TOY DISPLAY CASE: PROBLEMS WITH LED STRIP’S SELF-ADHESIVE TAPE

Not everything always goes according to plan. ¬†After wiring the DVD case, I immediately connected the three cases I have finished so far (although I’ll show you guys on the big reveal in a week’s time). We were watching a movie, and an hour in I saw that the LED strips in the cases were drooping – the glue was melting due to the high temperature of the LED strips. ¬†Then I found out about this awesome Badge Mount tape from Holts:

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This tape acts like a heat sink so that the glue does not melt.

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You can see here how the tape elevates the LED strip slightly.

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I had the toy cases on for a couple of days now (with the tape on) and I have had no problems yet.

Thanks Holts!

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