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Total Power Question


Bradley Ward
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I see that the maximum output of the RGBW controller is 12 amps, and that the maximum you can output to any one channel is 6 amps.

 

I need to control 4 RGBW 24v light strips. The specification for each strip says that is uses 60w of power, 2.5 amps.

 

My confusion is this: If the max on any one channel of the RGBW controller is 6 amps, am I correct in assuming that the "R" output is one channel, the "G" output is one channel, etc?

 

So 4 of the light strips add up to 240 watts of power, 10.0 amps.    Will a single RGBW controller power all 4 light strips, or do I need to use 2 RGBW controllers? 

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@Bradley Ward

You answered for yourself, you can't do it with one controller. He would be overloaded. Use two. It then gives you more options for variation of light scenes.

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