8-Channel EL Shield

Product Code: 0662
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EL wire is flexible plastic cord that glows brightly when high-voltage AC is applied to it. It’s available in numerous colors with cool, and requires very little current, but it can be difficult to work with because of the high-voltage requirements. The EL Shield enables you to implement up to 8 channels of EL wires or tapes in to your project and gives you solution to control the EL wires. With Arduino, you will be able to control 8 EL devices simultaneously and separately. The controlling method is as simple as controlling an LED. Driven by PWM, it can create a colorful and florid effect by controlling each EL wire according to your own programs.

This Shield comes with 4 pcs of EL wire adapters to help you connect the standard EL wires to this Shield. Of course you can purchase more to control up to 8 channels. Please also notice that a 5V inverter is needed for this EL shield.


  • 8-Channel EL Shield x 1
  • Wire Adapter x 4


  • 8 Channels, with Eight opto-isolated, zero-crossing control channels
  • Control EL as easy as turning a LED on and off
  • Compatible with 5V or 3.3V Arduino


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