With Instructables you can share what you make with the world and tap into an ever-growing community of creative experts.
share what you made with text, photos, video, and files
gather your favorite instructables together
In this instructible, we will be making a backlit keyboard using a usb-enabled keyboard and some el-wire.
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 - Screwdriver...
Begin by flipping the keyboard over and removing all of the screws that hold it together. This will allow you to remove the keyboard backing. Then rem...
We will need the El wire to pass from the back of the keyboard to the front, so we will need to make a hole and thread the El wire through it. Find th...
Now comes the tricky part. We need to find a way to fit the transformer into the keyboard. For some of you, your keyboard may already have enough extr...
Using a flat-head screw driver, start removing the keyboard keys. When taking them out, remember to place them in order somewhere else so that you don...
After you’ve got it the way you want it, you can replace the keys and plug in the keyboard to see how it looks.
We have a be nice comment policy. Please be positive and constructive.
Intro to EL (Electroluminescent) Wire by push_reset
LEVEL HEADED - EL WIRE HEADPHONESby yardleydobon
how to add EL wire to a coat or other garmentby enlighted
Easy Programmable EL-Wire Wall Art Project with Cool-Neonby mazzmn
Electro-Luminescent Thigh Padby thisisrammy
Unicycle pimpin' :)by Onyx Ibex
Light-up Pillows! ~ Learn to sew with EL Wireby cdstudioNH
Removable EL wire art panelsby SewLolita
Electro-Luminescent Glassesby thisisrammy
Omnidirectional Signaling with EL Wireby hydrotron
Download our new apps for iOS, Android and Windows 8!
© 2015 Autodesk, Inc.
By clicking "Create Account" you are indicating that you have read and agree to the Terms of service.
Already a member? Login »
Enter the email associated with your account and we will send you your username and a temporary password.
Not a member? Sign Up »