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Retired Product

This product has been retired from our catalog and is no longer for sale. This page is made available for those looking for datasheets and the simply curious.

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Description: This is three feet of circuit tape that has been designed for the ELastoLite® electroluminescent line of products. Each package of this tape offers two 0.5mm thick conductive threads spaced 5mm apart. Simply iron this tape onto your e-textile project and it is there for good so make sure you iron it to where you want it!

Though this circuit tape is meant to be used with ELastoLite® products it can be used in a multitude of different applications where ironing circuitry onto articles of clothing would be easier than sewing!

ELastoLite® is a waterproof electroluminescent lamp line that allows you to apply light to any article of clothing or project. Thanks to a 3-dimensional, elastomeric, membranous polymer thick film, this EL line can be applied to almost any surface with no loss to flexibility and movement.

Note: Make sure you check out the Hookup Guide below for ELastoLite® tips and instructions.

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Customer Comments

  • I just received a kit containing this circuit tape. Unfortunately, the tape is not usable, because two layers of film are not holding the conductors inside. The layers are separated and conductors mostly fell out. I tried using an iron to fuse the layers together, but even on the lowest temperature setting, the polymer melts quickly and sticks to the iron.

    • I understand that this reply is a little late, but you can always use a piece of scrap cloth between the iron and the item you are ironing to reduce the risk of it sticking.

  • Has anybody ever looked at the signal integrity on this to determine if it could be used as a sew-able alternative to standard wire? Think WS2801-style…

    • We haven’t looked that far into yet, but we expect it to be fairly similar to our conductive thread if not better.

      I’ll update my comment when we get around to using it for other things.

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