CYBER MONDAY SALE - Get 15% off! Use the code CYBERMONDAY15 on checkout *some restrictions apply.

September 22, 2009 AT 2:00 am

Making an Edge-lit acrylic sign

Some handy tips and results in the Adafruit customer forums on making an edge-lit acrylic sign. Looks like LED tape is the way to go!

Check out all the Circuit Playground Episodes! Our new kid’s show and subscribe!

Have an amazing project to share? Join the SHOW-AND-TELL every Wednesday night at 7:30pm ET on Google+ Hangouts.

Join us every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for Ask an Engineer!

Learn resistor values with Mho’s Resistance or get the best electronics calculator for engineers “Circuit Playground”Adafruit’s Apps!

Maker Business — “Finally — some data on whether crowdfunding is a good investment or not”

Wearables — Sample code is your new best friend

Electronics — Meaningful gains

Get the only spam-free daily newsletter about wearables, running a "maker business", electronic tips and more! Subscribe at !


  1. Could also be used to edge-light multi-touch screens that use infrared FTIR (frustrated total internal reflection)?

  2. Yes, LED tape is awesome. For the “Crystal Monster” piece I worked on recently ( ), we used about 70 meters of RGB LED tape.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.