Also known as a ribbon, a tape light is a thin light fixture used in indoor and outdoor decoration lighting . They are ideally used for accent lighting , edge lit signs and case lighting ; among others and are available in many configurations so as to suit your needs. In fact, coupled with the plenty of advantages that LED light strips give, they can be the perfect alternative for conventional lights . You can actually use these LED light strips and save up on electricity costs. If you are a business, you can actually look forward to saving hundreds and thousands of dollars by using these.
Here are some things that you should know about LED light strips that will help you choose one that you will love and is of use.
1) There are 3 different types of LED light strips
-Flexible Strips: The low voltage flexible strips are used mainly for accent lighting, task lighting, cove lighting and more. They are available in many colours and in different lengths.
-Rigid Strips: These are used mainly for undercabinet lighting , advertising box backing lighting ; among others. They are available in many colours.
-Infrared Strips: These are mainly used for multi-touch screens, surveillance, etc.
There are also several sub-types of LED light strips such as single colour flexible LED strip, multi colour flexible LED light strips and high density LED strip; among others.
2) It is available in waterproof and non-waterproof form
These are available in waterproof and non-waterproof forms as well. The waterproof ones come with silicon rubber coating and can be mounted using mounting clips and screws or using weather-proof adhesives. The non-waterproof ones come with double sided adhesive in the back for easy mounting.
3) It can be customized and arranged in many configurations:
These are flexible and can be cut at a custom length to suit your project. They are also versatile so they can be arranged in any way, even in odd angles and oddly shaped spaces.
4) Available in various colours:
They are available in warm white and neutral white colour temperatures. They are also available in single colours such as red, blue, green, amber, purple, and pink colours. They are also available in multi-colour versions.
5) Brightness can be managed:
There are different types of LED light strips catering to your light requirement including choosing from high density and flexibility options. There are light strips at a 90 degree angle to shine over the surface it is mounted on.
It’s quite simple -this new technology is quite energy efficient and can help you lessen your electricity bills to a large extent.