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  1. M

    LED light strip with motion sensor for bathroom mirror backlight

    Hi, We are doing a bathroom renovation and I can't find a light or a mirror with light that I like. I would like to buy a simple mirror that suits the style I am going for with a wooden frame, and then mount that mirror on a MDF background slight smaller than the mirror. I would like that MDf...
  2. M

    Best under cabinet led strip lights

    Hi guys Doing my kitchen and want to put the led strips under the cabinets and also the kick boards. Any recommendations for any? The one for the kick boards would need to fit round a u shape so would ideally be flexible to bend round. Cheers guys
  3. dlt27

    LED Strip lighting supply cable

    Hi all, probably being really thick so apologies if I am! Just wondered why led strip comes with such a thin supply cable? For eg 10m x 9.6w = 96w \ 12v = 8 A. So ideally not accounting for volt drop etc a minimum of 1.0mm csa needed. Why does most led strip come with a supply cable of maximum...
  4. X

    Does anyone know where i could get a led strip light set up that is powered by a force sensitive resistor/weight sensor?

    Ultimately for my project im making a lamp which will be powered by the weight of an object. So i want to power the whole led strip lighting solely through placing an object on the weight sensor pad. If anyone knows where i could buy a setup like this or how i could go about making it myself...
  5. M

    Animating LED Strip

    Hi New to LEDs, curious to how you’d go about getting LEDs on a strip to flash one after the other. Small strip, 3-5 LEDs. Ideally with a minimal amount of components. (Ive got a small area to work with) Thanks
  6. D

    DIY led strip glasses - Need some help!

    Hello forum. I am new here and seeking some expert advice. I am trying to make some DIY led light strips that will be controlled via DMX. The lights are these: 20/30/100 LED Battery Micro Rice Wire Copper Fairy String Lights Party white/rgb | eBay -...
  7. P

    LED Strip RGBW - How to split for parallel wiring?

    I'm looking to install some LED lighting strips to light some display shelving. It will consist of one driver going to a controller which will then be split into 8 x 1m length strips. I was wondering if anyone can give me an idea on how to split the power from the controller to each strip i.e...
  8. N

    Fire rated LED profile

    Hi, I am new in this forum thanks for adding me. I did try to use search option with not much luck. I work at Heathrow as an electrical guy but have not much domestic experience. Builders building my loft extension and not clear the ceiling roof must be fire rated or not. My property is in...
  9. A

    240v LED Strip Light on Mains switch

    Hi all, Hoping for some guidance, which would be much appreciated. I currently have some Florescent Lights under my kitchen cabinets operated by a light switch and would like to replace with LED strip lighting. I have purchased some 1 Metre 240V LED strip which is fitted with a 3A UK plug...
  10. K

    Car led strip

    hi guys , can anyone advice me how many diode i should use for fitting my led strip in my car. i connected via 3 Key 12V~24V Switch DC 8A RF remote control Dimmer LED Wireless Controller and i want also to connect the power from the door switch but it disable the controller . i know that i can...
  11. S

    LED Strip Lighting Installation - Some Specific Queries

    Dear all - I am looking to install some LED strip lighting (it will be wall-mounted near the ceiling, behind some uplight coving). The plan is to pull the power from the mains under the floor and chase the cabling into the wall (brick wall, no studs), to then be cemented/plastered/polyfillered)...
  12. P

    Domestic LED strip light support clip

    My aluminium LED strip light has fallen down. The plastic support that it clipped into has cracked apart. Does anyone know what these support clips are called so that I can buy a new one? If you know of a better type of clip to use please let me know, these ones are really flimsy. The...
  13. D

    Help with fitting an LED commercial ceiling strip light

    Morning all I'm hoping for some help and hopefully not too much abuse I have a strip light that went down at the bakery so bought a replacement...different brand but assumed it was fine. All except I am an idiot and didn't check whether it was an emergency light or not (the one I am replacing...

