TM1814 LED Strip
DC12V/24V 60LEDs/m Pixel LED Strip Light
The TM1814 LED strip is a high-quality addressable LED strip light that is perfect for creating stunning lighting effects in a wide range of applications. With its advanced TM1814 LED driver IC, this LED strip allows for precise control of each small group of LEDs, delivering superior color accuracy and brightness compared to traditional LED strip lights.
One of the key advantages of the TM1814 LED strip is its versatility. It can be used for everything from accent lighting and decorative displays to stage and event lighting, making it a favorite among lighting designers and enthusiasts alike. With its ability to produce a wide range of colors and effects, this LED strip is perfect for creating dynamic and engaging lighting displays that capture attention and leave a lasting impression. And with its low voltage requirements (12V or 24V), this LED strip is energy-efficient and safe to use in a variety of settings.
TM1814 RGBW Adressable RGB LED Strip
Features of TM1814 LED Strips
Addressable RGBW: TM1814 RGBW LED strip allows you to control LED strips every 3 or 6 LEDs, offering endless possibilities for creating dynamic lighting effects and animations.
Wide Voltage Range: TM1814 DC12V/24V LED strips operate on a wide voltage range, typically between 12V and 24V, making them compatible with various power sources and applications.
Waterproof Options: Waterproof versions (IP65/IP67/IP68) of TM1814 LED tape lights are available, making them suitable for both indoor and outdoor installations.
TM1814 LED Strip Applications
LED Strip Accessories
LED Strip Controllers
FAQ about TM1814 Addressable LED Strip
1. What is the main difference between TM1814 strips and other addressable LED strips?
The main difference between TM1814 strips and other addressable LED strips is the TM1814 IC, which offers higher refresh rates, better color consistency, and a wider voltage range compared to other popular ICs like WS2812B and SK6812.
2. Can I use an Arduino or Raspberry Pi to control TM1814 LED tapes?
Yes, you can use popular microcontrollers like Arduino or Raspberry Pi to control TM1814 LED tapes by programming custom lighting effects and animations.
3. How do I power my TM1814 digital strip?
To power your TM1814 digital strip, you’ll need a power supply that provides the correct voltage (typically between 5V and 24V) and sufficient power based on the strip’s length, total LED count, and power consumption per LED.
4. Can I use TM1814 LED strips outdoors?
Yes, you can use waterproof versions of TM1814 pixel LED strips for outdoor installations. Ensure that you properly protect the power supply and any connections from moisture and other outdoor elements.
5. What should I do if my TM1814 flexible LED strip is flickering or not working properly?
If your TM1814 LED strip is flickering or not working properly, check for loose or damaged connections, insufficient power supply, incorrect voltage, or faulty LEDs and ICs. Identifying and addressing these issues can often resolve the problem and restore the strip’s functionality.
Choosing Between TM1814 and WS2812B LED Strip
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When it comes to creating stunning lighting displays and eye-catching visual effects, addressable LED strip lights have become the go-to solution for many DIY enthusiasts and professionals alike. One of the latest innovations in this area is the TM1814 RGBW LED strip. In this article, we’ll explore everything you need to know about TM1814 LED strips, from their unique features to their applications, and how to control and install them.
What are TM1814 LED Strips?
The TM1814 strips is named after the TM1814 IC (integrated circuit), which is the essential component that drives the strip’s functionality. The IC is responsible for controlling every 3 or 6 LEDs’ color and intensity, enabling users to create customized lighting effects.
Addressable LED Strips
Addressable LED strips like TM1814 consist of multiple LEDs, and each group of LEDs has its own IC. This allows you to control each LED independently and create a wide range of lighting effects.
Comparing TM1814 Strips to Other Addressable LED Strips
TM1814 vs WS2812B
TM1814 offer a higher refresh rate than WS2812B strips, resulting in smoother animations and reduced flickering. Additionally, TM1814 strips support a wider voltage range, making them more versatile in different applications.
On the other hand, the WS2812B LED strip is generally more widely available and may be more affordable than the TM1814 LED strip. It is also a popular choice for DIY projects and smaller installations, as it is relatively easy to work with and program.
TM1814 vs SK6812
TM1814 LED strips provide better color consistency compared to SK6812 strips, as well as a wider voltage range, making them more suitable for various installations.
On the other hand, SK6812 LED strip is known for its compatibility with a wider range of controllers and software. It also features a built-in IC, which simplifies the installation process and can make it easier for beginners to work with.
How to Control TM1814 Digital LED Strips
Controlling TM1814 digital LED strips is relatively easy and can be done using a variety of micro-controllers and programmable LED strip controllers.
One popular option for controlling TM1814 LED strips is to use a microcontroller, such as an Arduino or Raspberry Pi. These devices can be programmed to send commands to the LED strip, allowing you to create custom lighting effects and animations.
Programmable LED strip controllers, which are specifically designed to work with addressable LED strip lights, such as K-1000C, K-8000C, etc. These controllers with built-in patterns and remote controls, typically offer a range of features, including color selection, brightness control, and pre-programmed lighting effects.
Installing TM1814 LED Strips
Cutting and Connecting
TM1814 LED tapes can be cut and connected to create custom lengths or shapes. Ensure that you cut along the designated cutting marks and use appropriate connectors to maintain proper electrical connections.
Mounting and Positioning
Mount your TM1814 LED strip using appropriate mounting hardware, such as clipsor adhesive tape. Ensure proper positioning to achieve the desired lighting effect and avoid damage to the strip or the surface it’s mounted on.
Troubleshooting Common Issues
If you encounter issues with your TM1814 LED strip, such as flickering or unresponsive LEDs, check for the following:
In many cases, identifying and addressing these issues can resolve the problem and restore the strip’s functionality.
TM1814 LED strips offer a versatile, high-performance solution for creating dynamic, customizable lighting effects. With their wide voltage range, high color depth, and addressable LEDs, these strips are an excellent choice for various applications, from home and commercial lighting to stage and event lighting. By understanding the features, applications, and installation process, you can harness the full potential of TM1814 LED strips for your next lighting project.
Why Choose SunTechLite
Located in Shenzhen, SunTechLite is one of the leading LED strip manufacturers in China. After 15 years of development, we have developed into a company integrating production and trade, and have won the trust and support of customers from all over the world with high-quality products and high-quality services.
SunTechLite uses high-quality materials and components to produce LED strips, ensuring our products are durable and reliable, and can be subject to harsh environments. And we test all products before shipping goods out to ensure that all LED strips are safe and reliable and meet standards and specifications.
We have a specialized engineering team to offer technical support and assistance with the installation and programming of the LED strips. And you can feel free to contact us if any questions in the using process.
All the LED strip lights provided at least 3 years warranty, and 5 years warranty is available.