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I'm working on my first EL wire project and I read lots of guides on how to solder the EL wire, all of them warning about cutting through ...
I need my solder joints to be as small as possible for my project, so I only cut of 7mm off the outer coating, but you can cut ...
The trickiest part for most people is stripping the inner clear coating off the EL wire without cutting the thin wires that run down the outside of the ...
This step is just the same as everyone else - cut off a thin strip of copper tape to wrap around the inner coating and solder the thin ...
Using the knife, strip approximately 2-3mm of phosphorous from the end of the copper core. To clean the last bits of phosphorous off, either keep scraping the knife over ...
If you are using twin wire, part the wires and cut one slightly shorter so that they line up with the two copper contacts on your EL wire. ...
My project requires my wires to be on the outside of a jacket that might get a little wet in use. To make the wires more waterproof, and ...
I hope this has helped. Good luck with your EL wire projects!!
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