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LED Troubleshooting Guide

Having problems with your LED project? View our LED Troubleshooting guides for common LED installation mistakes, wiring instructions, soldering guides, DMX Control troubleshooting, RGB Control troubleshooting, or single color LED Lighting issues. Even if your a seasoned professional, following these simple steps can save time and money when trying to resolve an LED installation issue.

**NOTE: If you do not have these tools hire a professional that does.**
Using the proper tools is imperative to any person installing LED products and essential when troubleshooting LED Products. These tools are necessary to determine whether or not a product is defective or there are issues with the installation. In any instance these tools will save you time and headache when troubleshooting an LED problem.

LED Tools

A voltage multimeter is the most important tool to have when troubleshooting and LED installation issue. This powerful tool can save you time, money, and headache by quickly establishing the source of the problem. Use this tool to test high voltage AC power, low voltage DC power, continuity, as well as voltage drop issues.

Use a Voltage Meter
Troubleshooting a Power Supply Issue
Skill Level: Intermediate

Whether you want to call them LED Power Supplies, LED Drivers, or LED Transformers, they are the driving factor behind the power of your LED Lights. There are many different types of LED Power Supplies and it is important to know what type you are using, if you are experiencing issues with your LED Power Supply go over this guide for some troubleshooting suggestions.

Power Supply Troubleshoot

Wiring is one of the most important parts of any LED installation. A majority of LED issues that we experience come from incorrect or careless wiring. Even if you are an experienced electrician go through this guide to see the most common wiring mistakes.

Wire Troubleshoot

Soldering your LED Strip Lights or LED Connection wires is one of the best long-term solution for any LED installation but if done incorrectly the results can be irreversible. Read through this troubleshooting guide to see soldering techniques to avoid.

Solder Troubleshoot

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Customer LED Projects Customer LED Projects

Here you can see all of our customer's amazing LED lighting projects that were created using Ecolocity LED products and LED Lighting accessories. From LED Strip Light Projects to LED Wall Washer projects, our customer's have done it all. Browse these great finished projects to get some ideas for your next LED Lighting design.

LED Lighting Accessories LED Lighting Accessories

LED Lighting Accessories are essential in any low voltage LED lighting install. Without using the proper wire or having secure wire connections their is risk of electrical shock or fire damage, which nobody wants. We stock a complete line of DC connection wire, wire connectors rated for up to 300V as well as IP68 waterproof junction boxes that are rated to be submersed for underwater wiring purposes. Don't shortcut the essential of your LED project and use our wiring accessories for a secure and safe wire electrical circuit.

Ribbon Star UL Listed LED Strip Lights Ribbon Star UL Listed LED Strip Lights

Our commercial grade LED Strip Lights are manufactured with only the highest quality parts. Every strip light begins with a heavy duty dual core copper printed circuit board (PC Board) and then is soldered with an array of chip and color options. The backside of the PC board is applied with real deal double sided 3M tape for mounting that won't peel off. Each roll of strip can be cut and re-connected to low voltage power to create reliable UL Listed linear accent, task, and exterior lighting. We stock a wide range of brightness (lumens), IP Rating (waterproof), colors (kelvin) and color changing options below. Our strip lights are the best strip lights on the market.