Mouser First to Stock New Solderless Connector for LED Flex Strip

Mouser Electronics is now selling Inspired LED’s solderless connector for flexible strip lighting. This product is valuable for electricians and do it DIYers because this product makes it easier to install flexible strip lighting.

Solderless ConnectorTempe, AZ — April 19, 2013 — Today, Mouser Electronics, Inc. officially became the first company to distribute the innovative, new, Flexible LED Strip Solderless Connector from Inspired LED. Inspired LED developed this product to make terminating and connecting flexible LED strips faster and easier while maintaining the reliability and durability of a soldered connection. These connectors are an industry first, providing solderless termination of flexible LED strips while integrating the strip with a choice of popular DC power connectors.

Flexible LED strips are being used more and more in home remodeling and business applications, which makes solderless connectors a valuable asset to DIYers and electricians alike. Simply cut the flexible LED strip at the solder pads, slide the connector on, and lock it in place. Flexible strips are ready to be installed in minutes without the need for bulky soldering tools, unreliable plastic snap connectors, and wire crimps and nuts. Solderless Connectors make installing LED Flex in the field easy and reliable.

Inspired LED Solderless connectors come in three different varieties to cater to each application’s specific needs: 3.5 mm connectors, 5.5 mm connectors, and screw terminal connectors. With 5.5 mm connectors being the industry standard, these Solderless Connectors can be used with any low-voltage DC power sources, such as those sold by Phihong, Mean Well, and Qualtek. The Solderless Connectors have been through rigorous testing and can be used with most flexible LED strips of 8 and 10mm width, including those by Inspired LED, Optek, and JKL Components. LED strip lighting is now available directly to consumers at limited Home Depot locations from Armacost. Their flexible strips are even easier to install, with improved reliability, when utilizing Solderless Connectors. To learn more, visit

With its broad product line and unsurpassed customer service, Mouser caters to design engineers and buyers by delivering What’s Next in advanced technologies. Mouser offers customers 19 global support locations and the latest, most technologically advanced components for their newest design projects. Mouser Electronics’ website is updated daily and searches more than 10 million products to locate over 3 million orderable part numbers available for easy online purchase. also houses an industry-first interactive catalog, data sheets, supplier-specific reference designs, application notes, technical design information, and engineering tools. Mouser Electronics and Inspired LED, LLC established their distribution relationship in 2010.

About Mouser

Mouser Electronics, a subsidiary of TTI, Inc., is part of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway family of companies. Mouser is an award-winning authorized semiconductor and electronic component distributor focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies to electronic design engineers and buyers. features more than 3 million products online from more than 450 manufacturers. Mouser publishes multiple catalogs per year providing designers with up-to-date data on the components now available for the next generation of electronic devices. Mouser ships globally to over 375,000 customers in 170 countries from its 492,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art facility south of Dallas, Texas. For more information, visit

About Inspired LED, LLC

Inspired LED, LLC is a leading LED company and manufacturer specializing in low cost, low voltage, high efficiency LED lights for under cabinet kitchen lighting, home interiors, and small industrial applications. Inspired LED products utilize accessories compatible with all our light strips and panels, and come in kits or custom designs for easy configuration and assembly. Most of our products are manufactured in the United States, and are distributed worldwide. Inspired LED also offers free design services to ensure the perfect lighting application. Visit for more information.