Instructables: exploring - photos - technology - el-wire http://www.instructables.com Sun, 21 Dec 2014 16:46:04 PST BLOX v1.01 EL Wristo http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wristo/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFL/NGI5/HO234K80/FFLNGI5HO234K80.SMALL.jpg janth I got some electroluminescent stuff for an exercise for http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/mcp1314 to play around, which leads to another thing that didn't work well :-) The goal was to make a tron-style clock/wristband (made your own display out of a plain electroluminesence sheet, which i've forgotten...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:16:02 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
Electroluminescent Etch A Sketch http://www.instructables.com/id/Electroluminescent-Etch-A-Sketch/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/WNMZ/HSYO1WX9/FR3WNMZHSYO1WX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/WNMZ/HSYO1WX9/FR3WNMZHSYO1WX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR3/WNMZ/HSYO1WX9/FR3WNMZHSYO1WX9.SMALL.jpg janth Hi, aftergetting some electroluminescent stuff for an exercise for http://hci.rwth-aachen.de/mcp1314 to play around, that's my (first) try to build an electroluminescent EAS (and to make a Instructable :-): I Used: - an Etch A Sketch (quite obvious :-) - electroluminescent foil with a correspond...
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Sat, 16 Nov 2013 06:50:25 PST
EL Wire Skeleton costume lights controlled by an Arduino http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Skeleton-costume-lights-controlled-by-an-A/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/17A1/HNM4FSV4/FW217A1HNM4FSV4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/17A1/HNM4FSV4/FW217A1HNM4FSV4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW2/17A1/HNM4FSV4/FW217A1HNM4FSV4.SMALL.jpg bjarmstr Project Summary: EL wire was sewn to a shirt and pants in a skeleton configuration.  A sensor at each elbow turned that arm's EL wires on/off.  A sensor under each heal  controlled the corresponding leg EL wire.  A fifth sensor controlled the heart.  In normal operation the body (and pelvic bone) re...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 09:31:52 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
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
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
Sound-Activated and Light-Up Accessories http://www.instructables.com/id/Sound-Activated-and-Light-Up-Accessories/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/X4X8/H9T4KZKV/FT0X4X8H9T4KZKV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/X4X8/H9T4KZKV/FT0X4X8H9T4KZKV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT0/X4X8/H9T4KZKV/FT0X4X8H9T4KZKV.SMALL.jpg Sam DeRose I made some EL-wire scarves as Christmas presents several years ago. They both have 'sound activated drivers', which means they light up according to ambient sound intensity. The jacket and hat I made for my high-school's Winter Formal dance. The mesh tank-top I made for a Deadmau5 concert in Octo...
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Thu, 22 Nov 2012 19:20:58 PST
OUR MAKER MOM/WIFE "Sarah Trask" http://www.instructables.com/id/OUR-MAKER-MOMWIFE-Sarah-Trask/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PHME/H5ECNDIQ/F4TPHMEH5ECNDIQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PHME/H5ECNDIQ/F4TPHMEH5ECNDIQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4T/PHME/H5ECNDIQ/F4TPHMEH5ECNDIQ.SMALL.jpg jtrask1 My wife is the greatest wife in the whole world. She has put up with Crazy messes, late nights and  long hours , sparks in the kitchen, paint on well everything, stains, broken toys, horrible smells, burns, cuts, fire in the bath room, latex molds in the bath room for months and so much more. Sarah ...
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Thu, 9 Aug 2012 19:30:30 PDT
volt scaterer http://www.instructables.com/id/volt-scaterer/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/YZND/H05NT76W/FL8YZNDH05NT76W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/YZND/H05NT76W/FL8YZNDH05NT76W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/YZND/H05NT76W/FL8YZNDH05NT76W.SMALL.jpg blazespark this is an invention of i blaze  spark a simple invention try it out MATERIALS a wire a volt meter to add more details you can do a server (modem)and add to it reply to know how to build the modem be audecious to do it don't be crap
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Sun, 25 Mar 2012 08:50:42 PDT
DAFT PUNK TRON (GUY-MANUEL) HELMET, WITH SUIT AND GLOVES http://www.instructables.com/id/DAFT-PUNK-TRON-GUY-MANUEL-HELMET-WITH-SUIT-AND-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LFXO/GWKD43ZD/FUMLFXOGWKD43ZD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LFXO/GWKD43ZD/FUMLFXOGWKD43ZD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/LFXO/GWKD43ZD/FUMLFXOGWKD43ZD.SMALL.jpg domtrofski Hi Guys I am going to attempt to show you how I made my Daft Punk Helmet and suit from the film Tron.  We go to a festival each year that is mainly fancy dress and this year we had an epic task of making these suits. My helmet was fashioned from a Boba Fett Helmet from start wars and 8 months and ...
