I wanted to find a way to brighten up my living room with a diffuse light and colorful. So I chose to use a LED strip 5 meters long. Strip to be placed on pieces of furniture high enough. The cabinet is a little more than 2.5 meters. So, how to place a strip 5 meters long? I chose to use a stick 2.4 meters long with square cross-section of just a centimeter. In this way I could glue the strip on two of the four sides of the stick.

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Step 1: Required materials

Required materials:
LED strip 5050 (I discovered that there is a chip even brighter)
power adapter 6A (see below why 6 and not 5)
remote control and receiver to change color
4-pin 1 to 2 female connector 4 way for LED strip lights (I've found 1 to 3 but 1 to 2 is enough)
4-pin male connector adapters
three sticks of 80 cm each
adhesive tape strips (I've used electrical tape)

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