December 18, 2023

Essential Considerations for Powering LED Pixel Lights: Troubleshooting Tips

When it comes to powering LED pixel lights, certain precautions and troubleshooting techniques are crucial for optimal performance. In this blog, we will explore important factors to consider when energizing LED point light sources. By understanding these considerations, you can ensure the smooth operation of your Win-E Illumination pixel lighting system and avoid common issues. Let’s delve into the details and equip ourselves with the knowledge to power our pixel lights effectively.

1. Darkening of LED Point Light Sources:

Issue: LED point light sources become dark after running for a while.
Solution: Check if the current flowing through the switching power supply leads exceeds its output current capacity. If so, replace the power supply leads with ones that can handle the required current.

2. Brightness Variation or Decay:

Issue: LED point light sources appear very bright when initially powered on, but their brightness diminishes or decays over time.
Solution: Verify that the switching power supply is appropriately matched to the LED lights. Using a 24V power supply with 12V LED lights can cause brightness issues. Ensure the correct voltage compatibility for optimal performance.

3. Voltage-related Brightness Problems:

Issue: LED point light sources exhibit high or low brightness levels.
Solution: First, check the input voltage of the switching power supply; it should be 220V. If the brightness is too high or low, assess both the input and output voltages of the power supply. Excessive voltage can lead to LED burnout, while insufficient voltage can result in dimming or decay. In cases of unstable voltage in the user’s location, consider recommending the installation of a voltage regulator for a consistent power supply.

4. Noise Issues:

Issue: Noise is observed during LED pixel lighting operation.
Solution: Noise is often a result of poor power quality from the LED driver. In such cases, replacing the driver with a higher-quality one can help eliminate the noise and maintain smooth operation.


Properly powering LED pixel lights is crucial for their optimal performance and longevity. By paying attention to important considerations related to current, voltage compatibility, and power quality, you can avoid issues such as dimming, decay, or noise. Win-E Illumination’s pixel lighting solutions offer captivating visual experiences, and with the knowledge gained from this blog, you can ensure a seamless and remarkable lighting display. Empower your creativity with pixel lighting and enjoy the vibrant world of Win-E Illumination, where every moment shines with brilliance.