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Sun, 25 Dec 2011 04:56:47 PST
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
science experiment http://www.instructables.com/id/science-experiment/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/H1HM/GQZJNZCP/FGDH1HMGQZJNZCP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/H1HM/GQZJNZCP/FGDH1HMGQZJNZCP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGD/H1HM/GQZJNZCP/FGDH1HMGQZJNZCP.SMALL.jpg cambob97 this is a simple science experiment to show hydroxycorbonate things needed: clear glass two, 9 inch copper wires baking soda spoon 9 volt battery electrical tape. fill the glass with 3/4 of tap water. add a tsp of baking soda in the water and stir until it dissolves, strip both ends of both wire...
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Tue, 9 Aug 2011 08:42:48 PDT
"Tron" EL Wire Bike Helmet http://www.instructables.com/id/Tron-EL-Wire-Bike-Helmet/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/3KPE/GPBDIMOK/FR93KPEGPBDIMOK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/3KPE/GPBDIMOK/FR93KPEGPBDIMOK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR9/3KPE/GPBDIMOK/FR93KPEGPBDIMOK.SMALL.jpg ChampagneSequins Keep yourself safe and flashy with this bike helmet modification.  Depending on the type of helmet you have, this might not work... my girlfriend has a Bern helmet, and that just seemed too nice to start slicing and drilling, but my Bell Faction model helmet was just dying for an upgrade. This is ...
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Thu, 7 Jul 2011 22:01:40 PDT
EL WIRE BELT http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-WIRE-BELT/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/GTQR/GOW49NX5/F25GTQRGOW49NX5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/GTQR/GOW49NX5/F25GTQRGOW49NX5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F25/GTQR/GOW49NX5/F25GTQRGOW49NX5.SMALL.jpg dreamberry I really wanted a "light up belt" to go with my disco ball mirror pants. I searched the world wide web, but found nothing like what I had pictured in my mind, and since I couldn't possibly live without, I made one. The heart of the thing is a purchased five channel EL wire controller and five EL w...
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Mon, 20 Jun 2011 13:23:04 PDT
Polo shirt with EL Wire and felt oversized logo http://www.instructables.com/id/Polo-shirt-with-EL-Wire-and-felt-oversized-logo-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/7X8Q/GO14M5IX/FA97X8QGO14M5IX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/7X8Q/GO14M5IX/FA97X8QGO14M5IX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/7X8Q/GO14M5IX/FA97X8QGO14M5IX.SMALL.jpg pizzidave So, I was going to a concert and wanted something fun to wear. I look the artist logo and made it oversized and sewed it on a polo shirt and trimmed it with EL wire. Everyone should wear a shirt like this once. Please excuse me for the blurriness and lack of pics in some steps, I did not originally...
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Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:58:21 PDT
EL Wire Jacket http://www.instructables.com/id/EL-Wire-Jacket/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/POLD/GLWQWNC5/FNOPOLDGLWQWNC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/POLD/GLWQWNC5/FNOPOLDGLWQWNC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNO/POLD/GLWQWNC5/FNOPOLDGLWQWNC5.SMALL.jpg noahh I took a workshop on EL wire at a local hackerspace, and this is what I created. It is five feet of El wire hand-sewn  on a jacket. Tada! Picture notes isn't working so here's what I meant to say: Picture one: the stitching is a bit messy, but not visible from afar. Picture two: View of full design...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2011 22:34:27 PDT
My First EL wire t-shirt http://www.instructables.com/id/My-First-EL-wire-t-shirt/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/NN1V/GLWQVMLQ/FJFNN1VGLWQVMLQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/NN1V/GLWQVMLQ/FJFNN1VGLWQVMLQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/NN1V/GLWQVMLQ/FJFNN1VGLWQVMLQ.SMALL.jpg sd2kool4u yes and it only took me 8 hrs. LOL
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Thu, 31 Mar 2011 18:34:57 PDT
Human Powered Night Train http://www.instructables.com/id/Human-Powered-Night-Train-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/5UPA/GKJF7LNC/FD55UPAGKJF7LNC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/5UPA/GKJF7LNC/FD55UPAGKJF7LNC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD5/5UPA/GKJF7LNC/FD55UPAGKJF7LNC.SMALL.jpg rggb This is a human powered parade float for a Christmas night parade. It was built by the Human Powered Vehicle Operators of Ottawa (HPVOoO) http://hpv.tricolour.net . More details can be found on http://hpv.tricolour.net/train.html .  The base platform is a human powered tandem recumbent tricycle towi...
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Thu, 24 Feb 2011 09:01:29 PST
Crazy Hat Day! http://www.instructables.com/id/Crazy-Hat-Day/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/LIVZ/H9G0SZ3L/FOWLIVZH9G0SZ3L.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/LIVZ/H9G0SZ3L/FOWLIVZH9G0SZ3L.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/LIVZ/H9G0SZ3L/FOWLIVZH9G0SZ3L.SMALL.jpg depotdevoid It's been a little while since I published anything.  I've been super busy lately, working on many projects but not finishing much.  So, to satisfy my need to show off what I've been working on, here is the crazy hat I made for my daughter's school's Crazy Hat Day! Most of the materials came from m...
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