Re: Questions RE: Installing Interior 12v LED Light Strips
That LED tape is fine, just the way it is. An in-line fuse is always a good idea. To calculate fuse ampacity, check the spec from the manufacturer, several of the ones I checked were 24 watts for a 5 meter tape, which would be a 2 amp draw at 12 volts, use at 2.5 or 3.0 amp fuse. White LEDs are usually higher current - saw one on a quick search that was 14.4 watts per meter, or 72 watts for the 5 meter roll. That would warrant a at least a 7.5 amp fuse. I've actually had good luck finding low amperage glass tube fuses at Home Depot.
s/v My Sweet Girl!
Catalina 30 (Mark I)