Instructables: exploring - technology - el-wire - wire http://www.instructables.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 00:44:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 Protect your iPhone's Sync Cable http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-your-Charger-from-getting-Broken/
Protect your iPhone's Sync Cable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ1/JUQA/HUYLSGDP/FZ1JUQAHUYLSGDP.SMALL.jpg bautistajarom In this instructable, I will be teaching you on how to Convert your regular iPhone cable wire into a strong iPhone Cable wire! Gather the things needed. We will need:1) your bare hands.2) 1 iphone 5/5s usb wire.3) 1 spring metal. (From a Spring Ballpen) Rolling the Spring to the wire. We will ...
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Fri, 9 May 2014 00:04:53 PDT
Blinking el wire Bike Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Blinking-el-wire-Bike-Lights/
Blinking el wire Bike Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/W3S2/HSKUZIKO/F40W3S2HSKUZIKO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/W3S2/HSKUZIKO/F40W3S2HSKUZIKO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/W3S2/HSKUZIKO/F40W3S2HSKUZIKO.SMALL.jpg sf49ers This is my first el wire project (like I'll have a second, lol). I  hope I'm not the only one thinking my bike looks like a tron bike, lol! Getting Started What you need:  -3m el wire (I used blue)- RadioShack- $9.99 on clearance  -Battery powered inverter for el wire, tape, or panel- ...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 20:36:34 PDT
Omnidirectional Signaling with EL Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Omnidirectional-Signaling-with-EL-Wire/
Omnidirectional Signaling with EL Wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/FRRS/HS7QKHJD/FSDFRRSHS7QKHJD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/FRRS/HS7QKHJD/FSDFRRSHS7QKHJD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/FRRS/HS7QKHJD/FSDFRRSHS7QKHJD.SMALL.jpg hydrotron The objective of this Instructable is to create an EL Wire beacon / indicator. EL Wire, or Electroluminescent wire is a thin copper wire coated in a phosphor which glows when AC current is applied to it.  Tools required - Pliers - Knife or scissors - flexible plastic hosing (I always knew it as th...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 20:30:25 PST
El Wire Easy Foam Board Logos and Words for all skill levels http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Wire-Easy-Foam-Board-Logos-and-Words-for-all-sk/
El Wire Easy Foam Board Logos and Words for all skill levels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/4906/HQS4ZL7E/FQ04906HQS4ZL7E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/4906/HQS4ZL7E/FQ04906HQS4ZL7E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ0/4906/HQS4ZL7E/FQ04906HQS4ZL7E.SMALL.jpg edmondslibrarian El Wire is awesome! However the majority of common El Wire uses require sewing skills. Sewing is not a skill commonly possessed by school age users any more. This Instructable seeks to offer an alternative to sewing: Foam board. This instructable seeks to introduce beginning users to El Wire with a...
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Fri, 24 Jan 2014 16:54:23 PST
EL Wire Cowboy Boots http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Cowboy-Boots/
EL Wire Cowboy Boots - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/HWE1/HQ5MHQUI/FCEHWE1HQ5MHQUI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/HWE1/HQ5MHQUI/FCEHWE1HQ5MHQUI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCE/HWE1/HQ5MHQUI/FCEHWE1HQ5MHQUI.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura This EL Wire Cowboy Boot Project is probably the coolest wearable technology piece I have made to date, although LED Shoulder Pads is a close second still. EL Wire is probably one of the most inspiring materials I have worked with in a long time. It has so much potential to make anything awesomer ...
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Tue, 7 Jan 2014 14:44:01 PST
El Wire Clothing - Comfortable, Durable, Washable http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Wire-Clothing-Comfortable-Durable-Washable/
El Wire Clothing - Comfortable, Durable, Washable - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/DUZS/HPZ0VYCG/FVADUZSHPZ0VYCG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/DUZS/HPZ0VYCG/FVADUZSHPZ0VYCG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVA/DUZS/HPZ0VYCG/FVADUZSHPZ0VYCG.SMALL.jpg ColonialViper El wire is a great material for lighting clothing, but poses a few problems for long term use and wear.  While using it on outerwear and accessories sometimes eliminates the need for serious washing of the material, opting for other types of clothing can limit re usability.  If you want an article o...
