Introduction: ON-OFF Switch Bow
This is an idea if you want to add an ON-OFF switch to a wearable electronic garment without adding a mechanical switch.
1. Conductive tape (you can find it here). This tape has the peculiarity of having steel fibers mixed with polyester fibers.
3. A low power electric/electronic circuit you want to turn on and off
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Cut two pieces of tape, each one about 12 inches (30 cm) long. They might be longer if desired.
Connect one end of the first piece of tape to a power generator or battery, 5V is enough. Connect one end of the other piece of tape to the other pole of the battery/generator i.e. via an LED. See picture.
Be sure you connected the LED with the right polarity.
Now tie the two ends together with a bow. The electricity will flow through the bow and turn you circuit on! To switch your device off, just undo the knot.
PLEASE NOTE: this is a switch for low currents and low voltages only!