Illuminating Namecard




Introduction: Illuminating Namecard

A name card that lights up with USB power.

Circuits are drawn on the card with a circuit marker.


AgIC circuit marker set

Surface mount LED

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Step 1: Printing Guidelines

Print guidelines on AgIC special paper

The data to be printed is attached “”

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

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!

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    2 Discussions


    5 years ago on Introduction

    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?


    Reply 5 years ago on Introduction

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