Play With LED Strip




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I have a project in christmas yesterday from my friend , She want to show a dance in the dark , so She ask to me to make that dancer glowing...

She ask me 1 week before the performance -____-"

I work with a tailor , who make a way to I put the LED strip to the Costume...

I have sponsored by Hori Lighting for the LED Strip ^_^

And after that project , I used the LED Strip to make my Monitor's Computer Glowing and also Sync to the speaker's PC


Step 1: Parts

Parts :
  • LED Strip 12V
  • Battery pack 12v 3000mAh 
  • DC Connector
  • Female DC Connector
  • Singel Cable
  • long sleeves
  • pants
  • length of fabric for headbands
  • Gloves
  • Shoes
  • Push Switch 
  • Terminals
  • Cable Connector

Step 2: Costume Design

due to limited time and led strip, then I make it simple

Step 3: Electrical

There is 7 Zones :
  1. head
  2. body
  3. left glove
  4. right glove
  5. pants
  6. left shoe
  7. right shoe
I put the Battery pack to the left pocket of the pants

Step 4: Let's Dance

I am so sorry , I have not the full video , My friend forgot to record it ..
I really regret it, why don't I own that record the show T_T

I Will Update if I get the full record from my other friends

Step 5: Reuse LED Strip for Monitor Background Light

Step 6: Design

Step 7: Make It Look Nice

Step 8: Enjoy the Show



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    3 Discussions


    6 years ago on Step 3

    Can you please email me written instructions on what all you did? i want to make some prop headphones for a character costume for me and my girlfriend for an event and i cant figure the wiring out exactly and stuff

    2 replies

    Reply 6 years ago on Step 3

    1. I use 12 volt LED strip . So I make 12volt battery pack from AA batteries
    2. for calculation how long your LED can endure , find total consumtion of your LEDs.
    3. the circuit is simple
    4. and if want use Switch