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What is the consumption of an LED?

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    An LED bulb of about 14 W is equivalent to an incandescent bulb of about 100 W and a low consumption bulb of about 20 W. In addition to the higher efficiency, LED technology means a significant increase in the lifetime of a bulb, with quality models averaging over 40,000 hours.

What is the amperage of a 100w bulb?

    For a resistive load such as an incandescent bulb or a radiator. Intensity = Power / Voltage. Depending on the voltage in your country: If it is 120 V, the I = 100 W / 120 V = 0.8333 A.

What is needed to install LED strips?

    – Connector strip-transformer / wire stripper or cutter, soldering iron, pencil, tin. – RGB controller (for RGB strips only). As you have seen, LED strips are very easy to install. In addition, they are maintenance-free and have a very long life span, just like all LED products.

How do you plug in an LED strip?

    Connect the LED strip to the connection cable, attaching the end of the strip to the cable clip connector as follows: the red wire should match the “+” sign on the strip, and the black wire should check the “-” symbol. Press firmly on the back of the connector clip to seal the lock.

How to power an LED strip?

    To power the LED strip, we will use one of the hard disk outputs, to which we will connect an adapter, from which we will remove the connector that we do not need and replace it with an electrical register in which to screw the strip connectors.

How to install a LED strip at home?

    Basic steps for the installation of an LED strip

    Measure the space where you are going to hang the strip.

    Cut the necessary length according to the space where it will be installed. 

    Clean the surface where the strip will be glued, remove the adhesive protector from the back, and glue in the selected area.

How to know if a LED is 12 or 24?

    The main difference between 12 and 24 volt LED strip lights is that the 12-volt ones have more frequent cut-off points suitable for corners and short distances. In contrast, 24V strips can travel a longer distance without experiencing a voltage drop.

How do we know what the voltage of an LED is?

    We contact the tester’s positive tip on the positive leg of the LED while the opposing end of the tester touches the negative portion of the LED. On the tester display, we should see the voltage. We can write down this value since it will be helpful to calculate the value of the resistor.

How much does a 100w LED consume?

    Incandescent: 600 W / 1000 W * 0.0908 €kWh = 0.0545 euros per hour lit. Low consumption: 130 W / 1000 W * 0.0908 €kWh = 0.0118 euros for each hour lit. LED: 100 W / 1000 W * 0.0908 €kWh = 0.0090 euros per hour switched on.


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