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Calculate Christmas Lights Amps | All American Christmas Lights
Use the following information to estimate the load requirements of your Christmas lights display.
This formula will determine the amount of Amps necessary to power a Christmas lights display.
This table works for all of the C7 Bulbs and C9 Bulbs that we carry.
Total Number of Bulbs X Bulb Wattage 110 = Amps Needed
C7 bulbs
C7 Bulbs
5 Watts
  25 Bulbs = 1.135 Amps
  50 Bulbs = 2.270 Amps
100 Bulbs = 4.545 Amps
10 Amp Chaser Control Box ( Model 3 TU-10 )
can turn on up to 190 C7 bulbs per receptacle
18 Amp Chaser Control Box
can turn on up to 380 C7 bulbs per receptacle
 
C9 Bulbs
C9 Bulbs
7 Watts
  25 Bulbs = 1.590 Amps
  50 Bulbs = 3.180 Amps
100 Bulbs = 6.360 Amps
10 Amp Chaser Control Box ( Model 3 TU-10 )
can turn on up to 150 C7 bulbs per receptacle
18 Amp Chaser Control Box
can turn on up to 270 C9 bulbs per receptacle
 

2.5 Volts
Mini Lights
300 minis = 1 Amps
10 Amp Chaser Control Box ( Model 3 TU-10 )
can turn on up to 3000 Mini bulbs per receptacle
18 Amp Chaser Control Box
can turn on up to 5400 mini bulbs per receptacle
7 watt C-7 or 10 watt C-9 Bulbs will draw more power.  They look just like the standard bulbs
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