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Discuss Candle Led powered art by 5v cord ? in the American Professional Electrical Advice Forum area at ElectriciansForums.net

Hi I have a led candle with 24 color remote I purchased off eBay. I took apart removed the insides it used 3 aaa batteries 1.5v each . I then took a cell phone charger 5v and attached it ! It worked ! Ant the application I used it on has worked the last 6 years and still works ! I feel safe but I’m making a lot more of these little electrical lights are they safe ???? They will go into 1000$ + art pictures thank you for your time and read be well
 
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Hi I have a led candle with 24 color remote I purchased off eBay. I took apart removed the insides it used 3 aaa batteries 1.5v each . I then took a cell phone charger 5v and attached it ! It worked ! Ant the application I used it on has worked the last 6 years and still works ! I feel safe but I’m making a lot more of these little electrical lights are they safe ???? They will go into 1000$ + art pictures thank you for your time and read be well
@meggherst do like I did and put black tape over the selfie camera, I noticed the same thing
 

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Buying cheap chargers from e-bay is very risky, numerous have been shown to be an electric shock hazard or a fire hazard over the years..... Also there's a chance they will cause damage to the LED's over time. You sound like you got lucky with the one you made but generally I'd advise against it.
 

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