These EL Wire Glasses Would be Kanye-approved

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These EL Wire Glasses Would be Kanye-approved
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For New Years Eve, Ch00f built these EL Wire shutter shades which use an analog circuit to react to sound like a VU meter. He’s posted full build details including schematics and tips for dealing with EL Wire, which he found to be the trickiest part of the project. [via Hack A Day]

6 thoughts on “These EL Wire Glasses Would be Kanye-approved

  1. Anonymous says:

    soundtrack NSFW or mini-Makers

    1. Anonymous says:

      Thanks for the heads up.

  2. comfortablethousand says:

    Instead of making a custom circuit, this can be done by using the
    inverter from one of those sound-activated “equalizer” T-shirts (aka
    T-qualizer). All you have to do is make a connector for the EL wire then
    connect it to the inverter. The inverter and panel without the T-shirt
    only cost about $7 at dealextreme.

    This link explains it in detail:

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Matt Richardson is a San Francisco-based creative technologist and Contributing Editor at MAKE. He’s the co-author of Getting Started with Raspberry Pi and the author of Getting Started with BeagleBone.

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