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I really wanted a "light up belt" to go with my disco ball mirror pants. I searched the world wide web,

but found nothing like what I had pictured in my mind, and since I couldn't possibly live without, I

made one. The heart of the thing is a purchased five channel EL wire controller and five EL wires. I

chose red, yellow, orange, green, & purple; but you could do all red and make an awesome traffic

cop safety belt! This REALLY gets people's attention! The controller has an on/off switch and a

small button that allows you to scroll thru the many different flash patterns.  
Nisalotaco3 years ago
i think the disco pants alone would get people's attention... But its a really neat idea! I'm gonna try to do something like this for a costume. Look out Halloween!
dreamberry (author)  Nisalotaco3 years ago
Even just a single strand blinking on and off is impressive, let alone when there are five blinking in programmed patterns. All eyes will be upon you, I guarantee. How about single strand safety belts for all the kids on Halloween, they can be color coordinated to the costumes, Easily seen from long distances, and who doesn't want a blinking belt? They went nuts for the shoes that blink, a single strand belt could be done for cheap.
dombeef4 years ago
You forgot the cat at the end with a poptart for a body

He he nyan cat
dreamberry (author)  dombeef4 years ago
Say whaaat?!
Look up nyan cat, it is popular on the Internet lately.
dreamberry (author)  dombeef4 years ago
checked it out, HA HA! uncanny resemblance to me, 'cept my body is a brown sugar cinnamon pop tart, albeit an overstuffed pop tart.
Yeah, i was talking about the rainbow type colors for the belt, nice instructable by the way
dreamberry (author)  dombeef4 years ago
Thanks man! I was tryin' to be funny, but sheep cannot fly.
foobear4 years ago
zomg, wow. Please model with the disco ball pants!