Ok, some bad decisions took place and now i am stuck with no money and:

  1. 24V 8.33A power supply with 2 channels.
  2. Magic Home 5V-12V-24V RGBW wifi Controller 192W max (got them from here)
  3. 15m of 12V 5050 RGBW Led strips with 5.76W/m. (got them from here)

And now i have to make them my main living room lighting (total space of 5m x 6m ).

I was thinking about connecting the 2 controllers in parallel to each other having exactly the same length of leds attacked to each of them, and controlling them with google home thus, making them open only at the same time, creating a "voltage divider".

Like this:


simulate this circuit – Schematic created using CircuitLab

My question now is:

  1. Is this safe?

  2. Is this the best solution considering i cant afford a big 12V supply?

  • \$\begingroup\$ Start saving is my advice. \$\endgroup\$ – Andy aka Aug 2 at 13:35
  1. No, not safe. As soon as one controller consumes different amount of current, there will be imbalance between the voltages.

  2. It is not a solution at all. Connecting like that may damage something.

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