Products for USB Sensing and Control
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## RGB LED Modules - String of 10

ID: 3618_0

Discontinued

#### Product Description

This LED module is a great entry-level backlight module for channel letters, halo lighting and sign lighting. A total of four 5050 SMD chips provide ample lighting with a max power requirement of 1.5W per module. Each string can be cut anywhere on the lead wires between each module. Each module has adhesive backing for easy installation.

In addition to being able to be used for sign lighting these modules are great for cove and accent lighting and for use as under-cabinet general illumination.

A constant voltage 12VDC power source is needed to power this product.

The plastic ABS shell and clear epoxy coating provides limited water-resistance to moisture. Not submersible or UV proof.

#### Packaging

Comes in a plastic bag as one string of 10 modules that can be cut anywhere on the lead wires between each module.

#### Relay Boards

In order to turn this LED strip on and off, you can use a relay board. See the User Guide for examples of how to connect the power supply and the LED strip to the relay.

Product Electrical Properties
Image Part Number Price Load Current Max (DC) Load Voltage Max (DC)
1014_2B $55.00 7 A * 30 V DC 1017_1B$85.00 2 A * 120 V DC
3051_1B $17.00 7 A * 30 V DC 3052_1$15.00 2.5 A 40 V DC
3053_0 $30.00 (per channel) 9 A 40 V DC 3054_0$10.00 500 mA 40 V DC
3950_0 $20.00 50 A 30 V DC 3951_0$25.00 80 A 50 V DC
3952_0 $30.00 100 A 30 V DC 3958_0$45.00 75 A 120 V DC
REL1000_0 $30.00 7 A * 30 V DC REL1100_0$25.00 8 A 30 V DC
REL1101_0 $50.00 8 A 30 V DC REL1101_1$50.00 8 A 30 V DC
REL2001_0 $10.00 7 A * 30 V DC REL2002_0$12.00 2 A 120 V DC
REL2103_0 $15.00 * 10 A 30 V DC #### Open-Collector Relay Boards You could also use an open-collector relay board, which is just a solid state relay that switches to ground instead of closing a circuit. See the User Guide for examples of how to connect the power supply and the LED strip to the board. Product Relay Properties Electrical Properties Image Part Number Price Number of Relays Load Current Max (DC) Load Voltage Max (DC) 1012_3$95.00 16
REL1100_0 $25.00 4 8 A 30 V DC REL1101_0$50.00 16 8 A 30 V DC
REL1101_1 $50.00 16 8 A 30 V DC #### 12V Power Supplies This strip requires a 12V power supply. We recommend a 2A power supply to ensure that the LEDs have enough power. Select the power supply from the list below that matches your region's wall socket type. Product Electrical Properties Image Part Number Price Power Supply Current Output Voltage 3022_0$10.00 2 A 12 V
3023_1 $10.00 2 A 12 V 3024_1$10.00 2 A 12 V
3025_0 $10.00 2 A 12 V 3084_0$1.50 500 mA 12 V
3085_0 $1.50 500 mA 12 V PSU4018_0$20.00 5 A 12 V

## Introduction

This manual describes how to connect and control the 3618 LED module using Phidgets I/O boards and relays.

I/O Boards:

Relays:

## Connecting the LED Module

### Connecting to the REL1100 or REL1101

1. Connect the ground (-) wire from your power supply to one of the ground terminals on the Phidget.
2. Connect the black anode wire from the LED module to the power supply live wire (+).
3. Connect the red, blue, and green cathode wires from the RGB module to the numbered terminals on the Phidget.

### Connecting to the 1012 - PhidgetInterfaceKit 0/16/16

 Connect the ground (-) wire from your power supply to the ground terminal (G) on the 1012. Connect the black anode wire from the LED module to the power supply live wire (+). Connect the red, blue, and green cathode wires from the RGB module to digital output terminals. Note: Be aware that the LEDs can get damaged if the proper polarity is not respected: Anode (+), Cathode (-).

### Connecting to the 1014 - PhidgetInterfaceKit 0/0/4

 Connect the black anode wire from the LED module to the power supply live wire (+). Connect the ground (-) wire from your power supply to a Common terminal on the 1014. Connect the Red, Green and Blue cathode wires from the LED module to the NO (Normally Open) terminals on the 1014. Insert jumpers between the common terminals. If you connect the power supply live wire to the NC (Normally Closed) terminal, the LED strip will be ON when the switch is off. Note: Be aware that the LEDs can get damaged if the proper polarity is not respected: Anode (+), Cathode (-).

### Connecting to the 1017 - PhidgetInterfaceKit 0/0/8

 Connect the black anode wire from the LED module to the power supply live wire (+). Connect the ground (-) wire from your power supply to a Common terminal on the 1017. Connect the Red, Green and Blue cathode wires from the LED module to the NO (Normally Open) terminals on the 1017. Insert jumpers between the common terminals.If you connect the power supply live wire to the NC (Normally Closed) terminal, the LED strip will be ON when the switch is off. Note: Be aware that the LEDs can get damaged if the proper polarity is not respected: Anode (+), Cathode (-).

#### Product Specifications

Light Properties (Red LED)
Emitting Color Red
Dominant Wavelength 625 nm
Luminous Intensity 200 mcd
Beam Angle 120°
Light Properties
Controlled By Relay
Light Properties (Green LED)
Emitting Color Green
Dominant Wavelength 520 m
Luminous Intensity 1.1 cd
Beam Angle 120°
Light Properties (Blue LED)
Emitting Color Blue
Dominant Wavelength 467 m
Luminous Intensity 300 mcd
Beam Angle 120°
Electrical Properties
Supply Voltage Min 12 V DC
Supply Voltage Max 12 V DC
Current Consumption Max (Per module) 120 mA
Physical Properties
Strip Length 1.5 m
Customs Information
3614_0 $10.00 5 m 3615_0$10.00 5 m