APA102 Digital RGB Addressable LED Strip, 60 LED/m, DC5V, 13.1Ft/reel, Sold by reel

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60 SMD5050 RGB LEDs per meter, each includes a built-in APA102 IC (each LED is individually addressable). 5V operation. Each strip is sold in a 4 metre long length roll.

IC Type: APA102C (APA102 datasheet)
Working voltage: 5V DC
Max. working current: around 60mA at full brightness
Working temperature: -40 ℃ ~ 60 ℃
LED number: 60pcs / meter
Background Color: Black
Waterproof: Nonwaterproof with 3M tape on the back, IP67 water resistant silicone tube
FPC Width: 10mm
Length: 4 Meter a roll
Viewing angle: ≥140
Lifespan: MTBF≥50000h

The APA102C chips are easier to control and offer faster (20kHz) PWM rates for flicker free performance.Each LED on the strip is 5050 size, and has an embedded microcontroller inside it which controls brightness levels, and interprets the data you send it. Each strip needs two wires to control all LEDs, one clock and one data. This arrangement makes it easier to use with slower devices like the Arduino Uno.

Power supply to the strip is 5V. It's wise to consider that each LED can consume around 60mA at full brightness - multiply that by 60 (per metre) and you have over 3.5A, or about 18W of power dissipation. We recommend a relatively meaty power supply, with connections every 4 metres on a long run strip.

At the ends of the strips are male/female 4 pin JST-SH plugs which allow multiple strips to be connected. The power lines are broken out onto separate wires for easy access.

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