Splitting wiring to power led lights

Old 12-28-19, 06:16 AM
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Splitting wiring to power led lights

I have these led lights. Each is a big letter. We're spelling out BREATHE on a wall as an art piece. It looks like neon. Each is powered by a usb cord. I want to wire one to another instead of having 7 usb cables. Was thinking of using jst connectors. And having the middle strung down as a single usb cable. But each need to split so that the letters connect together and one powers the next. What's the best way to go about this? Will splitting the wiring cause me problems?
Old 12-28-19, 08:17 AM
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Battery pack

There's a battery pack for each. A resistor is connected to one wire.
Do I need the resistor if I'm not using the battery pack?

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Old 12-28-19, 09:43 AM
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Yes..... the resistor will probably still be needed.
It could be inside the letter.
JST (Japanese Solderless Terminals) is broad description...... not an exact connector type.

Please explain in a little more detail....
You said USB cords and then you said battery packs.
Does each battery pack have a USB plug on it ?
Are those three cell battery packs ?
How do you plan on combining the seven units ?
Old 12-30-19, 11:08 AM
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I did an LED project recently and used a company called Super Bright LEDs... they have many solutions for LED projects and the sales guy was very helpful.

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