12-Volt SMD LED Strip Light Installation Instructions

Brilliant Brand LightingDISCLAIMER: These instructions are suggested installation procedures only. Brilliant Brand Lighting assumes no liability for problems, damages, injuries, or expenses that may occur from improper installation or product failure. These instructions do not constitute professional installation and may not necessarily meet all electrical requirements in your state. If you are uncomfortable with any of these procedures please contact a licensed electrical contractor.


INCLUDED IN PACKAGE:

16' LED Strip Light Spool LED Strip Light Power Connector

ADDITIONAL LED STRIP LIGHT ACCESSORIES:



CUTTING INTERVALS:

The length of your LED strip light is customizable and may be cut to size in 2” (3528) or 4” (5050) intervals only.

Never attempt to cut or install other accessories while LED strip lights are plugged in to a power source.

If you follow the strip light approximately 2” (3528) or 4” (5050) from the end, you will find a scissor icon that indicates where to make your cut.

Use a clean razor blade to make straight cuts to remove coating and expose copper pads. Always remember to unplug your strip light before cutting.

Where To Cut LED Strip Light
WARNING: IF USING STRIP LIGHTING OUTDOORS, BE SURE TO USE SHRINK TUBING OR SILICON TO SECURE ALL CONNECTIONS AND END CAPS.


NOTE: LED STRIP LIGHTS ARE POLARIZED. IF THEY DO NOT LIGHT UP WHEN YOU FIRST PLUG THEM IN, QUICKLY UNPLUG THE POWER CORD AND FLIP THE POWER CONNECTOR 180˚ OR INSERT THE POWER CONNECTOR IN THE OPPOSITE END OF THE STRIP LIGHT.


CONNECTING THE POWER SUPPLY:

Cut strip light and expose copper pads using “Cutting Interval” instructions.

Extend black clip on solderless connection.

Insert exposed strip light tape into connector and close black clip.

Align female and male power connector barrel plugs.

Insert male end into female end to connect the power supply.

Apply shrink tubing to all connections.

Attach an end cap to end of the strip light run. (If not previously installed)

Connecting an LED Strip Light Power Supply


USING A SOLDERLESS JUMPER:

Cut strip light and expose copper pads using “Cutting Interval” instructions.

Extend black clip on solderless connection.

Insert exposed strip light tape into connector and close black clip.

Repeat step 3 for other section of strip lighting to connect jumper.

Apply shrink tubing to all connections.

Attach an end cap to end of the strip light run. (If not previously installed)

Connecting LED Strip Light Solderless Jumpers


USING A SOLDERLESS SPLICE:

Cut strip light and expose copper pads using “Cutting Interval” instructions.

Extend black clips on both sides of solderless splice.

Insert exposed strip light tape into splice and close black clips.

Apply shrink tubing to all connections.

Attach an end cap to end of the strip light run. (If not previously installed)

Connecting LED Strip Light Solderless Inline Splices


USING A SOLDERLESS L-CONNECTOR:

Cut strip light and expose copper pads using “Cutting Interval” instructions.

Extend black clips on both ends of the L connector.

Insert exposed strip light tape into L connector and close black clips.

Apply shrink tubing to all connections.

Attach an end cap to end of the strip light run. (If not previously installed)

Connecting LED Strip Light Solderless L-Connectors
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