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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