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Blue 12V 5cm LED Strip

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About this product


  • 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 overview

• 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

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.

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good product at reasonable price I bought a 20cm length and used it to mend a broken high-level brake lamp on a MINI. At a price of just over £5, was a cheap job (when compared to the price of a new car part). The strip is well made, and easy to solder to the connectors. The LEDs are bright. I particularly like the way in which you can so easily cut it into 5cm lengths. Perfect for what I wanted.
Date published: 2017-08-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good product and feels like its been made well and is of a good quality but yes it's a good product I would recommend it
Date published: 2014-11-18
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Operating Specifications



How does it turn on

Asked by: Kieranx1123
This would require the suitable DC 12 V power supply
Answered by: Brad
Date published: 2018-01-10

How much is it for 1 metre 

Asked by: Salad
This is Sold per 5cm length at the price given on our website, so you can buy the correct amount.
Answered by: darren cordon
Date published: 2017-04-04

I'm wanting to add these to an RC car I'm currently building. The battery however is only 7.4 volts. I don't mind if these are a little dimmer but will they work at all?

Asked by: MN901
Unfortunately we are unable to guarantee full compatibility for this item.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-11-24

Is this UL approved?

Asked by: davb
No this is not UL approved.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-11-07

are these water proof?

Asked by: Nick
No, I am sorry but the item will not work for this use.
Answered by: Dominic
Date published: 2016-09-23

what do I power short lengths of this with? I have an idea for an electronics project but i am unsure of the power supply to use with it

Asked by: digideus
It would depend on the length of the strip being used, the voltage is always 12V, the current would increase by approximately 20mA for every 5cm section of strip. You would need a 12V power supply, with enough current output for your chosen length. Length of Cut Strip Approximate Current 5 centimetres (1 unit) 20mA 1 metre (20 units) 400mA 2 metres (40 units) 800mA 4 metres (80 units) 1.6A
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2016-08-04

Hi, Is this led strip 100% waterproof ? does it come with a plug or do I have to attach that myself ?

Asked by: aaron
This is not 100% waterproof and has no plug connected.
Answered by: Billy
Date published: 2016-03-26

Does each strip need to be individually powered? I would like to run some round my kitchen, but there is an extractor fan in the middle, so could I continue the lights or would it need a new strip?

Asked by: Anonymous
These can be cut to length at the marks provided (every 5cm). The two sections can be joined using the same cable used to connect to the power supply feeding power across to the second strip without requiring a second power supply.
Answered by: Gareth
Date published: 2017-08-07
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