The generally available strip lighting provided here is 12V, runs at 14.4 Watts per meter. The 30 pcs per meter 5050 use around 7,2 Watts per meter.
All strip require installation on a heatsink, .... such as Aluminium strip, ideally channeling but standard flat bar will do. Only in exceptional cases do we say its ok to omit the heatsink such as if the strip is on very rarelly.
The most commonly used waterproof option of the rang is IP65 which allows it to be put outdoors - it will withstand rain and should be out of direct sunlight. If the strip needs to be submerged then the IP68 rating strip lights are recommended.
The colors on this range are warm white, pure white, red, blue and green.Color changing red, green, blue also available but require a controller.