Flexible 50 LED ZIP Strip 0.5m, 5V

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Further Information

If I wanted to power these LED's directly via a USB power lead how would I do so?
Asked by: Brandon
Hi Brandon,

Thank you for your question, it would depend as these LEDs must have a micro controller to be able to work the LEDs. You would have to cut one end off a USB lead and get and extra piece of wire. You would need the extra piece of wire to connect the pin on the micro controller and the data on the LEDs. Then twin the grounds for the micro controller and USB and have the positive wire go directly to the LEDs.

Best Regards

Answered by: Cullen Lewis

How do I power this when using the microbit without this servo:lite (which I don't have)? I have the 5 LED ZIP sticks, which have 1x5V and GND for the power supply and a data in and another GND that connects to the microbit. I have the 5 LED ZIP stick working off a 5V battery pack but how can I connect the long strip to 5V power and the microbit at the same time when it only has one GND?
Asked by: Frank
Hi there,

the best thing to do would be to power the micro:bit separately. Then connect the 5V positive to the 5V on the board.

Connect a Pin from the micro:bit to the data on the LED strip.

Then you would need to connect the GND on the micro:bit to the GND on the LED strip and also connect it to the negative wire form the 5V supply to the same pad, most likely by soldering two wires to that point.
Answered by: Cullen Lewis


Possibly a stupid question, but are these 'powerable' simply from batteries? If so, what kind of voltage is required? Many thanks.
Asked by: Mark Haughan
Hi Mark, The voltage range is between 3.5 and 5.3V, we have powered them from a 4.5V supply (3XAA batteries) which worked well.
Answered by: Michael Lockhart

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