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Powering (WS2812B) LED strips through USB 3.1 GEN 1

I bought a new motherboard and it says it has USB 3.1 GEN 1 on the back panel. I did some research and apparently, USB 3.1 GEN 1 has the same power output as a USB 3.0 port which is 5V/1.8A. I thought ...
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LED series-parallel and parallel-series combination circuit

I'm designing some LED strips to use to grow plants along a long wall. There will be hundreds of LEDs run by a constant-current high quality LED driver (Meanwell brand or similar). All the commercial ...
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Powering LED strip from Arduino

I want to power a 5V white LED strip (50cm) from an Arduino (Leonardo, connected through long USB cable to my PC permanently). The idea is to have the LEDs dimmable through the Arduino pwm signal. I ...
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Battery voltage indicator using a RGB 5050 LED strip

I am looking to use a 5050 RGB LED strip to show either green, blue, and red depending on the battery I want two monitors voltage. If I take my LED strip and connect 12 volts to it and then ground one ...
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Connecting a 12V LED strip to a 7.4 2s Li-po battery in addition to two motors

I know this is going to be a completely stupid question, but since I'm working with a Li-Po I want to make sure I get this right. What I am building is a modified Nerf blaster that has two motors ...
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Will this MOSFET be suitable for driving a 12V 1-2A Load from an Arduino?

I have an Analog 12V RGB LED strip (which only requires 1-2 amps at most) that I want to control using an Arduino Uno. I looked into how I could go about doing this and saw that i could use several ...
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How do i go about powering 15m of LED strips

So i want to install RGB LED strips all around near the ceiling of my room, it will be almost 15m. So i will buy 3 x 5m LED strips and connect them together, but i think only one power supply wont be ...
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Transistors on a LED strip PCB

I replicated the schematic of a cheap LED strip that I bought. Can someone explain me what does the transistors do in that circuit? It has a input voltage of 12 volts.
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How is a 'ribbon controller' called in electrical terms?

On some synthesizers, there is a strip called ribbon controller, to wipe your finger over and it detects pressure. It's a bit similar to a mobile phone's LCD touch panel, except that it is one-...