Maximum length data wire LEDs A common question that gets asked is how long the data wire to the LEDs can become before data signal integrity issues start becoming an issue, often visible as flickering of the LEDs or other sporadic behavior. TL;DR version…. Generally you should be ok up to 10m/32ft with AWG26 or […]

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How much power do addressable LEDs use? There are lots of different digitally addressable LEDs out there, the more popular one’s are WS2812b and SK6812 for instance. But how much do all these LEDs use? What’s the advantage of using 5v or 12v LEDs? Is there a difference in power usage? Let’s test this to […]

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QuinLED-Dig-Uno Pre-Assembled boards available! 2021-02 Out of Stock everywhere, because of Chinese New Year expecting new stock end of April! 2021-03 New version upgrade to v3r7! (Not yet available) Don’t know what a QuinLED-Dig-Uno is? Click here for the introduction video!  Are you looking to run the excellent WLED software but don’t want to cobble […]

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What Digital 5v/12v RGB(W) LED Strip to buy In this article I’ll highlight what I think will be the most popular strips for people to buy and what situations I’d recommend those for. I’ve written a different article here explaining the difference and chips and what makes them unique so if you are interested make […]

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