Re: The Incredible Holiday Light Show by Gemmy - LED replacement question
Diffuse LEDs will be easy enough to order. But most places on that we use around here use water clear. The other issue you will have with finding a replacement is determining the MCD or micro-candella rating for the LED. This is the "lumens" or amount of light the led puts out. It may take you a few tries to find the right rating. If the MCD rating is too high or too low, the colors in the globe will not blend properly.
But I agree with bdude. Check to make sure it is the LED first. You can just use some scotch tape to attach some small wires (A few inches of the strands inside a cat5 network cable would be perfect) to the top and buttom of a 3v button cell. Then touch those wires to the leads of the LED to see if it will light. If it doesn't then you can proceed with trying to find a replacement. Get some good solder wick or a solder sucker from Radio Shack to help with removing the bad LED.
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