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A Cool Yule Tool!™ The LightKeeper Pro

A Little Bit About The LightKeeper Pro
The LightKeeper Pro is the complete tool for fixing light sets & Pre-Lit Tree's!


Quick Fix Trigger:
Fixes most light sets in seconds using the Quick Fix Trigger.  Most miniature Holiday Light set failures occur when an individual bulb “shunt” fails to energize. These shunts are energized when a filament burns out. This causes a section of lights, usually 35 or 50, to go out instead of just one light bulb. This is because miniature light sets are wired in “series” and electricity must flow through each bulb, to the next, for them to light.The LightKeeper Pro Quick Fix Trigger sends a shaped, electrical pulse through the defective bulb, clearing the shunt. This allows it to operate properly. The current can then flow through the light set completing the circuit and illuminating the other bulbs.  The Patented LightKeeper Pro is the first product to FIX defects in a light set with the squeeze of a trigger.

Continuity Detector/Voltage Detector:

Keep lights going and glowing despite a burned out bulb.  Each wall plug has a “Hot”, “Neutral” and “Ground” contact. Electricity is powered from the “Hot” contact and flows through the lights. It is similar to water flowing in a pipe. The LightKeeper Pro Continuity Detector/Voltage Detector uses an IC (Integrated Circuit) chip to find where the flow of electricity stops. It does this by detecting the minute electrical field emanating from the “Hot” wire even when a defect has caused the lights to go out. This electrical field when detected by the LightKeeper Pro, starts the beeping sound and continues as you scan the light string. When the electrical field stops emanating at the defect, the beeping stops. This shows where the problem is in miniature, series light strings. The detector finds the problem spot but the bulb or socket needs to be checked and appropriate repair action taken. The repair action may be securing a loose bulb, or testing a bulb to identify if it needs to be replaced.

Our Experience
The day before we took our Pre-Lit Christmas tree down last year, the entire middle section went out. Needless to say, this year I knew that we would have to fix it when we assembled it (definitely not a task I was looking forward to!). Usually you have to go through bulb by bulb to find the burnt out bulb, which is no easy feat when your sifting through bulbs that have been purposely hidden and tucked  amongst the artificial tree branches! Luckily I didn't have to! With the help of the LightKeeper Pro I was able to fix the issue within the matter of a few minutes! By simply removing one bulb in the section (they have included a handy tool on the top of the unit to remove bulbs as well) and simply plugging the empty light socket into the LightKeeper Pro, I was ready to try the trigger method. Though the packaging instructs that it can take up to 30 trigger pulls to remedy the issue, it took only 2 pulls for our tree to light! After the issue is remedied they then instruct you to replace any bad bulbs (that you can then locate easily by finding the unlit bulbs in the section or string).

The LightKeeper Pro is not only time saving in repairing Holiday lighting issues, it's also a HUGE MONEY SAVER! Just think of all of those lights that you'll be able to simply repair within a matter of minutes, rather than going out to replace the product entirely!

This is definitely one of those items that is a Holiday essential.

See above video for my quick "How To" of the LightKeeper Pro.

You can find the LightKeeper Pro at select retailer's nationwide, to find a retail location near you visit .

Disclosure: A product sample was provided for review purposes. The opinions I have expressed in this post are my own, and may differ from others. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255. Click HERE to read our full Disclosure/Policy.