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Fri, 3 Jan 2014 01:20:41 PST
EL Crown http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Crown/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/IZRA/HO234JOS/FG3IZRAHO234JOS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/IZRA/HO234JOS/FG3IZRAHO234JOS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG3/IZRA/HO234JOS/FG3IZRAHO234JOS.SMALL.jpg janth I got some electroluminescent stuff for an exercise for http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/mcp1314 to play around, so just for fun: a crown made from EL Wire, which either automatic switched on, if it's dark (photoresistor), or toggles between red and blue corresponding to the temperature of a thermistor, or...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 10:12:50 PST
EL Wire Infinity Pong Table http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Infinity-Pong-Table/
EL Wire Infinity Pong Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/G8NT/HNXRRFO9/FJAG8NTHNXRRFO9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/G8NT/HNXRRFO9/FJAG8NTHNXRRFO9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJA/G8NT/HNXRRFO9/FJAG8NTHNXRRFO9.SMALL.jpg skyybaby I decided to make an awesome pong table for my new house. Gotta love College Life! Parts List: -Fold-Up Plastic Table -EL wire of your choice -Driver for the wire of your choice I Highly recommend coolneon.com -mirror clips to hold wire -2"x 4"s for border -1"4" to border Acrylic Glass -Sheet of Ac...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 19:57:39 PST
Easy And Cheap Guitar Light Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-And-Cheap-Guitar-Light-Mod/
Easy And Cheap Guitar Light Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/CSOD/HNSDYL6Q/F9FCSODHNSDYL6Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/CSOD/HNSDYL6Q/F9FCSODHNSDYL6Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/CSOD/HNSDYL6Q/F9FCSODHNSDYL6Q.SMALL.jpg mulrich125 Hey guys here is my entry in the make it glow contest, it's simple and easy but definitely turns heads :) enjoy! Materials: Alright there are only a couple of things we need to get before we can start,A guitar with a pick guard (I'm using one I'm in the process of building now)About 2m or 6 feet...
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Sat, 9 Nov 2013 16:53:19 PST
Glowing EL Wire Jacket! http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-EL-Wire-Jacket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VXBG/HN6BSYRD/FUQVXBGHN6BSYRD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VXBG/HN6BSYRD/FUQVXBGHN6BSYRD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUQ/VXBG/HN6BSYRD/FUQVXBGHN6BSYRD.SMALL.jpg Matt Carl A quick and easy EL wire jacket! This can be used for a Halloween costume, safety while riding a bike, or just style points! Will only require about an hour of time and minimal sewing skills. Let me know if you have any questions!  Materials List: EL Wire (can find anywhere online) Sewing ...
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:40:13 PDT
Dimming EL wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Dimming-EL-wire/
Dimming EL wire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/A3U0/HMMF94CH/FLBA3U0HMMF94CH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/A3U0/HMMF94CH/FLBA3U0HMMF94CH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLB/A3U0/HMMF94CH/FLBA3U0HMMF94CH.SMALL.jpg rikkkurd Electroluminescent wire is a thin copper wire coated in a phosphor, which glows when an alternating current (100V) is applied. Unlike a LED strip it’s not a series of point but an unbroken line of visible light in all 360 degrees. The brightness of this technique is sufficient for the applica...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:34:41 PDT
Control EL Wire with an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/Control-EL-Wire-with-an-Arduino/
Control EL Wire with an Arduino - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UALD/HMF6RCR9/FITUALDHMF6RCR9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UALD/HMF6RCR9/FITUALDHMF6RCR9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIT/UALD/HMF6RCR9/FITUALDHMF6RCR9.SMALL.jpg The Electrodog Show In this instructable I will show you how to control EL Wire with an Arduino.  What you will need: EL Wire and Inverter - I recommend http://ez-el.com/ez-el-wire/10ft-ez-el-wire-3v-inverter-kit/ Arduino or any micro controller that can control a relay SPDT Micromini Relay 5V - I recommend Radio Shack...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 18:41:24 PDT
El-wire keyboard backlight http://www.instructables.com/id/El-wire-keyboard-backlight/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/4NCY/HH2VXH8U/FD14NCYHH2VXH8U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/4NCY/HH2VXH8U/FD14NCYHH2VXH8U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD1/4NCY/HH2VXH8U/FD14NCYHH2VXH8U.SMALL.jpg Tkdwn Tnx to gigafide for the instructions.
