How to Cut and Connect LED Strip Light?

ByJoe Horner 2019-10-26 14845

LED strip is a very practical decorative lamp belt, which is widely used in our daily life. Among them, Govee LED strip is the most popular, usually in the form of 100m, 50m and 20m. But how do you cut LED strip when it's not the suitable length? And how to install the LED strip?

LED Strip 

How to Cut LED Strip?

Cutting points are evenly distributed on each roll of LED Strip, and when we need to use them, we can cut them according to this cut line. it is very important to cut only on the given cut line between the copper dots. Cutting through or before the copper dots will result in no electrical conductivity to the following section.

LED Strip 

Step 1: Determine the length of LED Strip you need.

Step 2: Find the cut line.

Step 3: Use a pair of sharp scissors to cut the LED Strip Light directly down the given cut line.

How to Cut LED Strip 

How to Connect and Install LED Strip?

After the LED Strip is cropped, you need to install a connector to turn on the power supply. So how do I install the LED Strip connector? Quick Connectors can only be used when the top is facing upwards. It is important to determine the polarity on the LED Strip Light as well as sometimes if connecting from the opposite end wire colors can be crossed and cause confusion.

How to Connect and Install LED Strip 

Step 1: Determine the top of LED Strip quick connector.

Step 2: Open the clip from side connector, and put the LED strip in to the connector. Make sure "+" and "-" correctly. (Be sure not to pull too hard and damage the quick connector.)

Step 3: Peel back the tape of the 3M adhesive (behind the LED Strip ) approximately 1/4 of an inch.

Step 4: Insert LED Strip into the end of quick connector, check the wire polarity copper dots should be partially visible.

Follow the steps above to install the cropped LED Strip Light with the connector and install it where you need it. Isn"t it easy? Christmas is coming soon, just buy some beautiful LED Strip Light to decorate your house!

How to Connect and Install LED Strip

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