- How do your Firefly
Lights compare to the ones I saw in the
of the Caribbean' attraction?
Disneyland attraction was first introduced
in the Spring of 1967, before the high tech
we use in Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights
were invented. It is our understanding that
of the Caribbean
are small incandescent lamps (similar
to small household light bulbs)
hanging on coiled wire with a black
disk (appx 2" diameter) attached to
the light. When the light, with attached
blown around by centrifugal blowers
on the floor, the small light bulbs
out of the visitor's line-of-sight, creating
an appearance of flashing on-and-off.
Our Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights
have patented Flash, Flicker, and Fade
that makes the amazing 'fireflies' actually
flash on, flicker for a short while, then
off, just like Mother Nature's real fireflies.
this flashing, flicking, and fading is uniquely
controlled for each
individual firefly through the use of
high tech microchip
Magic® Firefly Lights
are also the exact color of real fireflies from
States called Photinus Pyralis,
glowing at a dominant wavelength of 570 nanometers
of visible light.
The small 3mm Firefly Magic® Firefly
the same size as the 'lanterns' of real fireflies)
are high tech Light Emitting Diodes that
hot, use just a tiny amount of power, and
last for over 100,000 hours of continuous operation.
That means they'll last for years
of enjoyment with your friends, visitors,
Of course the fireflies in the Disneyland
'Pirates of the Caribbean' attraction do
of the blowers they have setting on the floor.
move by Mother Nature's breezes. By extending
the small Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights
and wires out the end of branches, twigs, or
a few inches, the 'fireflies' bob and
the breezes blow, just like real fireflies in
And don't forget that Firefly Magic® Firefly
Lights are designed and manufactured to
of summer heat, winter cold, rain, wind, and
even snow --- while continuing to operate
perfectly. To our
are no other
firefly lights on the market as accurate and
as rugged as Firefly Magic® Firefly
Lights. In fact we stand behind our products
a full one (1)
year limited warranty.
More info on Disneyland
Pirates of the Caribbean attraction
- Where are Firefly
Magic® Lights used?
Of course many homeowners purchase Firefly
Magic® Lights to add something special
to their back yard landscape. In addition,
'design in' Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights
for both custom residential and commercial
Here is just a partial list the commercial
projects we have done. . .
Magic® Firefly Lights have also
been used in stage productions and in exhibits
replicating the accuracy of fireflies is
important, such as at the Natural Science
Center of Greensboro, North Carolina where
Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights are installed
in their "Bug Discovery" exhibit.
Some folks live in places without a yard,
but still want to add the fun of
having 'fireflies'. So they set up their
Firefly Magic® Firefly Lights indoors,
like Bruce Smith of Gresham, Oregon (read his