Step 3: Electronics

 First of all, I'm sorry for the bad picture of the circuit board.

The first image is how I did my circuit board.
The power supply is 9 volts.
The blue spots are my resistors, 100 Ohms each*
The red spots are LEDs. The color of my LEDs are blue so the voltage drop was 3.0 - 3.5 Volts per LED. When making your own LED array use the chart underneath to calculate the voltage drop**.

Red              1.8 - 2.1V
Orange        2.2V
Yellow         2.4V
Green          2.6V
Blue             3.0 - 3.5V
White           3.0 - 3.5V

*Use the amount of Ohm's appropriate to your circuit
**Approximate voltage

Cool idea, but wouldn't it be easier just to add some glow in the dark paint or tape? Considering the LED will only be visible in the dark anyway.
<p>The easiest thing would be to go to thirdkindbeyond.com</p>
Recently I came across Flatwire and Tapewire, both of which are meant for low profile wiring, would fit easily under grip tape or even just on the underside your board.
...not for nothing but why not use El wire? around the edge with clear wheels it would look alot like a hoverboard<br />
I've been wanting to use EL wire on my longboard for a while or at least light up my wheels. Unfortunately they don't stay clear for long after getting scuffed up and discolored from usual wear. I'm currently opting to use LED's that are much brighter than most EL wire and easier mount away from possible damage. Either way you still get a nice under-glow effect when riding at night.
Good idea but I live in China and i can't be bothered to buy online =p<br /> It would be cool thou
what that picture with the leds shows me thats it's not road safe it shows me drivers are probably saying what the @%$&amp; is that
If you use conductive paint you wouldn't need the duct tape. not that duct tape isn't awesome, but it may not be up to the task of protecting wires from the wear and tear they experience on a skateboard. But this way you could paint your circuits anywhere you want, such as around the outside edge of the board.<br />
&nbsp;I thought of that... I also though of using copper plates cut into smaller bits and putting them under the grip tape so that nothing would be visible.

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