In this instructible, we will be making a backlit keyboard using a usb-enabled keyboard and some el-wire.
Step 1: Needed Parts
To do this project you’re gonna need a couple of things:
- USB powered Electro Luminescent wire or EL wire.
- A keyboard
- Hot glue Gun
Technically, you can use any keyboard, but the one I will be using has these built in USB ports to conveniently plug my el-wire into. If you’re really technically savvy, you can also put this in the keyboard of a laptop, but it will require a bit more modding because, by itself, the el-wire is too thick to fit behind the laptop keyboard.