0

NEW PRODUCTS – EL Wire Coin Cell and 1xAAA Mini Inverter

1350_LRG

NEW PRODUCTS – EL Wire Coin Cell and 1xAAA Mini Inverter – Really tiny portable inverters for EL wire. These power off of a single CR2032 coin battery or a single AAA battery (not included!), and can drive up to 50cm / 20 inches of our high-brightness EL wire or 10cm x 1cm long piece of EL tape for 3 hours (or longer if the EL wire is less than 50cm long).

1349_LRG

The 1xAAA Mini Inverter has a switch on the side for selecting steady/blink/off modes and comes with a 2.5mm pitch female JST connector.

1350parts_LRG

The Coin Cell Mini Inverter has a button for selecting steady/blink/off modes and comes with a 2.5mm pitch female JST connector.

1349parts_LRG

Like all inverters we’ve used, the 2000 Hz oscillation is slightly audible. To connect a piece EL wire to this, you’ll want a male connector wire if it isn’t already attached.

Soldering to EL wire is a little tricky but luckily we wrote a detailed step-by-step tutorial!

Technical Details for EL Wire 1xAAA Mini Inverter

  • Size: 26.52mm / 1″ x 50.47mm / 1.98″ x 14.5mm / 0.57″
  • Cable Length: 82.55mm / 3.25″
  • Weight: 14.84g

Technical Details for EL Wire Coin Cell Mini Inverter

  • Size: 23.8mm / 0.9″ x 45.52mm / 1.79″ x 10.21mm / 1.4″
  • Cable Length: 75mm / 2.9″
  • Weight: 10g

In stock and shipping now!


Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, or even use Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for MakeCode, CircuitPython, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.

Join 8,500+ makers on Adafruit’s Discord channels and be part of the community! http://adafru.it/discord

CircuitPython – Python on Microcontrollers is here!

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!

Follow Adafruit on Instagram for top secret new products, behinds the scenes and more https://www.instagram.com/adafruit/


Maker Business — Rethink Robotics closes shop. Long live collaborative robots #makerbusiness

Wearables — Cleaning is key

Electronics — Serial overkill

Biohacking — Biohacking Resources – Books, Talks and Podcasts

Python for Microcontrollers — CircuitPython @ Hackaday SuperCon #ICYMI @circuitpython @micropython @ThePSF #Python

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



1 Comment

  1. Thanks Jeff, I can see that the soldering WILL be a little awkward, as you suggest, in which case your tutorial will be great for someone with my skill levels!

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.