Model # SLT30-12VL(UL)

Internet #203227252

Store SKU #590300

Armacost Lighting 30-Watt 12-Volt DC LED Lighting Power Supply
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Armacost Lighting

30-Watt 12-Volt DC LED Lighting Power Supply

  • Use with Armacost white and RGB LED lighting
  • If dimming, use only with Armacost low-voltage LED dimmers
  • Not compatible with 120 volt AC incandescent style dimmers
$39.97 /each

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The Armacost Lighting 30 watt 12 Volt DC LED power supply delivers highly efficient, stabilized power for LED lighting. For use with Armacost Lighting's RibbonFlex Pro LED Tape Lighting - Store SKU #'s 592412 and 592808 - and other LED lighting systems requiring 12 Volt constant voltage power. For LED lighting brightness control, power supply is compatible with Armacost Lighting's low voltage LED lighting dimmer, store SKU # 589376. Not for use with 120 Volt AC dimmer switches. If additional wattage is required, choose a 60 watt power supply, store SKU# 591620.

  • Features automatic shut-off in case of lighting overload, open circuit, short circuit, over temperature or other fault
  • Power supply will automatically restart after a fault has been corrected
  • Includes 60 in. AC cord with plug for use in a standard 120-volt AC outlet
  • For professional installation, unit can easily be direct wired with built-in terminal block connections
  • 12-volt output comes with a 24 in. red/black color coded wire with screw-down terminal block for easy connection to LED lighting
  • Easily mounts to surfaces using mounting tabs, screws provided
  • ETL listed, conforms to UL standard 1310, certified to Canada/CSA standard C22.2 No. 223-M91
  • Not for use with 120-volt AC dimmer switches, use with only Armacost Lighting 12-volt DC LED dimmers
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How many LED strips can you plug into the power supply?

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January 25, 2016
I have a cabinet with an outlet wired above it. I want to run one strip on the top of the cabinet and one on the bottom. Can I plug both strips into the power supply or do I need to daisy chain the two strips?
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February 7, 2016
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You can only plug one strip into the power supply, you'll need to daisy chain the two strips in order to use a single power supply.
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January 28, 2016
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You can have as many separate strips connected back to your power supply as you like, so long as the total combined wattage does not exceed the rating of said power supply. Due to the effects of voltage drop, longer lengths of RibbonFlex use fewer watts per foot than short lengths. These same effects also impose maximum limits to run lengths of the lighting. To find out if your setup is appropriate, find Read More
You can have as many separate strips connected back to your power supply as you like, so long as the total combined wattage does not exceed the rating of said power supply. Due to the effects of voltage drop, longer lengths of RibbonFlex use fewer watts per foot than short lengths. These same effects also impose maximum limits to run lengths of the lighting. To find out if your setup is appropriate, find the model of LED tape lighting you are using and check power consumption on our wattage chart found here: http://www.armacostlighting.com/documents/Power_requirement_chart.pdf
If your LED strip lengths are over the maximum, you’ll need to break them down into shorter runs of lighting. If the wattage of the two lengths combined exceeds the 30-Watt maximum of this product, you might consider a larger power supply, like our 60-Watt (homedepot.com SKU# 203227258)
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How are these lights switched

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September 5, 2015
If I cut the 12 foot strip in half for two separate runs with one power source, how can I switch each independently?
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September 18, 2015
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For a simple solution to achieve independent switching on two zones with a single power supply, you can use a simple inline toggle switch (See HD.com SKU# 540439). This would be used to turn on/off one circuit or the other on the 12V DC output side of the power source. Contact Armacost Support at support@armacostlighting.com if you need more assistance with your project.
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September 17, 2015
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You can't. To switch each 6 footer independently you'll need two power supplies. The 15-watt power supply has plenty of power for a 6 foot run. Order two model number 204512734, they're under $20 each.
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How many 8ft strips can I use per 30w power supply?

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Can I use 2 8ft color changing light strips (203227249) with a sure lock connector between them or only 1?
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October 5, 2016
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If all 16 feet of lighting is powered from one end of the strip (a straight run configuration), two 8ft segments of this lighting will draw about 29 Watts of power - under the 30W limit. However, if you need to break the 16 feet of lighting into multiple smaller sections, each connected back directly to the color controller (an array configuration), then your wattage usage will be higher and this power Read More
If all 16 feet of lighting is powered from one end of the strip (a straight run configuration), two 8ft segments of this lighting will draw about 29 Watts of power - under the 30W limit. However, if you need to break the 16 feet of lighting into multiple smaller sections, each connected back directly to the color controller (an array configuration), then your wattage usage will be higher and this power supply might not work for you. For more information about different configurations, and to determine the wattage draw of your lighting on a per foot basis, refer to the RibbonFlex instructions on page 2: http://www.homedepot.com/catalog/pdfImages/21/212baf58-b36d-40f0-be0d-89e6d40a858e.pdf Calculate the wattage draw of each leg of lighting individually, then add them together for your total wattage consumption - choose a power supply rated above this number. Please email our support staff at support@armacostlighting.com for further configuration assistance with your project. Read Less
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My 15W power supply heats up a bit while driving 12W of LEDs. If I upgrade to this 30W version, will it heat up less?

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Yes, the 30Watt power supply will likely produce less heat than the 15W, though not by a wide margin. Any power supply will typically heat up as the LED load approaches a higher percentage of its maximum rated wattage. However, it is also normal for a power supply to generate some heat during operation, and should not be cause for concern. All of Armacost Lighting’s power supplies feature thermal Read More
Yes, the 30Watt power supply will likely produce less heat than the 15W, though not by a wide margin. Any power supply will typically heat up as the LED load approaches a higher percentage of its maximum rated wattage. However, it is also normal for a power supply to generate some heat during operation, and should not be cause for concern. All of Armacost Lighting’s power supplies feature thermal overload protection which will automatically turn off the power supply when its temperature exceeds design specifications, preventing an unsafe condition. Read Less
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