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I'm trying to make my LED strip fade-in and fade-out by using Raspberry-pi 4, unfortunately for me, I am not an electronic expert. Every tutorial I saw so far was for RGB LED strips and I have a single-color(3000K) LED strip with just 2 pins (+ & -).
Im have:

  1. LRS-50-24 datasheet
  2. 30N06L datasheet
  3. 4m LED strip single color (3000K) 24V
  4. Raspberry Pi 4 enter image description here

My question is how to connect the MOSFET and the LRS-50-24 to the PI in order to control the fade-in/out by GPIO python code?

Appreciate any help

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    @tlfong01 I bought it at a local store, I don't have much information about it except its 24V, 10Watt per meter and 3000K
    – Omri
    Mar 7 at 7:59
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    @tlfong01 I dont see the wiring diagram in that video, could you check the link?
    – Omri
    Mar 7 at 9:02
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    (4) Your power mosfet's "Gate to Source Threshold" voltage Vgs(th) is (3V3 ~ 5V) logic level trigger. So you can use a jumper wire to connect DC voltage, say from a battery 3V to 6V to the gate terminal of the mosfet, which should switch on and light up your LED stripe. WARNING: Me just a friendly hobbyist, No guarantee no nothing wouldn't blow up or melt down. Good luck. Cheers.
    – tlfong01
    Mar 7 at 9:09
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    @tlfong01 the gate-source threshold voltage is too high for a 3.3V logic level. Vgs,th should not be more than half the logic voltage at most, especially if you switch high currents. So my judgement is: the mosfet is not suitable and it will become hot and may fail.
    – Sim Son
    Mar 7 at 9:19
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    I see, the IRLB8721 appears to be unsuitable, too. Its Vgs,th is 2.35V, but you need a mosfet with no more than 1.5V. Ideally, you want to measure 24V when the mosfet is off and 0V when it is on.
    – Sim Son
    Mar 7 at 13:58
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Non Answer

(1) This is not an answer, but just a temporary place to upload pictures. So this non answer would be deleted later.

The OP's MOSFET can be replaced by the following.

BSS214N

(2) The OP's mosfet 30N06L has a similar Vgs(th) spec to my favourite IRL540N. So I guess there is big chance it can happily entertain the OP's low current LED stripe.

irl540n

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