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This review is from: Hitlights Flexible SMD 3528 LED Strip Light only/ Cool White Color/ 300 LEDs/ 16/4 Ft(5 Meters)/ IP-65/ Weatherproof (no power supply included)
Pros: Dirt cheap, a 16ft string for $10 is an extremely nice price point for these if you have a project in mind. I have two decks that I want to light, and so far have not had much luck with various light kits.
Cons: Quality Control and overall quality. I was a bit disappointed when I looked closely at these and realized that they were 1.5 ft segments soldered back together and then covered with an semi tacky soft plastic rubber. The problem is that they do not always lay flat and there is no way to fix the soldering without taking this coating off. Which means it is no longer "weatherproof".
There are also places where this coating did not adhere to the strips. If using it outdoors you need to repair these spots so that they do not get wet.
The adhesive appears to work rather well, but don't trust it and would recommend buying plastic clips to hold these in place.
Other Thoughts: These are not the type of lights that you buy from the local big box retailer. These are more of a hobbyist side project type of product. You will need to be able to solder and feel pretty comfortable with self wiring. Sure you can by clip connectors but they are not weatherproof and in my opinion do not make very good connections.
You also need to look at the power requirements for these. When you go to the manufacturers site they recommend stringing no more than two of these together, and the power adapters that they sell are not weatherproof and are only rated for 2 strings. That mean you will need to rig up a weatherproof box, and have multiple adapters or buy/modify a power supply to handle it.
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Product Features Self adhesive tape on reverse for
easy attachment, easy to install Long life span: 50,000+ hours in average Low temperature & low power consumption Ultra bright 5050 SMD LED with high intensity and reliability Flexible strip for curving ...
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