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Sun, 26 May 2013 05:18:49 PDT
Electroluminescent Boat Navigation Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroluminescent-Boat-Navigation-Lights/
Electroluminescent Boat Navigation Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/NIO8/HAWBWIXS/FVKNIO8HAWBWIXS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/NIO8/HAWBWIXS/FVKNIO8HAWBWIXS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVK/NIO8/HAWBWIXS/FVKNIO8HAWBWIXS.SMALL.jpg als_liahona For more than 170 years, the law has requires red (port) and green (starboard) navigation lights on powered marine vehicles operated at night.  Most basic navigation lights include a single bulb behind colored red and green plastic lenses.  Generally this is sufficient, but after being told by other...
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Tue, 1 Jan 2013 01:23:58 PST
Light up Eiffel Tower Framed Poster http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-up-Eiffel-Tower-Framed-Poster/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3MA2/HBBCIEA8/FPH3MA2HBBCIEA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3MA2/HBBCIEA8/FPH3MA2HBBCIEA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPH/3MA2/HBBCIEA8/FPH3MA2HBBCIEA8.SMALL.jpg sd2kool4u It's a poster backed with el-panels connected to an DC to AC adapter. Adapter- http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=330680937588&ssPageName=ADME:X:AAQ:US:1123 http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=230652915304&ssPageName=STRK:MERFB:IID Panel- http://cgi.ebay.com/ws...
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Mon, 31 Dec 2012 08:42:02 PST
Make an EL Wire Cap http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Cap/
Make an EL Wire Cap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1ILP/H9G0W5RD/FO41ILPH9G0W5RD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1ILP/H9G0W5RD/FO41ILPH9G0W5RD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FO4/1ILP/H9G0W5RD/FO41ILPH9G0W5RD.SMALL.jpg Wackey Alex With the year drawing to a close and the impending apocalypse I decided to add some EL Wire to a cap for celebrations like New Year and the end of the world so my friends and family can find me in a crowd and generally look awesome. If they had caps in TRON, this is what I think they might look lik...
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Tue, 13 Nov 2012 17:26:36 PST
EZ-EL July 4th Independence Day Hat! Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/July-4th-Independence-Day-EZ-EL-Wire-Hat-Step-By-/
EZ-EL July 4th Independence Day Hat! Step-By-Step Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/GUGS/H461SOA8/FLHGUGSH461SOA8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/GUGS/H461SOA8/FLHGUGSH461SOA8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLH/GUGS/H461SOA8/FLHGUGSH461SOA8.SMALL.jpg ezelwire Get ready for 4th of July with EZ-EL's Independence Day Hat! Take our red, white, and blue EL wire and make your own July 4th hat. Its great for the whole July 4th weekend! Wear it, show your patriotism, and have fun with it! Feel free to change out the colors and the design to make it your own! E...
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Tue, 3 Jul 2012 10:44:34 PDT
EZ-EL Wire Glow in the Dark Shorts! Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-EL-Wire-Shorts/
EZ-EL Wire Glow in the Dark Shorts! Step-By-Step Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YWV0/H3Z3KFTJ/F9LYWV0H3Z3KFTJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YWV0/H3Z3KFTJ/F9LYWV0H3Z3KFTJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9L/YWV0/H3Z3KFTJ/F9LYWV0H3Z3KFTJ.SMALL.jpg ezelwire Here is a pair of shorts decked out with EZ-EL Wire! Have fun with it, be creative, and dazzle at the next party you attend! If you like tutorials like this, get more inspiration at: https://ez-el.com/tutorials Enter coupon code INSTshorts at checkout for a discount! Materials: Translucent Thr...
