How to fix broken LED strip using solder

This tutorial will do simple solder or 5 minute craft on how to fix broken and tear off led strip.  There are two option to repair this,

  1.  Using the led strip connector
    • If using led strip connector, it will be easier and cheaper but the constraint is led pin itself, If its 2 pin, you need to buy 2 pin connector, and if 4 pin, you need to buy 4 pin connector.

      sample 2 pin connector led strip. Photo taken from google.com

      sample 2 pin connector led strip. Photo taken from google.com

  2. Using solder
    • Using solder a bit danger since the tools itself is hot but this is simple job only. Just make sure to careful and no kids surrounding.
    • I bought new set of this tools, bit costly but we use for other purpose too later

 

These are how I fix my tear off led strip using solder

  • get a correct tool. Bought it at Lazada
    solder set

    magic tool aka solder set

    tear off led strip.

    tear off led strip.

  • cut strip and make sure terminal is easy to solder

    cut strip a bit and make sure terminal is easy to solder

    peel a bit to make sure terminal is easy to solder later.

  • solder it

    tap and solder it

    tap and solder it

  • install back and test

    successfully solder on first try

  • the room will get light back

     

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