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So, I have a LED strip thats known as the "Night Club Series LED Strip light" (red XB501550R)

I was wondering if there is anyway to make it sound activated?

Thanks in advance thumb.gif
 
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No possible way?
 
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yeh there would be a way, let me see what i can find.

do you jsut want flashing? or do you want something that changes brightness depending on how intense/loud the sound is?
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How skilled are you with circuits? This one is fairly simple, I plan on doing it myself.

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Originally Posted by patawic View Post

yeh there would be a way, let me see what i can find.
do you jsut want flashing? or do you want something that changes brightness depending on how intense/loud the sound is?

I want the lights come on when the sound is on smile.gif like they flash or something.. rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by caffeinescandal View Post

How skilled are you with circuits? This one is fairly simple, I plan on doing it myself.
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My circuitry skills are ... of the lower end. smile.gif
 
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Quote:
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I want the lights come on when the sound is on smile.gif like they flash or something.. rolleyes.gif
My circuitry skills are ... of the lower end. smile.gif

 

No problem with lower end skillssmile.gif

 

Lamptron comes to rescue you with their CCFL Sound Activated Module (with Sound Activated Kits).

http://www.lamptron.com/products/view/CCFL_Sound_Activated_Module

http://www.lamptron.com/products/view/Sound_Activated_CCFL_Kit

 

Not exactly your LED strip but there is a sample effect here:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yiHDcezFflk&feature=related

 

And, there is a Lamptron section in OCN under Hardware Vendor to answer any of your questions.

http://www.overclock.net/f/402/lamptron

 

 

And, if Lamptron is not your cup of tea, there is Sunbeam as well.

http://www.sunbeamtech.com/PRODUCTS/Sound%20Active%20module/Sound%20Active%20module.html

 

Sample effect here:-

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsHtSmHBlDg&feature=related

 

 

I hope these help.

 


Edited by windfire - 2/15/12 at 7:25am
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Thank you! biggrin.gif

I will look into getting one of these thumb.gif
 
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Here is how you make your own;
http://www.instructables.com/id/Music-LED-Light-Box/

Lots of pretty neat stuff on that site worth looking in to.
   
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This is the circuit I use for this task
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