour lighting - suggests the direction of light fluxes from behind. The light source hides behind the object and creates its strict graphic image. The illuminated object is clearly distinguished by a dark outline on a light background. Color and texture with this method is practically invisible;
  • front lighting - luminaires illuminate the object from the front, creating a uniform stream of light on all elements, due to which they are clearly visible.
    Gives a flat appearance to the object, leaving cast shadows out of view, requires careful application;
  • illumination from above - is established on high support or under a roof of buildings. Close in character to natural light, differing in greater intensity. Allows you to create a different balance between the illuminated area and the darkness around;
  • illumination from below - used for both architectural objects and green spaces. The luminous flux directed upwards gives an unusual look to all objects. The light source is set at a distance that may be equal to the height of the object, or less;
  • tangential side lighting - often used to illuminate hedges, geometric group plantings, shrubs. This method of lighting creates an alternation of light and dark areas. This shows the depth and extent of space;
  • intersecting light. Light sources are installed on both sides of the object and illuminate it. A very common way of lighting that allows you to focus on key design elements. Such light highlights the object from the overall composition, makes it larger;
  • lighting without electric lighting, using low-voltage LED lamps. They can work from autonomous power sources for a long time. The walls of buildings, trunks and branches of trees, shrubs, stones, small architectural forms and other objects are used as supports for them.

Decorative landscape lighting, in which lamps focus on green spaces, can be single-level or multi-level. At the same time, plants can be illuminated using bright and subdued light sources located next to the plantings, from above and even inside. An important role is played by the size and shape of the plants themselves, their variability depending on the season. These characteristics determine the power and type of lighting devices, the method of lighting.
For example, large trees may require more elements to lighten than medium and small trees. Tall trees are illuminated by spotlights at a distance of up to 10 meters. The height of plants can also influence the choice of lighting from above or below. For example, a spotlight with uneven diffused light, placed on a tall tree and directed downward, will create the effect of soft moonlight. The same light source, if installed below and behind a small tree or shrub, will create a spectacular silhouette illumination. The contours of the plant will come to the fore, emphasizing all the curves of the form. But it is recommended to place lamps on a tree only for single plantings.
In winter, it is better to use colored lights, as well as lamps located in the background. The luminous flux will turn bare branches into graceful silhouettes.
The lush crowns of trees and shrubs appear in all their splendor in the light of the outdoor floodlight. Moreover, the lamps must be installed at such an angle as to avoid bright glare on the leaves. In order not to focus on rare crowns, the lamps can be directed to the trunks. It looks especially good if birch trees grow on the site. In the light of spotlights directed from the bottom up, they look very impressive.

Decorative landscape lighting, whose lamps highlight flower plantings, requires compliance with several rules.
The method of lighting and the type of devices depends on the type, size and shape of the landings. Skillful lighting can turn an ordinary flower bed, rockery or rock garden into an artistic object. Often a single floor lamp with diffused light directed from top to bottom is enough for this. But the installation of small lamps that create a luminous flux from the bottom up can look no less impressive.

    Designers recommend using predominantly warm light for the garden. They visually make illuminated objects closer and more comfortable for the eyes. However, such lighting hides some colors. Therefore, special lighting with white light may be required for multi-colored flower beds.

    To illuminate lawns, local lamps are used that create uniform illumination, or spotlights.

    For multi-level compositions in mixborders, side lighting is recommended. It emphasizes volume and gives additional depth.

    Choosing lamps for landscape lighting

Landscape lighting, whose luminaires perform both a functional and decorative role, is in ever-growing demand. With the help of visible or hidden lighting fixtures, various options can be compiled depending on the wishes of the customer. With their help, small gardens become visually more voluminous, and small private zones stand out in wide spaces. In landscape lighting for fixtures, the following classification is adopted:

  • spherical landscape lights. The traditional type of lighting fixtures, consisting of a support and a spherical lampshade made of glass or plastic. Provide a powerful uniform luminous flux, have a dazzling effect. Objects around become invisible in the dark. A variety are hemispherical landscape lamps equipped with a reflector. Thanks to him, the stream of light is directed down and to the sides. Used to illuminate paths, recreation areas and other elements;
  • reflected light fixtures. They provide powerful uniform illumination of the area and high-quality color reproduction of objects without a dazzling effect. This is facilitated by the design of the device, in which the reflective cover directs the flow of light downward. Metal halide lamps are used. Recommended for large spaces;

spotlights with directional beam. Installed on the ground, walls, supports, trees. Are applied to decorative illumination of lawns, arbors, small architectural forms, flower beds, lawns, trees and bushes.
bollards - lamps in the form of columns with a height of 20 to 150 cm made of metal, plastic, glass. The luminous flux is directed downwards, at high altitudes can have a blinding effect. Are applied to marking lighting of tracks, separate zones;

  • concealed lights. Due to its design, which allows the device to be built into walls, curbs, paths, ponds and other design elements, the light source is not visible. Create interesting lighting effects;
  • road lamps with support height up to 150 cm. They provide comfortable high-quality illumination of the surrounding area. The luminous flux is directed downwards, without blinding effect. Used in places of greatest activity, as well as to highlight the tracks. They can be produced in the classical form and in the form of decorative forms. The latter become an independent design element;
  • park lights. Another name - "Pushkin". Placed on high supports to illuminate large gardens and parks. The luminous flux is directed to the sides. Good illumination of the surrounding area and objects located on it. They attract attention and are an independent element of the park decor.

