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Here you'll find some frequently asked questions that may help you.
If you have a question not here - please do not hesitate to contact us.
WHAT MAKES LIGHT MY BRICKS SO SPECIAL COMPARED TO OTHER LEGO LIGHTING BRANDS?
Light My Bricks offer set specific LEGO lighting kits, with detailed, easy to follow user guides. This means LEGO fans of all types can light up their favourite LEGO sets.
Light My Bricks lighting made easy video
HOW DO YOU POWER YOUR LIGHTS?
Light My Bricks offer multiple lighting options. Our lights can be battery powered using either standard AA batteries or using flat CR2032 batteries. \ We also stock USB power cables which can be plugged into a USB power bank to power up your models.
WHAT VOLTAGE DO YOUR LIGHT KITS RUN ON?
All of our lighting products run on 5 volts.
HOW LONG DO THE LIGHTS RUN FOR? The running time for our lights depends on the battery pack and the number of lights connected. The more lights connected, the more power it draws, and therefore will not run as long as compared to a kit with fewer lights. As time goes on, the lights will slowly become dimmer as the batteries grow weaker.
AM I ABLE TO CONNECT MULTIPLE LIGHTING KITS USING A SINGLE POWER SOURCE?
Yes, of course! This is one of Light My Bricks main features. We offer multi-light kit connecting kits which allow you to connect up to 4 light kits and power them using a USB Power Cable to a USB Power Bank or USB Power Adaptor that can connect to power main.
Light My Bricks modular lighting system explanation video:
HOW MANY LIGHT KITS CAN I POWER USING A SINGLE POWER SOURCE?
Although there are no limitations to how many lights you wish to power off a single source, we recommend using around 8 light kits per single power source. This will provide you with optimal brightness from your lights. The more lights added to a single power source will result in a decrease in the level of brightness. This is because of the increased power required to illuminate the lights.
I DON’T WANT TO USE BATTERIES. IS IT SAFE TO POWER LIGHT MY BRICKS LIGHTS VIA MAINS POWER AND RUN THEM ALL DAY / NIGHT?
While LEDs are designed to last for a very long time (rated life of up to 50,000 hours and over), extra care must be taken to ensure they are well looked after and powered correctly. Aside from powering using our 4.5-5V battery packs, our LEDs can be powered using mains power via our USB power cables connected to the correct power adaptor.
Be very careful of using aftermarket universal adaptors as quite often these “cheaper” adaptors do not output stable current. Electronic spikes can dramatically shorten the life of our LEDs and can also result in them burning out or becoming very dim. A genuine Apple or Samsung USB power adaptor would be safe to use. Another important thing to note when powering our lights over mains power is to give the lights rest. Like any type of light or LED, powering them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week will also shorten the life of them. If you wish to run them all day, it is beneficial to give them a rest each day by powering the mains power completely off.
MY LIGHT KIT DOESN’T SEEM TO BE WORKING, WHAT SHOULD I DO?
The last thing we want for our customers is a bad experience with a faulty kit. However, most issues can be easily resolved by checking out our Troubleshooting guide. If you still cannot resolve the issue, please get in touch with us as soon as possible via the Contact Us page.