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Thu, 28 Jun 2012 12:38:11 PDT
EZ-EL Wire Glow in the Dark Skateboard Step-By-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Skateboard/
EZ-EL Wire Glow in the Dark Skateboard Step-By-Step Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/SMTC/H3QEXGZZ/F5WSMTCH3QEXGZZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/SMTC/H3QEXGZZ/F5WSMTCH3QEXGZZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5W/SMTC/H3QEXGZZ/F5WSMTCH3QEXGZZ.SMALL.jpg ezelwire Here is a skateboard decked out with EL Wire. This is a really fun DIY project, especially for skating/longboarding at night. Have fun and be creative! If you like tutorials like this, get more inspiration at http://www.ez-el.com/tutorials Enter coupon code INSTskateboard at checkout for a discoun...
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Sat, 23 Jun 2012 08:53:53 PDT
EZ-EL Wire Tutu & Shirt Step-by-Step Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Tutu-Shirt-Step-by-Step-Tutorial/
EZ-EL Wire Tutu & Shirt Step-by-Step Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4O7I/H3QF5OBS/FDZ4O7IH3QF5OBS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4O7I/H3QF5OBS/FDZ4O7IH3QF5OBS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDZ/4O7I/H3QF5OBS/FDZ4O7IH3QF5OBS.SMALL.jpg ezelwire Here is a skirt decked out with EL wire. It can be used for fun events like Halloween, a night dance performance, or a party. The EL wire is attached under each layers of tulle to give a groovy look. There are different colors to create a color scheme, and the inverter is attached to the elastic was...
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Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:54:06 PDT
EL Wire: Daisy Chaining Different Colors http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Daisy-Chaining-Different-Colors/
EL Wire: Daisy Chaining Different Colors - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/5IEC/H006CAYI/F2Z5IECH006CAYI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/5IEC/H006CAYI/F2Z5IECH006CAYI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2Z/5IEC/H006CAYI/F2Z5IECH006CAYI.SMALL.jpg LegoBrickMaster7 I've been interested in trying out some EL Wire for a long time, so I finally caved in and ordered a "20 Foot Grab Bag" from thatscoolwire.com. Along with it, I made sure to order an inverter that would power about 20-25 feet of wire. While I patiently waited for my order to arrive, it became appar...
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Tue, 20 Mar 2012 01:16:32 PDT
EL Wire Cube Sculpture http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Cube-Sculpture/
EL Wire Cube Sculpture - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KF61/GZGBNPFP/F1PKF61GZGBNPFP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KF61/GZGBNPFP/F1PKF61GZGBNPFP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/KF61/GZGBNPFP/F1PKF61GZGBNPFP.SMALL.jpg nicole.allard Materials: 7x7x3/4" steel plate 10' of 3/4" square steel tubing 5 colors of el wire, each color is a single strand approximately 8ft, each color forms a "band" of parallel strands, 10 strands wide, each strand is 2.2mm thick EL Wire splitter 5-output 12 VDC EL Wire inverter capable of lighting 27-4...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 22:35:13 PST
El Fiasco http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Fiasco/
El Fiasco - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/GM6J/GZHJVIZD/FEGGM6JGZHJVIZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/GM6J/GZHJVIZD/FEGGM6JGZHJVIZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEG/GM6J/GZHJVIZD/FEGGM6JGZHJVIZD.SMALL.jpg Grissini This piece of fan art is inspired by my favorite Hip-Hop artist, Lupe Fiasco.  Lupe didn't win the Grammy for Best Album or Record of the Year, but he has won fanatical Art by me!( Much more important than a Grandma Award).  So with that preface, I present El Fiasco, el-wire tribute art.     Parts...
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Mon, 5 Mar 2012 20:59:36 PST
My Light Up Tron Shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Light-Up-Tron-Shoes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/GU6U/GXUZN0KT/FKHGU6UGXUZN0KT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/GU6U/GXUZN0KT/FKHGU6UGXUZN0KT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKH/GU6U/GXUZN0KT/FKHGU6UGXUZN0KT.SMALL.jpg sd2kool4u This is pretty simple, all you have to do is buy or solder (i solder my own) some el-wire and sew it onto whatever shoes you want then connect the driver to the el-wire and your done. Pretty simple right? and please follow me on twitter @sd2kool4u
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Sun, 29 Jan 2012 12:35:06 PST
How to Send Data by Light: Fiber Optics [Updated] http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Send-Data-by-Light-Fiber-Optics/
How to Send Data by Light: Fiber Optics [Updated] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/42MI/GU7FXUSW/FRI42MIGU7FXUSW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/42MI/GU7FXUSW/FRI42MIGU7FXUSW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRI/42MI/GU7FXUSW/FRI42MIGU7FXUSW.SMALL.jpg iScience We've using copper wires for sending signals on 20st Century. Now we are in 21st century! In this tutorial, Im going to show you how to send information by LIGHT using Fiber Optics. Friends, Welcome to the 21st Century! Some of you will be thinking, Why not use our good old friend Copper Wire? Frie...