    LED strip battens for a photography studio

    A customer of mine has some LED battens he wants to use as background lighting for a new venture of his (studio photography) .. I wants to know if you can get dimmers that'll work with them... If so I'll supply & fit...
  15. E

    LED Strip light minefield!!

    Hi everyone, Well i'm having a slight issue with choosing the correct type of strip lighting for what i need. I have created a bare brick wall feature in my living room either side of my fireplace. I will be running an aluminium channel with a milky diffuser on both sides of each wall to act as...
  16. Ric Arthurton


    Hi, my names Ric. (Apologises for the essay) Im new here but with only one question, or problem! Ive purchased an RGB LED strip to go behind my TV and to avoid bending the strip round the 4 corners of the TV, Ive also purchased L Shape RGB Strip Connectors. Now since purchasing Ive noticed...
  17. Morris19911

    Led strip lights on ceilings

    Looking for info on led strip lighting on ceilings with the coving profiles. How would you hide the driver and the cable to the strip light. Would you have the driver above ceiling and just chase the cable from driver to led strip into the wall so it comes out of the wall above the coving. I'm...
  18. P

    wiring under cabinet strip lights supply or load

    hi Wonder if anyone could give me a bit of advice. I have taken out my old fluorescent lights from under my cabinets and I'm replacing them with low wattage led strip lights. I have 2 in total. I have my mains supply cable which comes from my Light Switch and this cable runs to under my first...
  19. G

    LED Strip Lighting Requirements

    Hi, I am looking for some advice on what would be required for LED Strip lighting in my kitchen. The electrician ran cables from all the points (4) to the light switch. After looking online, I think I will need the following, and the electrician be able to connect it in the following manner...
  20. D

    LED strip lighting, DMX decoders, power supplies, controllers....help!

    Hi all, I'm not an electrician so I need help! I thought this would be a fairly straightforward job but there's so many options, I don't know which to choose. Basically, we have boxed around the edge of our lounge to allow for downlighters and LED strip lights to reflect off the ceiling. We...
  21. M

    Replacing (old) hard-wired LED strip

    Hi, I need to replace the "8w SMD LED" for a light in my rented apartment but there are 2 issues. firstly, I can't seem to find a replacement and secondly, it looks like it requires some hard wiring. Saxby Lighting Ltd Model 46395 Any advice on either of those points? Pictures attached. Thanks!
  22. Z

    Dose This Power Supply Consume 500w for a short RGB LED Strip ?

    hello everyone ^^ so I bought 1m RGB LED Strip with a power supply to use for my fish tank as you can see & the information on the power supply is : Input voltage 110v / 220v 50 60Hz Work temperature -55 -+ 110 C Max Power : 250w / 500w 1p raiting 1P68 so my question is dose it really...
  23. J

    Tumble Dryer Drum Earth Strip -- DIY strip OK to use

    The earth strip on our tumble dryer needs replacing as the drum spindle has worn through it. A replacement strip is around £10. As the strip is a thin piece of copper, about 2in long and 1/4in wide, £10 seems way too much to shell out. I've made one from a copper pipe clip (cost 14p). Would it...
  24. N

    LED strip light bathroom instal

    Hi I want to install an led strip light under my bath panel. I have purchased an IP67 rated light but now I need to power it. I was planning on channeling up the wall to the loft where I have a power strip I can plug into, I will then be sealing this channel and tiling over it to seal back. Is...
  25. S

    Under cabinet strip lighting, Upgrade to LED

    Hi I have under cabinet strip lighting. The old 2 pin lighting. I want to buy LED. Question . Can I just use the same powere cable that I used before. I have enclosed some photos . If anyone can advise , it would be much appreciated Thanks Steve
  26. F

    Convert Kitchen Flourescent Tubes With LED Strip Lighting .. Advice

    Hi, I currently have 3ft of wall cupboard then a space for the cooker hood then another 8ft of Wall cupboard. Both wall cupboards have fluorescent tubing beneath and are controlled by a single mains wall switch. I am looking to replace these with LED strip lights. Is there any advice on the...
  27. M

    How much would you charge to install RGB LED strip lighting?

