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May 1, 2013 AT 3:58 pm

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

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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).

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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.

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

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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

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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!

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