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Old 07-20-2015, 10:27 AM   #1
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I am planning on running LED light strips down the top corner of the bus for ambient lighting.

I saw some at Home depot the other day but they ran on a 110V circuit. I would love to run them on a 12V circuit but so far I have only seen those for outdoor LED light strips and those are too heavy duty

Any suggestion on how to do this right?
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I am planning on running LED light strips down the top corner of the bus for ambient lighting.

I saw some at Home depot the other day but they ran on a 110V circuit. I would love to run them on a 12V circuit but so far I have only seen those for outdoor LED light strips and those are too heavy duty

Any suggestion on how to do this right?
I found a guy at the local car swap meet who had many rolls of china made 12 volt LED flexible strip lights for $30 about 20 feet in length. I have not installed them yet, so I can't say anything about quality.
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https://www.superbrightleds.com/

https://www.superbrightleds.com/cat/...rs-and-strips/

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I am planning on running LED light strips down the top corner of the bus for ambient lighting.

I saw some at Home depot the other day but they ran on a 110V circuit. I would love to run them on a 12V circuit but so far I have only seen those for outdoor LED light strips and those are too heavy duty

Any suggestion on how to do this right?

this thread kinda went that direction
http://www.skoolie.net/forums/f11/th...-rv-11289.html
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Why cant people ever use amazon?


http://www.amazon.com/ADX-LED-STRIP-...ed+light+strip

$12 AND free shipping!
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great info everyone thank you. Please post pics as well if you have a system installed
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Why cant people ever use amazon?


http://www.amazon.com/ADX-LED-STRIP-...ed+light+strip

$12 AND free shipping!
Because Amazon makes too much sense, Hank? Or it's just because they're impatient
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Thank you very much again, had a chance to look through the links. The reveiws on the amazon one were not very good and idk how well i could set up four of those on 1 PS.

probably why its $12

Anyways this purchase wont be made for a while since "winter is coming"

gotta get the carpentry stuff done first lol

Thanks again and the more links the better
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Thank you very much again, had a chance to look through the links. The reveiws on the amazon one were not very good and idk how well i could set up four of those on 1 PS.

probably why its $12
I must admit I did not look at that particular one. I use the warm white ones and have never had any troubles with them. I think the ones I used were $15
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I am planning on running LED light strips down the top corner of the bus for ambient lighting.

I saw some at Home depot the other day but they ran on a 110V circuit. I would love to run them on a 12V circuit but so far I have only seen those for outdoor LED light strips and those are too heavy duty

Any suggestion on how to do this right?
I have another suggestion too, if you want to have your bus sync with music too (for the holidays) you can use an Arduino program with a rgb led strip kit. Here's a guide I stumbled upon RGB LED Strip Arduino Expert Guide From Zero To ArduinoBest RGB LED Strips

I saw a bus the other day that was syncing Christmas songs with led rgb strips underneath the bus, it was really cool.
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