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LED strips are a new generation of innovative lighting products that allow for creating spectacular
effects in an easy way. LED strips have other advantages: th e y have small dimensions, more
efficient energy consumption, saturated colours and are easy to control. As you will see, the
possibilities are too numerous to count.
Velleman nv offers a full range of LED strips and accessories. This overview will provide you with a
good idea of the possibilities and the solutions that suit your needs.
LED strips can be divided in 2 groups: flexible and rigid strips.
This tutorial and selection guide will only focus on the flexible LED strips, as they offer the most
Choosing Your LED Strip
The power voltage of the LED strip
o 12 V: considered as safety voltage and used frequently
o 24 V: has the advantage that ,with an equal cable diameter, the distance between the power
supply and LED strip can be larger
The number of LEDs on the LED strip
o The more LEDs, the less light spots
o The more LEDs, the better the light dispersion
The overall light intensity