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Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65

Brand:|Model: DC-LE12118
Create your own custom lighting with RGB LED tape strips. Pre-applied adhesive attaches to almost any surface and the sealed design is impact resistant and weatherproof. This 196.8" (5 meter) long strip features 150 RGB LEDs and can be cut to custom lengths.
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Part # 073-075
  • 150 LEDs with seven different color combinations
  • Longer life and lower power consumption compared to rope lights
  • Connects to optional LED remote control units for custom effects
  • Aggressive adhesive backing for permanent mounting
  • CE and RoHS compliant, IP65 rated
  • Great for use as holiday lighting, indoor accent lighting... even in automotive applications!

Product Details

Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65

RGB LED tape strips are built with 3 bright surface mount RGB LEDs per every 4" for great color density. These strips are great for use as indoor strip lighting or illuminating a display case. Aggressive adhesive is affixed to the back of the strip for permanent mounting.

Each strip is marked with cut lines for creating a custom length strip, or up to 49 miniature 4" strip segments with three RGB LEDs per section. Each section features four solder points (voltage +, green, red, and blue) to create one of seven different colors and for easy daisy-chaining.

To facilitate ease of use, voltage dropping resistors are built-in. Simply connect a 12 VDC power supply (up to a 12 VDC, 6A power supply is recommended and sold separately) to the solder points (see wiring diagram in Manuals/Resources section on the right) and go! Additionally, you can use either the 24 or 44-key remote control LED control unit for color control or to create amazing effects. Each strip is pre-terminated with a 4" pigtail for connection to an LED control unit (sold separately). CE and RoHS compliant, IP65 rated to prevent dust ingress and short periods of immersion in water.

Note: Prior to attaching the LED strip to a surface, it is recommended that you clean the surface with alcohol and dry with a lint-free cloth.

Strip Specifications: • Minimum power requirements (per strip): 12 VDC, 2A • CE and RoHS compliant • IP65 rated • Overall dimensions: 0.44" W x 196.80" L x 0.125" H (11 x 5000 x 3.2 mm) • Segment dimensions (49 segments per strip): 4" (101.6 mm) L.

RGB LED Specifications: • LED type: SMD 5050 • Red: 624 nm wavelength, 18 lumens • Green: 518 nm wavelength, 45 lumens • Blue: 471 nm wavelength, 18 lumens. 

Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65
  • BrandParts Express
  • ModelDC-LE12118
  • Part Number073-075
  • UPC844632096754
  • Product CategoryAccent & Party Lighting
  • Unit of MeasureEA
  • Product Rating
    (1 Reviews)
  • Weight0.54 lbs.
  • California Prop 65

    Warning: California residents only. Please note per Proposition 65 that this product may contain chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm.

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Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65
Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65 is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from only on bad thing!These light are amazing! I am so surprized at how bright they are. I was going to order the ones with more lights in them but im happy I did'nt because they would have been too bright for what I used them for. Now for the one BAD thing, The double sided tape on the strip did not stick well at all. I tried to stick it to newly painted plywood (and yes it was dry) it seem to stick great but all of it fell after about 30 min. I had to use some clips i got from good old home depot but all in all it is still worth it! the good out weighs the bad ten fold!
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Sure Electronics RGB 150 LED SMD 5050 5m (16 ft.) Tape Lighting Strip 12 VDC Waterproof IP65

do u plug these lights in a regular 15amp outlet

Asked by: roge
These require a controller and power supply but yes, they do work off of a standard outlet. I would consider the kit below, which includes a controller, power supply and a 16 foot strip.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-09-18

I am looking for under counter lights for a church kitchen.  Will these be white when all on together?  (I would expect so.)  The little old ladies need more light- should I go to the 300 per 16' instead?  If they work well, I might just have to get some!

Asked by: Emmsley
Yes these can be white. You will need a controller and power supply in order for them to work, and they should be bright enough as they are.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-09-18

Hi.  Since these are waterproof can the be mounted on the inside wall of a fiberglass pool.  It is about 125 feet of perimeter lighting I would like to do inside the pool.    Thanks !

Asked by: Normlawrence1
Yes these will work for that application but you will want to make sure the electrical connections are watertight.
Answered by: MattP
Date published: 2015-07-13

How many of the LED strips can you put in series? They come 16 feet long each.

Asked by: vince51
This requires a bit more information in order to proceed. Please contact our tech support for more help with this question, or 800-338-0531
Answered by: MattW
Date published: 2015-04-02

What is the difference between this and the Lavolts LEDS-16 also sold by PartsExpress?

Asked by: aapitten
The RGB 150 has half as many LEDS per section.
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 2015-03-25

Each roll comes with a power supply?

Asked by: Bort
No. The 073-075 is an LED strip sold separately. Power supply is included in the packaged led kit 073-086
Answered by: TomI
Date published: 2015-02-03
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