    According to the type of artificial light source , luminaires are divided into halogen, incandescent, metal halide and mercury lamps, LEDs and fiber optics. Each of them has its own advantages. For example, halogen lamps provide a natural light spectrum and save energy. Projector lighting with mercury light carriers is widely used to accentuate buildings, monuments in landscape lighting. LEDs with minimal energy consumption provide long-term illumination of complex reliefs, structures of any shape.

    The functional value of garden lighting lies in the safety of movement. This lighting paths, retaining walls, water bodies.

    Decorative value - in the illumination of the crowns of trees, flower beds, small architectural forms hidden from view in the dark. Emphasize the beauty and grace of the garden.

    We recommend that you consider the lighting system at the design stage in order to carry out all the work at the beginning of the implementation. So, the necessary communications will be connected and reliably grounded even before the stage of planting plants and laying paving, which is very convenient.

    We also carry out the selection of lamps according to your project. In the presence of a large selection of floor, ground, built-in lamps for various purposes!

    Description
    Street lamp in white color in the form of a ball with a diameter of 35, 50, 65 and 80 cm with a fixing peg.
    Equipment
    • landscape lamp
    • stainless steel fixing peg 22, 32 or 40 cm long
    • street wire 2 m long with waterproof connector IP68
    • passport
    • PRO LED module or LED lamp included with
    Design
    Opal case made of UV stabilized polyethylene LLDPE, manufactured by rotational molding. Light source type: PRO LED professional module or E27 LED lamp.

    Application
    The luminaire is suitable for outdoor installation in a park, square, garden or courtyard (IP66).
    Installation
    Installation on the ground with a fixing peg (included).

    10 problems of the inhabitants of Chuvashia, which were quickly solved

    • May 18 13:33
    • 12+
    • Anna Ivanova

    Photo of the people's correspondent

    City Two months ago 90 "5" launched a new column called "Incident-response". Residents of Chuvashia can leave a complaint in the comments under the pinned post in VKontakte and get a quick response from the relevant department. It is necessary to describe in detail the place, time, as well as attach photos from the video.

    User messages are automatically sent to the Chuvashia Regional Control Center. There they are processed and transferred to officials for a decision. Their answer will appear under the previously left comment within a few days.

    Public transport is one of the most frequent topics raised by residents of Cheboksary: ​​long waiting times for buses, inability to go home in the evening... "Republic"

    "But this is the only transport in this direction that allows you to get there without transfers," she complained.

    Five days later, the city administration received a response. The carrier briefed the drivers on the need to pick up and drop off passengers at all established stops along the route.

    On April 30, a complaint from a resident of Novocheboksarsk appeared under the post. Two years ago, asphalt was renewed in the courtyard of houses on Warriors-Internationalists Street. At the same time, the workers forgot to clean up after themselves. All this time there was a pile of broken crumbs on the lawn.

    The city administration replied that within a month the contractor would have to fix the problem. A complaint letter was sent to him.

    At the end of April, a woman complained about the bus stop toilets located on the M7 motorway. First of all, it was about the Baisubakovo stop pavilion. According to the driver, the toilet was so dirty that she did not even dare to go there. Approximately the same picture awaited her in Abashevo and Klychevo. On May 12, the Ministry of Transport of Chuvashia assured that the toilets would be cleaned within a week.

    The next question came from a resident of Cheboksary: ​​"In the shopping center "Shupashkar", in a new building, the heat is unbearable. The lack of oxygen makes me dizzy. Is it really impossible to turn on the air conditioner in such a shopping center?"

    As a result, the management of the department store "Shupashkar" explained to the employees that it is necessary to observe the temperature regime in the premises. The issue was taken care of.

    In Novocheboksarsk, on Energetikov, 3, branches were not taken out for a long time. At the same time, according to the townswoman, the tree was cut down a long time ago.

    On May 4, a message was received from the account of the authorities that the branches were removed.

    At the end of April, residents of the Finnskaia Dolina expressed their dissatisfaction with the drivers of route No. 44. A dry closet was installed at the final stop for the latter. The same went to relieve themselves for the truck. The locals suffered from this: "There is an unbearable smell of urine that it is impossible to open the windows in the apartments. Who should clean up after them?"

    As a result, the carrier sanitized the toilet along the route. After the second procedure, the smell should have disappeared. This was reported to the city administration.

    On May 12, a resident of Aigi, 10, said that when leaving the yard, protruding rebar scratched two doors of his car. The next day, a specialist went to the site and cut off the ill-fated rebar.


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