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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 - ...
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 remove the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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’t forget where ...
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.
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