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## How many amps do 12 volt LED lights draw?

Each segment of 3 LEDs draws approximately **20 milliAmperes** from a 12V supply, per string of LEDs. So for each segment, there is a maximum 20mA draw from the red LEDs, 20mA draw from the green and 20mA from the blue. If you have the LED strip on full white (all LEDs lit) that would be 60mA per segment.

## Do LED lights draw more current?

LED lights by their nature are low voltage but also **relatively low current** making them lower in power and more efficient that traditional incandescent bulbs and halogen downlights. Generally we are talking about between 100 to 750 milli-amps depending on the forward voltage required to turn on the LED.

## How many LED lights can be on a 15 amp circuit?

Each CFL or LED bulb typically gives the same amount of light as a 60-watt incandescent bulb while drawing 10 watts or less, which is equivalent to a current draw of 1/12 amp. Thus a 15-amp circuit can safely **control 180 or more fixtures that use** CFL or LED bulbs.

## How many amps does a 200 watt LED light draw?

It depends on the voltage you connect it to. For a 120 V supply, it is rated to be 200 Watt. R is 72 Ohms. I have **1.67 Amps**.

## How many amps does a 60 watt LED bulb draw?

A 60 Watts bulb draws **0.54 Amps** to operate. A 80 Watts bulb draws 0.72 Amps to operate.

## What is a good wattage for a LED light bar?

Even though there are quite a few different factors that go into it, a good LED light bar should have a minimum of **120 watts**, although 240 watts would be better in most situations. If you want to go overboard though, you can go all the way up to 800 watts or more.

## How many watts do LED lights pull?

The LED strip has a power consumption of 14W / m. 14 x 8.5 = **119 Watts** in total. So you need a LED power supply (sometimes referred to as a LED driver) that can deliver at least 119 Watts. However, it is recommended that you make allowances for unintentional overloads.