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Battery Powered Light Timer

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by Martlet, Nov 15, 2016.

  1. Martlet

    Martlet Out Of The Brooder

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    I know they make battery powered LED lights with motion sensors. I know they make battery powered timer lights. However, do they make any battery powered LED programmable lights? I don't have electricity in my coop and I'd like to add a laying light. I would like a battery powered LED light that I can program to go on and off at certain times.
     
  2. Laura518

    Laura518 Out Of The Brooder

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    Back in the Christmas lights at Walmart I found battery powered led lights , I think they are 50 led bulbs.... put in the batteries, got up at 4 in the morning turned them on, they stay on 6 hours and shut off. Once I established the time, I put them into quart canning jars, made little handles and hung them in my coop. 2 sets for the brightness I wanted. They last about 30 days on a set of batteries, which are 3AAAS. Hope that helps. I don't have power to my coop either.
     
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  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    So once you turn them on at 4am, they will come on every day at 4am by themselves?
     
  4. Laura518

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    aart, yes the lights have several different settings, flashing, twinkling, steady etc, but they all run 6 hours on, 18 hours off. Once you have picked your time and turned them on to the setting you want , they will always come on at that time. Just remember to change out the battery pack once a month. When the batteries die or you change them out, you'll have to do the whole setting your time again.
     
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  5. Laura518

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    Finally got home and looked at the actual package these lights came in, there are 36 led bulbs, not 50. Sorry wasn't home when I made my first post. I took a picture of them but for some reason they won't upload. Maybe I've reached a limit.....being new here....
    I have also seen post where people buy the battery operated candles at Christmas time to light the coops. They operate the same way, 6 hours on 18 hours off. But personally, I think the wire strands give off more light. I just leave them all coiled up in the bottom of the jars I use.
     
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    Here is what the package looks like, this is the same lights I use in my coop.
     

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