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Good quality, but no instructions at all. After doing it wrong and ruining several connectors, I finally figured it out. The key is to remove BOTH the white adhesive strip and blue backing (and waterproof coating if applicable) from the end 1/4 inch so the strip easily slides under the guide tabs and under the metal prongs. A simple, written procedure included with the product would have greatly simplified things. I also suggest taping the back side of the angles, connectors, and strip together (after testing for a good connection) before handling, as any tension will pull the connections apart.
I bought these because I wasn't sure if LEDs were a good solution, and they were cheap. I figured that if LEDs didn't work, I wasn't out a lot of money. Well, not only do the LEDs work fine, they are lovely, with a nice strong color. In addition, they are connected with IFTTT and Google Home, and they integrate very nicely-- I haven't needed to reconnect or reset the driver, and I haven't had problems with them dropping out, even when the Internet is out. They are a good purchase!
Needed to repair some strips I had installed but each one of these connectors I tried to install just chewed up more and more good contacts. Sometimes I would get the lights to work but not all colors, sometimes NOTHING AT ALL. I've got a bag full of these un-trustworthy connections...maybe I will try again on some cheap strips to see if they work better otherwise I'll go back to the painful task of soldering the tabs and save my money for music.
This set of lights was exactly what my customer wanted. Used to add accent lighting under a bathroom vanity and other bath cabinet so the remote needed an RF receiver and not an inferred type. Customer loves all of the colors and brightness settings. The unit is plugged into a switched outlet and the unit turns on with the last setting used. Perfect for my customers needs.
You get a ton of high-quality stuff for very little money. All the connections are very firm and reliable.
The mounting clips are soft but still strong. I have a waterproof strip held up by them, and the rubbery surface grips onto the waterproof shielding on the strip nicely. The supplied screws screw in pretty easily, too.
The L shape connectors are flexible as well but are fairly rigid if you aren’t trying to bend them. Good for 90° angles, but it may also be possible to bend them over wires or bend the corner over to better fit a curve.
The only problem I had with this product is that the solderless connectors do not fit nicely with the L shape connectors without first prying up the metal tabs a bit with a pin or screwdriver to loosen them. Closing the connectors presses these tabs back down, so you do not have to be too careful when prying them up.
This was my first time using led light strips and I knew I would need more connectors so I bought these. They are very easy to use and seemed like they were made well. Wide variety of options allowed me to set up my (separately purchased) led light strips with ease. I'm glad I got this set.
If you are buying these thinking that you can use them with LED strip lights, for instance, to string around a closet door frame for light, these don't work with those. So, I'm sure they're fine for whatever therefore, but they're not for LED adhesive strip lights.
This kit has so many options to assist with your LED installation. I was able to make the installation look great on the back of my TV. Custom lengths are a breeze with this. Pick one up and be surprised how many ways you can install your LED lights.
I'm writing this review mainly to remind myself which connectors to rebuy in the future, if I need to. I used some other ones that were really finicky and only worked if you held them in certain positions. These ones, however, were tight, secure, and worked the first time without any sort of special tricks. I'm very pleased with them.