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Copper and plastic construction. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.

Copper and plastic construction. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Average Customer Rating:
2.214 out of 5
2.2
 out of 
5
(14 Reviews) 14
Open Ratings Snapshot
Rating Breakdown 14 reviews
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5 of 14(36%)reviewers would recommend this product.
Customer Reviews for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
Review 1 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Ignore Previous Reviews
28-Aug-2014
By
, Peterborough
"Having read the previous reviews to say that I was skeptical was an understatement. I was expecting most not to work and the light output to be poor. 1. They all worked. 2. Being LEDs the light is very directional but for working in the loft and giving light while re-wiring a house I found these to be very good. A little dear but no issues on the actual units."
Review 2 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Superb product
05-Jul-2011
By
, Lincoln
"I brought a set for some temporary lighting whilst building an extension and have used it for numerous jobs since including in a marquee for a party where it was brilliant. The light isn't too bright, it stays cool and it's great as background light. 5 stars all round from me."
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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worth over ordering
15-Nov-2011
By
, Bedford
"We've had these lights before and know by our own experience that many of these don't work. When you get a set that does, they're an excellent bit of kit. But, take my advice if you have to order on a time limit ...order two or three - stand in the shop and make them plug them in. Then take the set that works :)"
4 of 4 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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Mixed feelings
20-Dec-2011
By
, Penzance
"I chose to ignore last review as I couldn't find anything else on the market . I received the lights the next day and couldn't believe it when 5 out of the 10 lights didn't work .
Screw fix customer service were great and gave me the option to re-order or money back. One last chance I thought , luckily enough they are all working fine , however my confidence is not high and everytime I plug them in I have a quick scan around to check they are all working.
My star ratings reflect this !!"
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? Yes
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nice idea
19-Sep-2011
By
, Dorset
"Should have read reviews for lights before ordering.....ordered....lights arrived next day 3 out of 10 lamps did not work, ........... phoned, and arranged for replacements to be sent next day.
Replacements are working OK, good light output, and appear well made, only time will tell if claimed life of 100,000 hours, is accurate.
"
3 of 3 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Spotlighting
24-Aug-2014
By
, Exmoor
"The lights are fine if they face the direction you want but they are very directional.
When hanging them some lights will twist & face wrong direction and therefore leave dark places.
Possibly ok for the person who wants them in the same place for sometime & they can fit them facing the right direction.
"
Review 7 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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epic fail
27-Mar-2014
By
, hereford
"I started out lucky, bought 2 strings and they all worked - but they were way way too dim to use as work lights, I put one set in the garden - and 18 months later only 4 of the lamps are still working - I could accept that if they were cheap - but they are not"
Review 8 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Appalling
04-Sep-2013
By
, Essex
"These were purchased for a site with boarded windows.
Day 1 All lamps worked
Day 2 Two lamps stopped working
Day 3 Five lamps stopped working
Poor illumination, poor quality just poor.
Thank you to S/F a full refund. Installed 3 florescent tubes materials were £20 cheaper and light is 100% brighter.
I don’t think DEFENDER know what they are doing with respect to LED site lighting."
Review 9 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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broke within 10 minutes
20-Dec-2012
By
, Bristol
"Within 10 minutes of the first use, all but two of the LED light clusters had died. Even before they had died, I was disappointed with the amount of light they were putting out. The light was also too directional for my use."
Review 10 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Seen better Xmas lights!
26-Nov-2012
By
, Strathaven
"Very low output LEDs - so hardly any light. To be frank, I have seen better Xmas decorations.
Took set back and replaced with standard 110V tungsten festoon lights - about four or five times the light. Really.
In my opinion, these have been designed down to a price - but they just don't do the job.
Hardly surprising since just one decent 60W tungsten equivalent LED lamp would cost a fiver or so. So 20 would be about a hundred quid without all the cabling etc."
Review 11 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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DISAPPOINTING
22-Sep-2011
By
, perth
"I went through 4 sets last winter all had at least 2 lamps not working.
DO NOT BUY THIS PRODUCT!"
Review 12 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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LOOK ON THE NET BEFORE YOU BUY
08-Jul-2011
By
, CANTERBURY
"I SO WISH I HAD READ SOME OF THE COMMENTS ON THIS WEB PAGE BEFORE I PURCHASED THE PRODUCT . I THOUGHT I HAD FOUND THE IDEAL ANSWER TO MY LIGHTING PROBLEM .THEN AFTER INSTALLING THESE LIGHTS IN A TO BE UNACCESSABLE AREA AND TESTING THEM BEFORE MAKING THEM UNACCESSABLE AND BEING VERY HAPPY WITH THE EFFECT . I THEN FOUND THAT TWO LIGHTS STOPPED WORKING WITHIN THREE DAYS THEN TWO DAYS LATER THREE MORE HAD STOPPED WORKING SO I NOW HAVE FIVE LIGHTS LEFT WORKING WITH NO WAY OF ACCESSING THE NONE WORKING LIGHTS AND EVEN IF I COULD ACCESS THEM THEY ARE A SEALED UNIT SO CAN NOT BE REPAIRED OR REPLACED . SO JUST WONDERING HOW LONG THE OTHER FIVE ARE NOW GOING TO LAST AND JUST A LITTLE HACKED OFF AT THE POOR QUAILTY OF WHAT I THOUGHT WAS A GREAT PRODUCT."
2 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 13 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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very poor
19-May-2011
By
, notts
"bought for bike club weekends away,on the first night all but one lamp went out?do not buy"
Review 14 for Defender LED Festoon Work Light String 240V
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Would you recommend this product? No
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Rubbish
09-Jan-2011
By
, Huddersfield
"Bought one set then most of lamps stopped working after a week took it back got a replacement which has now all but 1 lamp stopped working again will be taking back again on monday"
5 of 5 people found this review helpful.