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Fri, 28 Oct 2011 01:00:26 PDT
Love Gun http://www.instructables.com/id/Love-Gun/
Love Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/YO1E/GS3BEDHE/FANYO1EGS3BEDHE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/YO1E/GS3BEDHE/FANYO1EGS3BEDHE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAN/YO1E/GS3BEDHE/FANYO1EGS3BEDHE.SMALL.jpg iminthebathroom The LOVE GUN was created as a wedding gift for a loving couple that was to be married; originally I was just going to do the ubiquitous gift of money or some 70’s fondue set, until inspiration struck.  Hiram, the groom, in addition to many things was a published fantasy writer.  All though a class...
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Fri, 30 Sep 2011 13:00:11 PDT
EL wire Sign board for Salon http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-wire-Sign-board-for-Salon/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/8ZFN/GRFND61Q/FR88ZFNGRFND61Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/8ZFN/GRFND61Q/FR88ZFNGRFND61Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR8/8ZFN/GRFND61Q/FR88ZFNGRFND61Q.SMALL.jpg slwthr Items you want : Soldering iron , solder wire , EL wires, EL wire Inverter, Heat shrink tubes , glue gun , cutter, insulation tape, wires , perspex board, Black mat Vinyl for the board EL wires and EL wire inverter bought from Ebay. Steps: first Cut your Perspex board for your board size, and pas...
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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 10:57:45 PDT
Neon Kicks - EL wire shoes http://www.instructables.com/id/Neon-Pumps/
Neon Kicks - EL wire shoes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3PPM/GP7IRYB8/FK13PPMGP7IRYB8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3PPM/GP7IRYB8/FK13PPMGP7IRYB8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK1/3PPM/GP7IRYB8/FK13PPMGP7IRYB8.SMALL.jpg wealeybin I bought some super sweet shoes in Tokyo earlier this year. Very cool shoes. But I found myself wondering how much cooler could these shoes be? Parts and Tools What you decide to attach your EL wire to will ultimately dictate what tools and materials you will need. That said, the three main it...
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Wed, 22 Jun 2011 07:30:50 PDT
MickeyTron Lunacy: Homemade El-Wire Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/MickeyTron-Lunacy-Homemade-El-Wire-Costumes/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/NB5Y/GLWQVON4/FK7NB5YGLWQVON4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/NB5Y/GLWQVON4/FK7NB5YGLWQVON4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK7/NB5Y/GLWQVON4/FK7NB5YGLWQVON4.SMALL.jpg ABOMIBOT My partner and I made lighted costumes that mash up Tron: Legacy and Disney Dorkdom.  This video details how the costumes were designed and created with over 200 feet of battery-powered EL-Wire (EL for electroluminescent). You can see more video, Tron Legacy poster parodies and tons of photos at: h...
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Fri, 1 Apr 2011 05:08:31 PDT
EL Wire Bracelet http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Bracelet/
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By: Lorenzo M

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Mon, 11 Oct 2010 16:16:05 PDT
Granite and EL Wire http://www.instructables.com/id/Granite-and-EL-Wire/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X8OK/GELSC1R8/F9VX8OKGELSC1R8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X8OK/GELSC1R8/F9VX8OKGELSC1R8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9V/X8OK/GELSC1R8/F9VX8OKGELSC1R8.SMALL.jpg sensoryhouse I wanted to create something cool and original using natural stone and el wire.  Here is what I came up with.  I'm not too excited about the finished piece but it gave me some cool ideas for the next round. Enjoy!
