Guest Tutorial: EL Wire Sound Reactive Costume

SparkFun and Jen FoxBot are working together to create a series of citizen science related tutorials geared toward beginners, as well as seasoned makers.


It’s the darkest time of the year, and sometimes you need to take matters into your own hands and add a little more light to your days. That’s where our newest tutorial from Jen FoxBot comes in! Using EL Wire, the SparkFun Sound Detector and the EL Sequencer, you can create a custom outfit that flashes to the rhythm of ambient sound, including music, clapping, and talking. Check it out!

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Sound Reactive EL Wire Costume

December 31, 2015

Learn how to make your EL wire costumes sound reactive in this project tutorial.

She also created a helpful video to go along with the project, so be sure to watch below if you plan to build your own!

You can find more of Jen FoxBot’s projects on her blog and YouTube channel.

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