All About LED Strips 4 – The Eternal Debate – SMD3528 Vs SMD5050

Admin 7 out of 10 based on 5559 ratings. 5 user reviews.

SMD 3528 vs SMD 5050, those are the two types of chips most used in strips nowadays, and it is essential to distinguish which one is used in each case because that will impact on the price but of course also on the performance. So what are their features and differences?

SMD 3528 strips LED flexible are a medium output, low heat LED die. In 5 meter reels with 300 chips they generally generate between 120 to 220lm/m (in Pure White) which is enough to project an even light level approximately 300mm (1′) from where it is mounted. Some manufacturers offer Ultra White versions which can offer up to 360lm/m. The average power consumption for this type of LED SMD Strip is 5W/m. However, big manufacturers offer also higher density reels, with 600 chips per 5 meter reel, which deliver up to 440lm/m (in Pure White), which can go even higher to 720lm/m for manufacturers with Ultra White versions. The power consumption in this case is around 10W/m. Most 3528 LED strips can be cut every 3 LED modules, or 50mm (2″) for 300 chip reels and 25mm (1″) for 600 chip reels. SMD3528 is a single color LED strip lighting solution. In terms of price, they are the cheaper option.

SMD 5050 flexible strip LED are a high power, higher heat SMD LED option. They are also commonly referred as triple core strips (when looking closely three different areas can be identified on the chip). Strips using this type of SMD LED flexible strip usually have a wider variety of options, being the most common the normal density reels with 30 chips per meter (360lm/m in Pure White) and a power consumption of around 7,5W/m but some manufacturers offer also higher densities, normally in shorter reels, such as 3 meter, with 60 chips per meter, delivering an astonishing 720lm/m in Pure White with a Power Consumption of around 14,5W/m. As we can see, SMD 5050 can offer a light output over 3 times that of the 3528 strip and therefore the 5050 LED is well suited for lighting up areas that may be subject to high levels of ambient light. 5050 LED strip can also be used as a replacement for fluorescent tube in general task lighting and in light boxes. As a result, logically, they are more expensive, but for installations with high luminosity requirements they are preferred since their cost per lumen is generally lower.

Moreover, the 5050 strip is available in both single color and RGB color change models. The color change version requires additional control but can produce millions of different colors, so finding the right shade or combination is a simple matter of programming.

What type of SMD is better? The answer is simple, it depends. For basic lighting projects with low luminosity requirements, monocolor and when cost is the key factor, then SMD3528 prevails. For more demanding projects or RGB installations, then SMD5050 is the obvious choice.

Source by Bruce Leed

How to Seduce a Woman Without Touching Her? (Top 6 New Excellent Tips)

If you want to seduce a woman without touching her then you have to introduce her into the adult world. You have to ignite the flames of her sexuality and arouse her emotions. “SEDUCTION IS ALL ABOUT INTRODUCING A WOMAN INTO THE ADULT WORLD.” The vast majority of women are not very easy. Indeed, they … Continue reading

Tips To Help You Cut Wedding Photography Costs

Wedding photos can never be scraped out of your wedding budget. These are the treasures that will always help you relive your big day and you therefore want to have every important moment of the day captured. Wedding photographers do an incredible job with or without your guidelines through the process. However, just like any … Continue reading

4 Types Of Text Messages You Can Send To Build Emotional Rapport With Your Ex

When used properly text messages can be a powerful tool to help you get your ex back after a breakup. Texting is private, personal, safe, intimate, and simple. Chances are you and your ex are already very familiar with sending text messages back and forth. Therefore, the idea of being able to push a few … Continue reading

Time, My Healer

I discovered why a heartbreak is called exactly that on a Wednesday afternoon in September. All it took was six words to fill my world with immense physical pain; my heart stopping for a moment, my heart dropping into the soles of my feet, my heart breaking into a thousand pieces inside me. I can’t … Continue reading

Top 10 Nursing Schools in the USA in 2010

Nursing is a great career and comes with a lot of benefits. Those who wish to be nurses have to undertake training in various nursing programs and these programs are offered in a number of schools. The top 10 nursing schools in the USA in 2010 are: 1) University of Washington Located in Seattle Washington, … Continue reading

Flower Delivery – Gothic Style

In the City of London, Goth is a large and well established sub-culture. If you are after Gothic clothing, jewelery, pubs, conventions, bands or clubs then this is the epicenter of the dark image. The ‘Batcave’ was the original Goth club back in the early eighties. That is sadly no more but numerous others have … Continue reading

Roman Sex – Hot Sex from the Frescos in Pompeii

Most people know the Roman city of Pompeii was destroyed by an eruption of the volcano Vesuvius. Due to the magnitude and speed of the destruction of the city, and the almost perfect preservation of the buildings and frescos on the walls, we can get a very good and factual view of Roman Sex as … Continue reading

3 Cheerful and Fun Secret Santa Games

This Christmas many families will be looking to find great activities to do with their families. One thing that they can do is to play Christmas present games. They are not only fun, they can also be quite economical. Playing games like Secret Santa will help to make the holidays that much more special for … Continue reading

Basic Knowledge Everyone Should Know About Shoes and Other Footwear

A shoe is an item of footwear used to protect our foot. Generally we wear shoes when we want to walk from one place to another and are concerned with the safety of our feet, but fashion is also a concern. Shoes may vary in styles, sizes and prices. Looking attractive is a natural desire … Continue reading