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post #1 of 10
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How on earth does this stuff work (the stuff they sell over at Xoxide)?

Is it UV-reactive, or do you plug it in to Molex?

Also, does anyone know of a way I can put a picture on the metal side of a case, and have it visible in the dark? Would a backlit wire mesh work?

Thanks.
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post #2 of 10
You plug EL wire into a molex. As for a picture on the "metal side of a case," you could use uv reactive pens, draw the design on then light it with a uv cathode. You could also cut out a design and backlight it from inside the case.
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Yup. I have some of the stuff that i need to get into the case. Some time i'll post some pics of it.

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Thanks.

Any suggestions for the image on the usually-boring metal side?
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A Blue Flame of course.
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How would I get it to show up in the dark?
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OCN Symbol?
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post #8 of 10
maybe use Blue EL Wire and only do the outlines.
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post #9 of 10
Yup--you can form it out of the EL wire. Check my Faqs...I have a section on messing with EL wire.
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