LED Light Strip Connection Guide: a Helpful Blog About Connecting LED Light Strips


Connection of LED stripsWhether you are an electrician or just want to know how to connect LED light strips, this is the blog for you. I will teach you how to connect LED light strips with ease. It is a 5-minute task and anyone can do it. All you need to do is solder the ends of each strip together, as well as make sure that the end/ outgoing wires are connected to one particular strip connected to the ground for maximum lighting efficiency and brightness.

Section: How to Connect LED Light Strips With Each Other
Section: Factors to Consider When Clipping and Soldering LED Strips
Section: How to Connect LED Light Strips to Power Supply
Section: Is it better to connect LED in series or parallel?
Conclusion

Section: How to Connect LED Light Strips With Each Other

wire-to-wire-strip light connection

LED light strips are a great way to add a little extra color and light to your home. They can be used in all sorts of ways, from lighting up a cabinet or shelf, to highlighting features in your home or even making a DIY lightbox.

While LEDs are easy to install, they can be difficult to connect together. To connect two LED light strips together, all you need is a 2 pin connector and some electrical tape.

Step 1: Unplug the first strip and lay it out flat on the table. Make sure that all of the wires are facing down on the table so they're not visible when you're finished with Step 2.

Step 2: Unscrew one end cap from each strip and set them aside for later use. You'll need them later!

Step 3: Now open the second strip's casing and pull out the wires inside so that they're sticking out through the plastic casing of your second strip. If there are any other pieces of plastic holding down wires inside of your second strip's casing (like clips), take them out as well so that there is nothing blocking access to your wires inside of your second bulb's casing

Section: Factors to Consider When Clipping and Soldering LED Strips

LED strips are a great way to add light to your project, whether it's a home theater or a custom-built PC. They're inexpensive and easy to install. However, connecting them can be tricky because the connectors are small and soldering is required.

The first step involves clipping the ends of the LED strip and then soldering them together. You'll need some basic tools like wire cutters and a soldering iron with a fine tip.

Before you connect your LED strips, there are a few things you should know:

1) The most common types of connectors are JST SMT connectors (like these) and 0.1" pitch terminal blocks (like these). You can also find connectors for 2mm pitch strips (like these) or 3mm pitch strips (like these).

2) You can connect multiple strips together by soldering them end-to-end or side-by-side using JST SMT connectors or terminal blocks.

3) If you are using terminal blocks instead of JST SMT connectors, make sure that they have enough pins for all of your LEDs plus some extra space in case something goes wrong during the installation or if you need to add more LEDs later on down the road!

Section: How to Connect LED Light Strips to Power Supply

wire-to-plug-strip light connection

LED strips can be tricky to connect. Unlike other LED products, they don't have a wiring diagram or a power plug.

We've put together this guide to help you figure out how to connect LED light strips.

The first step is to get your power supply working and attached to your LED strips. There are three ways of doing this:

Connecting the Power Supply Directly to the Strip

This is the easiest method. Simply plug the male end of your power supply into one end of the strip, then plug in the female end of your power supply into an outlet.

Connecting Multiple Strips Together with a Y-Splitter Cable

If you're using more than one strip, you can use Y-splitter cables (available at any hardware store) so that each strip has its own male plug at one end and a female plug at the other end. This makes it easier for multiple strips to be plugged in at once, but it does mean that you'll need more room for outlets or extension cords around each outlet because there will be more wires coming out of them than if you were only using one strip per outlet. You will also need additional extension cords.

Section: Is it better to connect LED in series or parallel?

 

There are two ways to connect LED light strips: parallel and series. In this article, we will explain the difference between these two connection modes and show you how to make them with our LED strips.

What is the difference between series and parallel connections?

When connecting more than one LED strip together, you can either connect them in series or in parallel. In a series connection, each individual strip contributes part of its current supply to the other strips. This results in increased brightness for all components. A parallel connection allows each component to receive its own voltage from the power supply unit (PSU). If a large number of components are connected in parallel, then they may not receive enough current from the PSU or even burn out if they do not get enough power.

Is it better to connect LED in series or parallel?

The choice depends on your application: If you want to achieve maximum brightness with all LEDs, then it is best to connect them in series. However, if you need a lower current consumption or want to split up one large strip into smaller sub-strips (for example), then use parallel connections.

 

Takeaway: Now that you have some new tips and tricks, you’re ready to begin your LED light strip connection. Good luck!

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Hippo connector
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Hippo LED strip connector - M

Conclusion

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    Founder of Lightstec.Engineering degree.More than 13 years working experience in led lighting business.Familiar with producing led lighting products.This blog share you knowledge and solution in led lighting.Welcome sourcing led lights from China.

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