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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 18:42:23 PDT
Removable EL wire art panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Removable-EL-wire-art-panels/
Removable EL wire art panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DIS6/GCJ10J51/FV5DIS6GCJ10J51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DIS6/GCJ10J51/FV5DIS6GCJ10J51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV5/DIS6/GCJ10J51/FV5DIS6GCJ10J51.SMALL.jpg SewLolita how to make Glow-art panels that can be attached to any garment (or bare skin, if you use a body-safe adhesive). The semi-rigid backing allows more detail in designs, without risk of distortion, and hides ‘extra’ EL wire connections (which are needed when a design calls for sharp points and juncture...
By: SewLolita

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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 23:22:52 PDT
Make your own EL wire at home http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-EL-wire-at-home/
Make your own EL wire at home - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/WQ9W/GCX4PZ1K/FHHWQ9WGCX4PZ1K.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/WQ9W/GCX4PZ1K/FHHWQ9WGCX4PZ1K.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/WQ9W/GCX4PZ1K/FHHWQ9WGCX4PZ1K.SMALL.jpg JeriEllsworth I loved all the Instructables entered in the EL wire contest, but since I really like to explore the science and engineering behind such beautiful creations, I thought I'd share how I made my own electroluminescent wire at home. You may have already seen some of my other hacks, like how I made trans...
By: JeriEllsworth

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Sun, 15 Aug 2010 19:05:15 PDT
How To Make A Backlit Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Make-A-Backlit-Keyboard/
How To Make A Backlit Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/0VX7/GCI8KD7O/FUM0VX7GCI8KD7O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/0VX7/GCI8KD7O/FUM0VX7GCI8KD7O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/0VX7/GCI8KD7O/FUM0VX7GCI8KD7O.SMALL.jpg gigafide In this instructible, we will be making a backlit keyboard using a usb-enabled keyboard and some el-wire. 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 - Screwdriver Technically, you can u...
By: gigafide

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Mon, 9 Aug 2010 21:22:42 PDT
El Wire Backpack! http://www.instructables.com/id/El-Wire-Backpack/
El Wire Backpack! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NBA5/GC4G1B2F/FWWNBA5GC4G1B2F.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NBA5/GC4G1B2F/FWWNBA5GC4G1B2F.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/NBA5/GC4G1B2F/FWWNBA5GC4G1B2F.SMALL.jpg chaoschao99 Schools coming just around the corner, and all you have is a bland not so fun backpack...let's change that! In this Instructable you will be making your very own Electroluminescent  wire (a.k.a. El wire) backpack! Tools Needed: *Knife or Scissors *Needle Materials Needed: *Fishing wire *Backpack *...
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Mon, 2 Aug 2010 21:05:03 PDT
Add EL wire to a hat! http://www.instructables.com/id/Add-EL-wire-to-a-hat/
Add EL wire to a hat! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PXO8/G23UTWUP/FCHPXO8G23UTWUP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PXO8/G23UTWUP/FCHPXO8G23UTWUP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCH/PXO8/G23UTWUP/FCHPXO8G23UTWUP.SMALL.jpg Zem Hello everyone! Firstly, I would like to thank Enlighted for their Instructable on adding EL wire to clothes, it helped me out a bunch with this. Check it out: www.instructables.com/id/how-to-add-EL-wire-to-a-coat-or-other-garment/ Now, read on! Supplies. Okay, you'll need:A hat, I used a chea...
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Tue, 17 Nov 2009 16:22:37 PST
how to add EL wire to a coat or other garment http://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-add-EL-wire-to-a-coat-or-other-garment/
how to add EL wire to a coat or other garment - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/2UJ2/FHOHI6CA/F692UJ2FHOHI6CA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/2UJ2/FHOHI6CA/F692UJ2FHOHI6CA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F69/2UJ2/FHOHI6CA/F692UJ2FHOHI6CA.SMALL.jpg enlighted As a lighted costume designer, I get a lot of questions from people who want to know how to make their own EL wire costumes. I don't have time to help everyone individually, so I thought I'd consolidate my advice into one instructable. Hopefully this will help you understand the steps involved in t...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2008 21:53:02 PDT