wire, aka EL wire, glow wire, neon string, is flexible electric wire
that glows brightly and can be used virtually anywhere.
Available in a wide range of
colors, EL wire can be powered by
batteries, car/boat electricity, or household current.
EL wire is now being used for
decorating parties/events, modding computer cases, raves,
detailing cars, hobbies, Halloween costumes, stage props, toys,
safety enhancements, military applications, signs/advertising, art,
and many other uses.
white, purple, blue, blue-green, aqua, lime, yellow, orange, red, pink
Available sizes: 1.2mm
(angel hair), 2.3mm, 2.5mm (standard), 3.2mm, 5mm
AA driver with short length of
pink el wire
(takes two AA batteries)
Basic facts about
also referred to as el wire, glowstring, glowwire, or neon string, must
alternating current in
order to light up. Powering el wire with
batteries is done through the use
of inverters, also referred to as drivers.. EL wire Inverters/drivers
change the direct current from the
batteries into alternating current. Different inverters are
available for different applications,
on the length of electroluminescent wire and the power source be used. Some
inverters / drivers have
sequencers and can power several different strands of el wire, turning
them on and off in the desired sequennce.
NeonString carries a variety of drivers and sequencers.
Electroluminescent wire can be soldered end to end if necessary.
El wire can be cut to a shorter length simply using wire cutters.
NeonString is located in the Houston area, but will ship
anywhere in the USA.
If you are in the Houston area, please contact me to inquire
about purchasing locally to save on shipping.
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