    Hi all, I have two rooms with suspended ceilings in which I need to run 25 metres of RGBW strip lighting in (RGB plus Cool White) plus another 15 metres of the same in another room (please see pictures). Both circuits will include 2 drivers, 1 controller and 1 amplifier. This will all be...
  28. driverman

    LED possible strip lighting above worktops (under wall units)

    Hi, more advice required, about LED lighting. I'm so well out of date with these things. An Ashley/Rock HAL 96T batten holder was all that was needed in my time! If you were posh, a fluorescent strip light!. I intend to install LED lighting above the worktops. I looked at a video clip yesterday...
  29. K

    LED Strip Lighting Recommendations for New Kitchen

    Hi, Please could you tech savvy people advise a novice which products are recommended for LED strip lights for a Kitchen 1) under a worktop of about a length of 6m 2) Under wall units of about 4m 3) Also under worktop for an Island (Island length 3m) possibly the full perimeter (7.2m) The...
  30. J

    The best Led strip lights

    wheres the best place to go for both one colour led strips and rgbw ? Or the best brand to look for when buying for good value for money ?
  31. J

    LED Strip lighting behind bed frame.

    Hi everyone, I'm looking to put some LED strip lighting behind my bed (after redecorating). I have installed some warm white downlights in ceiling but want a small amount of mood lighting. The strip light is coming from a fused spur, into the driver and then to the strip light. The only...
  32. B

    Led rgb strip

    Hi, could be with some help please. I am looking to install led strip inside my ceiling coving. I need 13 and 11 meter lengths. I bought some off ebay but they came in 5 meter lengths and when I try to connect 2 lengths to 1 power adapter, the led strip just flickers as it seems there's not...
  33. mattg4321

    LED Strip in back of van

    Had some LED strip (tape) left over from a recent job so thought I'd put it in the back of the van as the lighting in there is frankly awful. Connected it up to the lamp terminals so it would work when the doors open and on permanently with the switch as per the original lighting. All works...
  34. S

    Kitchen LED Upgrade

    Hi guys! Currently in the middle of completely replacing my kitchen (hasnt been done since the 70's) and at the same time whilst I have the walls exposed I have also re wired. I am looking at installing the 15mm ish recessed LED lighting in the plinths and also some LED ribbon under the...
  35. J

    switching problem

    Hi all, im wondering if anybody could give me a bit of guidance, im doing a bit of wiring for lights in a new bathroom. this is were im up to. Feed direct to 2 gang switch outside bathroom switch one will feed 6 spots and a fan switch two will feed a light on a large mirror which isn't switched...
  36. S

    Domestic I Need of Help Connecting LED Strips

    Hello, I have just purchased some LED strips from Amazon (link below), and I was wondering whether I could connect them up by firstly using a timer plug, followed by a 2-way plug. The timer would be plugged into a wall socket. The LED Strips: Tingkam Waterproof 1M 60 led 5050 White Color led...
  37. S

    Domestic Multiple LED strip power issue

    Hi people. Bought a 12v dc power splitter cable to power 2 5meter length 5050 colour change LED strip lights. noticed the next day that the cable melted really bad. Im not sure why this is? the ac-dc is a 6amp 72watt and the total power of both strips should be 48watt so that should be fine...
  38. W

    LED Strip

    Evening all, I'm looking for supplier of good quality LED strips (preferably 24v) with 3000 and 4000K colours. There's a lot of stuff about but want a supplier who does decent/recommended stuff rather that cheap crap from ebay! Thanks
  39. A

    LED lighting strips

    I am looking at producing a production light for filming using natural white light led strips. I will be using 3 5m reels rated at 12v and 2A/5m. I am looking at using 100cm length (therefore there will be 15 100cm lengths) and was wondering whether it is best to have them in series or parallel...
  40. M

    Wifi rgb LED controller

    Hi All Can anyone recommend a wifi LED controller. There seems to be a few out there but don't want to get caught out on a bad one.
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