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portable led strip????? Answered

i want to wirelessly power this led strip, is that possible? i also could use a usb, would that work? http://www.amazon.com/LEDwholesalers-Controller-2034RGB-3315-3215/dp/B0040FJ27S/ref=sr_1_4?ie=UTF8&qid=1396659149&sr=8-4&keywords=led+strip

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mpilchfamily (author)2014-04-04

Wireless power is doable as long as your device is only a few centimeters from the power source. I think what you want is to run them off batteries. It runs off 12V DC. So all you need is a 12V battery with the ability to supply the 36W the strip need for a reasonable time. So chances are the batteries will be fairly heavy.

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Can you recommend a battery?

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Any 12V battery or combination of batteries to give you 12V will work. The question is how long it will last. You could use 8x AA, AAA, C or D batteries but they won't last vary long having to supply 3A to the lights. If you can find a sutable lithium-ion battery that may be your best bet.

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something like this would work? http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007RQW5WG/ref=ox_sc_act_title_3?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

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