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5M RGB LED Strip - WS2812 30 Per Meter - Black Strip - Weatherproof

SKU: CE04856

$49.00 AUD, inc GST
$44.55 AUD, exc GST
5M RGB LED Strip - WS2812 30 Per Meter - Black Strip - Weatherproof
49 AUD

SKU: CE04856

$49.00 AUD, inc GST
$44.55 AUD, exc GST
In stock, ships today if ordered before 2PM
Delivered by Mon, 20th of Nov

This 5-metre roll has 30 LEDs per metre on a black coloured strip.

This is a roll of addressable (WS2812) RGB LEDs. Each LED has a built-in controller chip which allows you to daisy-chain the LEDs and control them individually - all from a single GPIO! The constant-current driver in each LED ensures that colour remains consistent, even if supply-voltage varies slightly from the optimal 5V. The LEDs are factory-calibrated to ensure you have consistent colours all the way along your strip.
The strip is weather-sealed in a flexible plastic jacket (easily removed, if desired) and terminated at each end with a 3-pin plug, and two additional power leads if high current is required.

Long strips can require a lot of current! Make sure you're using a power supply that is capable of running your project. We've listed the maximum current that these LEDs consume (full-brightness white) but for a typical, colourful display the current required is usually a lot lower. If you decide to go with a smaller power supply, experiment with the length of strip you need to find out its true current requirements. If you're unsure, we have a high-current supply available.

Pinout

  • Red: 5V
  • Green: Data
  • White: Ground

Tech Specs

  • LED: WS2812
  • Supply voltage: 5V DC
  • Logic level: 5V (often accepts 3.3V)
  • Current requirement: ~1.1 A/metre (Full-brightness white)

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