GUIDE APPLIES ONLY TO FMS-07 & FMS-12
SOLAR POWERED FIREFLY MAGIC® FIREFLY LIGHT SETS.
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Read all Installation Instructions BEFORE BEGINNING
Solar Powered FIREFLY
MAGIC® Firefly Lights
Model FMS-07 & Model
1. Remove the clear, thin film, protective plastic
cover sheet from the top of the high efficiency
2. Twist the top cover counter-clockwise and
carefully separate it from the translucent plastic
3. While holding the AA
battery in place, pull out the plastic insulator
strip located at the + end of one of the batteries. NOTE: If the Fireflies do not light, or any remain
on longer than 5 seconds, lift one of the batteries
out of the holder and reinsert it.
The lantern diffuser globe is NOT designed to
Next, let the firefly wires
slide down through the mounting post as you reinstall
the top cover
onto the diffuser globe. Twist the top cover
clockwise to lock onto the diffuser globe.
4. Carefully slide the mounting
stake into the mounting post. NOTE:
there is a notch near the top of the mounting
stake through which the firefly
wires must pass.
Selecting the Location
for Your Firefly Magic® Fireflies
Most real fireflies tend to remain near the
ground, and by installing your fireflies the
same way, it will be an easy task.
5. Select a location in your
garden where you can run the firefly wires to
SPECIAL NOTE: It is
importnat the solar panel on the top
of the lantern
receive at least 2-3 hours of DIRECT SUNLIGHT
each day to maintain a full charge in the two
(2) AA Ni-Cd batteries that power the microprocessor
and electronic 'fireflies'. The 'fireflies' will
stop operating if there is insufficient sunlight.
6. After selecting the location,
hold the mounting post firmly in your hand and
press the mounting
stake into the ground. DO NOT PRESS
ON THE TOP COVER containing the solar panel
installation step, as permanent damage may
If the ground is hard, first dig a small
hole with a trowel and refill
the hole with
soft dirt to allow easy insertion of the
7. Run each firefly wire along
the ground, up branches and out the stems of
their visibility. Be sure each firefly light
sticks out slightly so leaves do not cover
it. NOTE: If the firefly light
is placed near the end of a flexible stem or
breeze will cause the firefly light to move,
creating the added effect of fireflies dancing
in the night.
8. Aim each firefly light
approximately 90º from
where people will be viewing. This ensures the
firefly does not appear to be too bright by looking
directly into the end of the light. However,
if your firefly lights are farther away, or you
just prefer them to be brighter, then aim the
tip of the firefly light toward the viewers.
See diagram below:
9. Your Solar powered Firefly
Magic® Firefly Lights use
very little battery power so they are designed
to run continuously.
10. For best performance,
replace the batteries with rechargeable AA Ni-Cd
year. CAUTION: Ni-Cd BATTERIES CONTAIN
NICKEL-CADMIUM AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED
Other Firefly Magic® Firefly
Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights are available
in four (4) Models: FMS - Solar powered, FMB
- Battery powered for temporary and semi-permanent
installations, and FMT - 12 Volt Landscape Lighting
transformer powered, and FMI - 110 Volt Powered
for Dry Indoor installations. Each of these models
can be ordered with either seven (7) electronic
fireflies or twelve (12) electronic fireflies.
For more information, visit our Website at www.FireflyMagic.com.
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