Programmable RGB and RGBW LEDs, especially in strip form, have revolutionized the kind of lighting effects that creators can easily make. Working with strips, however, normally means breaking out the soldering iron. If for some reason you need to make changes, you then have to repeat the process over again — hopefully without damaging anything.
If you’d prefer for things to be more plug-and-play, the LiTT Snap! system, by Daniel Tooker, features electrical connectors that — you guessed it — simply snap together. They form connections by bending the strip inside of a square piece of RPVC extrusion, or into an equivalent 3D-printed shape. The system is now available on Kickstarter, featuring 90 and 45 degree connectors, extrusion, and the RGBW LEDs themselves, along with the pigtails needed to connect everything to power and your favorite dev board.
It’s an interesting concept, but the stretch goals expand things even further, including a 135- and 180-degree connector, as well as mounting hardware, and even a rotating corner connector. As an added bonus, if successful, this campaign will help in the development of the LiTTT HUB. The aim of the hub is to be a connected lighting controller “to rule them all,” further simplifying what you can do with these amazing strips!