Can I use Twinkly Products outdoors?

Guidelines for using Twinkly outdoor.

Applies to Twinkly Generation I and Generation II devices.

 

How do you identify a product suitable for outdoor use?

Products suitable for outdoor use are defined as IP44.

An IP44 rating means that your product will be protected from solid particles that are over 1mm in size and from low-velocity sprays of water from every direction.

The ip44 devices can be used outdoors and resist water splash, but they aren't waterproof; they can resist rain and snow; just pay attention for they can’t be plunged into the water.

 

What temperature ranges can you expose an IP44-certified Twinkly product to?

Generation I: from 0 °C to 40 °C or 32°F to 104°F

Generation II2: from -15 °C to 40 °C  or  5°F to 104°F

 

Which Twinkly devices are suitable for outdoor use?

Below is a list of all Twinkly products suitable for outdoor use:

  • Strings

  • Curtain

  • Icicles

  • Cluster

  • Festoon

  • Light tree

  • Dots (except for the 60 LEDs USB version)

  • C9 bulb string lights

Moreover, please keep in mind that Generation I Controller is IP20 attested, which means that Gen I can be used only indoors, otherwise it's important to take special care to ensure that controllers and power supply are placed in a safe location.

Also for Generation II IP44 devices, be sure to protect your Twinkly, from strong atmospheric agents and drastic changes in temperature/humidity.

 

Which Twinkly devices are only suitable for indoor use?

Below is a list of all Twinkly products suitable for outdoor use:

  • Prelit and Home range products are designed for the decoration of home environments, so they are IP20, which means they are for indoor use only.

  • Twinkly DOTs 60 RGB LEDs it is only suitable for indoor use because it needs to be powered via USB and not via the traditional IP44 power supply

  • Twinkly Candies it is intended for home decorations and, thanks to the USB-C connector, it can be easily installed in every area of your room and moved whenever you decide to change your setup.
  • Twinkly Music is also IP20, so we suggest you pay attention to placing it near the sound source inside your home or in a covered place.

A product not suitable for outdoor use is qualified as IP20

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