Music Reactive LED Strip (Modern Workspace)




Introduction: Music Reactive LED Strip (Modern Workspace)

About: I'am an Electronics student that really enjoy making new things from garbage, and DIY projects. I am here to share my knowledge with you, and learn with you too.

This is a real quick guide of LED lightning on workspaces. On this specific case, you will learn how to install a LED strip that react to the music (low frequency), audio audiorhythmic lights to enjoy your movies, music, and games in an other level.

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Step 1: Materials:

1-x.1 sound system, it's important that it has subwoofer.

-Some wiring.

1-Wall mountable switch.

1-12v LED strip, (any color works).


Soldering iron


Screw driver

Step 2: Process of Hacking:

Disarm your subwoofer box, then look for the cables of the bass speaker and see where they are connected on the circuit board and right there you connect the wires that will go to your LED strip (regardless of the polarity).

Reassemble the box, and then test with some music, before mounting the LED strips wherever you want your Light system.

Step 3: Installing the LED Strips in the Spot:

Measure and cut the strips, and then paste them.

Step 4: Testing It:

Connect your sound system voice speakers, then connect the LED strip (in my case i used a connector, but you can solder the LED strip directly to the board), and lets play some music and test.

Step 5: Video Tutorial:

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    3 Discussions


    1 year ago

    Very interesting! One caution is that you need to be careful not to overload the amplifier. LED strips can present a larger load than the amplifier can handle, and cause damage. I would lean toward designing a small box that takes the audio signal and drives a dedicated power switch to control the LEDs. I will try to make one and publish the instructable.


    1 year ago on Step 5

    Muy interesante :)


    Reply 1 year ago

    Hey, muchas gracias! Intentamos hacer lo mejor!!