Why need a channel with diffuser ?
1.Protect the exposed strip from Dust,Moisture and inadvertent touch,extend the lifespan of the strip
2.Provide a New Professional Clean finish to the exposed fixtures,Take your LED strips to the next level
3.Breake up the harshness dots from the led strip without making light too dim,evening out the lights to a fairly smooth glow.
Steps for a DIY Lighting Project
1.Measure the width of the strip ( make sure it is not oversized in the channel ) and test it
2.Trim the channel and cover to a required length by hacksaw or other devices
3.Peel off the sticky at the back of the strip ,lay the strip in the channel
4.Snap the diffuser into the slot of the channel ,fix the end caps if needed
5.Screw the Mounting Clips into the working surface (Make sure the Pilot hole is in a straight Line ),
Clamp the channel in the clips
6.Flush channel end to end and fix clips in the middle of the channel for extension
The Strip Can be assembled after mounting the channel or away from the working site