Skip to main content

Posts

Featured

What Makes EL Wire Different From Laser Wire™ Systems

We get the question often, what's the difference between Electroluminescent Wire and Laser Wire™? They're both accent lights, right? Well, that's about where the similarities stop. Let's dig into the differences here. We also created a quick video showing the differences side by side (below).

EL Wire has been around since the early 2000s, and is a thin wire that is powder coated with the element of Phosphor. Specialized voltages and frequencies excite the particles inside, creating a beautiful glow. The inside is made up of a copper core wire, and small angel hair wires which create a positive and negative charge for the electrodes to pass through. EL Wire can be cut to nearly any length and can be bent to nearly any shape.

Laser Wire™ systems on the other hand are using specialized optical fibers which transmit light down an extremely thin tube. The entire diameter of the wire is 0.9mm, and the lighted element inside is less than 0.2mm. That's about the size of a …

Latest Posts

Introducing Auralux RGB LED Strip Lighting

Ellumiglow Partners With Lumilor To Distribute EL Paint Across North America

What To Know About LED Video Walls

How To Use LED Strip Lights

Introducing VynEL™ - Specialized EL Lighting For Wearables

Introducing Tinko: The World's First 5V Smart EL Inverter

Laser Wire Displayed in Mashable's Deadmau5 Webcast

Inside Look At OpalDrive : The Worlds Most Robust Laser Wire Module

Introducing OpalDrive: The World's First Laser Wire System

Laser Wire Retail Packaging Lighting Demo/Install