Red 12V 5cm LED Strip

Code: N84CZ

  • Hugely versatile - can be used around the home, for bright signage, in-car use or electronics projects
  • Sold per 5cm length so you can buy the correct amount
  • Can be cut at 5cm intervals whilst the LEDs continue working

Product details

Red 12V 5cm LED Strip

• Hugely versatile - can be used around the home, for bright signage, in-car use or electronics projects• Sold per 5cm length so you can buy the correct amount• Can be cut at 5cm intervals whilst the LEDs continue working• Maximum length in 1 piece: 5 metres• Highly visible and flexible• Self adhesive peel and stick reverse

N84CZ Spec Sheet PDF >>

The light-strip can be cut at intervals of 5cm across the marked vertical line. Each 5cm length has three stunning bright LEDs and a diode mounted on to it. When ordered as a full reel of 5 metres (100 x 5cm units), the light strip will be provided with cable terminations already attached as supplied - this is particularly useful for industrial applications where a fast installation is required.

For shorter lengths, the user will be required to solder suitable wire (recommended Order Code: XR40T - black wire and Order Code: XR44X - red wire) to the strip and connect the other end of the wire to a suitable DC 12 V power supply. The current requirements for various LED strip lengths are shown in the spec table. Please note: For mail-order and internet sales, the LED light-strip can only be supplied in full reels of 5 metre lengths. For smaller lengths, please check your local Maplin store for availability.

Current Requirement
Length of Cut Strip Approximate Current
5 centimetres (1 unit) 20mA
1 metre (20 units) 400mA
2 metres (40 units) 800mA
3 metres (60 units) 1.2A
4 metres (80 units) 1.6A

Do these LEDs have specific wavelength of red light (eg: 660nm) or do they emit a broad red light spectrum?

Asked by: jk549
The dominant wavelength for these LEDs is 621nm, with a minimum of 618nm.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-05-23

will this LED strip operate on 6 volt

Asked by: Peter
No this is rated for 6v.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-05-17

I want to use multiple lights around my car do They all need individual power supply or can I connect them all together and then use a power supply and can I wire these into a internal power supply like into a switched fuse using a fuse spilter 

Asked by: Fasy
This is 5cm strips of tape and is not provided with any wires you would need to solder wires onto the contacts. As Technical Support Advisors we cannot offer full advice on electrical installations, this job would be best left down to the professionals, if you are at all unsure we would strongly recommend consulting a qualified auto electrician for help and support or to complete the job for you.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-02-11

Are these LEDs suitable to connect to a 1Hz pulsing dc supply? I.e. Will they flash or is the power decay too long?

Asked by: Niftystuff
I am sorry but the item in question does not support use in your intended application.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-11-14

How many LEDs in a 5 cm strip?

Asked by: nickdeefox
They are roughly 1 LED then a 4 cm gap, so you would be looking at 2 LED's per 5 cm
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-10-12

Could I wire the strip to multiple battery's ? I'm making it for a prop so smaller battery's would be best .

Asked by: Henry
Yes, you could as long as they were 12V batteries to use several small they need to be wired in parallel.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-09-23

Dose it come with a plug / transformer for power connection 

Asked by: Sparrow1157
No this would be sold separately.
Answered by: Russell
Date published: 2015-08-28

What is the power source? Is an extra battery pack needed?

Asked by: jdsfkl
This item will run from 12v DC, No power adapter is provided.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2015-07-17
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Bulk Prices

Item code Item name Quantity Price
N84CZ Red 12V 5cm LED Strip (100+) £0.94
N84CZ Red 12V 5cm LED Strip (25+) £0.98
N84CZ Red 12V 5cm LED Strip (10+) £1.06
N84CZ Red 12V 5cm LED Strip (5+) £1.12
N84CZ Red 12V 5cm LED Strip (1+) £1.29

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