Light Strips: have I been doing it WRONG for years?

Time to replace some smart light strips! Let’s figure out if I should build my own or use some that are pre-assembled.

*Pre-assembled* (affiliate links)
Govee M1 with Matter: https://amzn.to/3onqCjG
WiZ https://amzn.to/3MDxYc3
Kasa https://amzn.to/3WdjVgN

Corner channels with diffusion: https://amzn.to/3ox4h3g
Deeper channels with diffusion: https://amzn.to/43gfvbK

_RGBWW Light Strips_
BTF-LIGHTING 5050SMD 24v https://amzn.to/3WDHmQp
WiFi controller https://amzn.to/3pQS3D5
24V power supply $21 https://amzn.to/3BDpcEJ

_COB 90+ CRI with great warm & cool white colors_
BTF-LIGHTING FCOB 24v https://amzn.to/3Wfme2E
WiFi controller https://amzn.to/3pQS3D5
24V power supply https://amzn.to/3BDpcEJ

_FCOB RGB non-addressable but very bright colors_
BTF-LIGHTING FCOB RGB https://amzn.to/3MGIlw1
WiFi controller https://amzn.to/3pQS3D5
24V power supply https://amzn.to/3BDpcEJ

_FCOB RGB addressable dream color light strips 🏆 (what I used)_
BTF-LIGHTING FCOB RGB WS2811 https://amzn.to/3MfnluH
ESP8266 pack of 3 https://amzn.to/3MhMBk8
24V 5A power supply https://amzn.to/41M3r0b

Easy WLED controller: https://www.athom.tech/blank-1/wled-high-power-led-strip-controller

Also you could swap out the WiFi controller for non-addressable LEDs with a Zigbee one
Zigbee controller https://amzn.to/3MksEcg

How I set up the 24V RGB COB with WLED: https://youtu.be/oQuzGRDiKKc
How I set up DIY light strips in my bathroom: https://youtu.be/zFW94lpUrTI
Good pre-assembled options: https://youtu.be/L3YSRLl31Rg

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0:00 Intro
0:22 Pros of pre-assembled
1:12 Pros of DIY
1:59 Color comparison
3:30 The diode issue
4:49 DIY hands on
6:54 Installation time!
7:35 Most beautiful thing 😍

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