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EL Wire Coin Cell Mini Inverter

SKU: ADA1350

$10.00 AUD, inc GST
$9.09 AUD, exc GST

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EL Wire Coin Cell Mini Inverter

SKU: ADA1350

$10.00 AUD, inc GST
$9.09 AUD, exc GST

Retired Product


  • $6.95 Standard (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 Express (Overnight*, tracked)
  • $3 Economy Post* (3-7 days, no tracking)
  • FREE Pickup (Newcastle only)

Shipping costs may increase for heavy products or large orders.

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page.

*Conditions apply, see shipping tab below.

This product has been retired and kept here for reference.

Warning: This product requires a button battery to operate which is hazardous to young children. Do not use this product for projects that are potentially accessible to young children.

A really tiny portable inverter for EL wire. Powers off of a single CR2032 coin battery (not included!), it can drive up to 50cm / 20 inches of Adafruit's 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). There is a button for selecting steady/blink/off modes. Comes with a 2.5mm pitch female JST connector. Like all inverters Adafruit have used, the 2000 Hz oscillation is slightly audible.

This inverter can only power 10 CENTIMETERS (2.5 INCHES) of 1cm wide tape or a 3cm x 3cm / 1.25" x 1.25" piece of EL panel

To connect a piece EL wire to this, you'll want a male connector wire

Soldering to EL wire is a little tricky but luckily Adafruit wrote a detailed step-by-step tutorial!

EL Wire Coin Cell Mini Inverter (2:14)

Technical Details


  • Dimensions: 46mm x 24mm x 10mm / 1.8" x .9" x .4"
  • Cable Length: 75mm / 3.0"
  • Weight: 10g

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Documentation and Resources:
  • The Maker Revolution
  • The Maker Revolution celebrates the creation of new devices and the modification of existing ones - the transition from a consumer buying goods to eventually having a major part in their creation. The Maker Revolution places strong emphasis on free (...

Product Comments

Exact shipping can be calculated on the view cart page (no login required).

We deliver Australia-wide with these options:

  • $3 for Small Items (3-7 days, not tracked, only available on selected small items)
  • $6.95 for Standard Post (2-4 days, tracked)
  • $8.95 for Express Post (Overnight for Australia Post Next Day Network, tracked)
  • Pickup - Free! Only available to customers who live in the Newcastle region (only after we email you to notify your order is ready)

International Orders - the following rates are for New Zealand and will vary for other countries:

  • $11.49 for Pack and Track (3+ days, tracked)
  • $16.50 for Express International (2-5 days, tracked)

If you order lots of gear, the postage amount might increment based on the weight of your order.

Our physical address:

Unit 18, 132 Garden Grove Parade
NSW, 2289

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