[Noisebridge-discuss] Basic question about electricity.
sean.p.cusack at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 13:09:51 PST 2011
Given that there is no datasheet provided with the Makerbot RGB LED strips,
you won't have any real answer for sure...BUT!
If these are anything like the sparkfun LED strips:
http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10259, then you'll need 60mA per 3 LEDs.
There are 60 LEDs on the strip, so you'll need 1200mA per strip. Times 5
strips? You'll need a grand total of 6000mA @ 12V to power all 5 at once.
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