Performance of the Modified Strips

As a benchmark, we choose the 5 m long strip with 60 LEDs per meter, which is commonly available.

The Problem With Common LED Strips

When you turn on all LEDs on the maximum brightens (RGB: 255, 255, 255) and power it from a decent power supply you can observe the following:

Original strip

The end of the strip is not white, but orange/red. We power the strip from 5 V: