Maximum length data wire LEDs This whole article talks about the data wire length from the controller to the first LED, going from LED and LED below does not apply! The Signal from an LED is much less powerful then from a controller. A different solution should be used extending behind a LED (more about […]

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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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