Light-up Shoes - NEED HELP! Answered
I am trying to make a pair of shoes that light up when the wearer is either moving or when pressure is applied.
I am using EL wire and a driver to power it. At first I was using a tilt switch taped on the outside as a prototype. The method worked great, except the spot on the shoe ended up being too stressful on the component and the lead snapped of the tilt switch.
Any suggestions on how to make (or where to buy) a motion or pressure activated switch that is compact and cheap that would close the circuit when desired pressure or motion is applied that would open when the wearer is at rest? If it is a pressure or bending switch I will just place it on the inside of the shoe.