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    LED Strips in Doors

    I had an idea to put LED strips in my door by the speakers, so they will shine through the holes in the door from the speaker. But I want them to flash with the music. I've heard that you can just wire them to the speaker, and that they will get power and go with the music. But would that decrease speaker performance noticeably and would it be safe?
    I do have an amp, but I didn't want to run wires that far. Or do I just have to get sound activated lights?







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    Re: LED Strips in Doors

    Id be concerned about Gaining some unwanted noise every time those lights come one with the speaker.id also be concerned about the flashing while driving down the Highway or on the road at night.Id recommend not doing it at all..If so, prob be best to add a realy.Beena few years since ive messed with lighting up speakers in a Show vehicle..Not sure how LED lighting performs..im sure they would run Cooler than the older lighting that needed some rest time to cool down



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    Re: LED Strips in Doors

    I did not think about them flashing while I'm driving. I have a switch I can add them to, but then I'm not sure how I could get them to flash..




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    Re: LED Strips in Doors

    Also have to consider that most commercial strips are 12V, so if you're running anything over that, you'll blow em. Best bet would be what I'm trying to do for a buddy....get a sound activated controller and strip and then install an RCA input in place of the mic for direct input from the HU. I'm still in the process of trying to figure it out. lol




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