Addressable LED Neon Flex Rope Hookup Guide
The addressable LED Neon Flex Rope adds cool lighting effects for outdoor and indoor uses including in hallways and stairs, holiday lighting and more! In this hookup guide, you will learn how to connect, power, and control the LED segments with an Arduino.
LED Neon Flex RopeCOM-14555
To follow along with this project tutorial, you will need the following materials. You may not need everything though depending on what you have. Add it to your cart, read through the guide, and adjust the cart as necessary. If you are just looking at powering up the LED neon flex rope and using its demo mode, you will need the following.
DC Barrel Jack Adapter - FemalePRT-10288
Power Supply - 24V (5A)TOL-13758
Power Cable - 10A IEC C13 - 2mTOL-14935
To test and control the segments, you will need the following materials listed below.
Alligator Clip with Pigtail (10 Pack)CAB-14303
SparkFun USB Mini-B Cable - 6 FootCAB-11301
Hook-up Wire - Black (22 AWG)PRT-08022
USB Wall Charger - 5V, 1A (Black)TOL-11456
Depending on the application, you may need a soldering iron, solder, and general soldering accessories for a more secure connection. Otherwise, the following tools will suffice for hooking up and testing.
SparkFun Mini ScrewdriverTOL-09146
Wire Strippers - 30AWG (Hakko)TOL-12630
If you aren't familiar with the following concepts, we recommend checking out these tutorials before continuing.