Introduction: Illuminating Namecard

A name card that lights up with USB power.

Circuits are drawn on the card with a circuit marker.

Materials:

AgIC circuit marker set

Surface mount LED

Step 1: Printing Guidelines

Print guidelines on AgIC special paper

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OWJ1M66/

The data to be printed is attached “illuminating_namecard.ai”

Step 2: Cut and Fold

Cut and fold the printed paper.u

Step 3: Draw Circuit and Put LED

Draw silver circuits with AgIC circuit marker

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00OWJ1M66/

along with the dashed lines.

Make sure the line has a gap on which LED is put.

Put a surface mount LED with scotch tape so that it bridges the gap.

Step 4: Lights Up!

Insert it into a USB port. It lights up!

Comments

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seamster (author)2015-01-27

This looks pretty nice! I'm trying to think of some practical uses for this type of light-up card... business cards maybe?

Did you have any specific use in mine when you made this?

author
kakenman (author)seamster2015-01-27

Thanks! I use this for my business card. This always surprises people!

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