Sound Activated Adaptable Driver for 5 to 20 meters EL Wire




This is a Sound Activated Driver that’s part of our Adaptable range so it has a number of power inputs available

The Driver will run between 5 to 20 metres of EL Wire

and will light up reacting to sound, there is a sensitivity dial for the Sound Activated response

As explained in detail below, these Adaptable Drivers are very versatile with a whole selection of Power inputs (Mains, Batteries, Direct 12V etc)

Its dimensions are:8cm X 5cm X 3cm (LxWxH)

Weight 79g

EL Driver Options:

We have found it is impossible to guess how you will be using the EL Wire, EL Tape and Drivers, so you will see on this website we have tried to give you as many choices as possible.

This driver is no exception as it also has a range of power inputs that hopefully cover most uses:


12v small adaptable driver

If you have your own 12V 5.5mm/2.1mm input you want to use or you may be using the 2 way power supply splitter that lets you use 2 drivers off one battery (available below)


2) Crocodile Clips

crocodile clips

Perfect if you already have your own 12V battery to run this driver


3) 8xAA Battery Box


This 8xAA Battery Box will plug straight into the driver. It is fairly large (126mm X 72mm X 18mm) but will make this EL Driver portable




4) 3 x 18650 Rechargeable Battery Box


This 3 x 18650 Rechargeable Battery Box will plug straight into the driver. It is fairly large (63mm X 58mm X 30mm) and the leads for the output are 15cm long but will make this EL Driver portable.


5) Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

rechargable li-ion battery

Much smaller and lighter than the Battery Box, these powerful Li-ion batteries come in a range of sizes

1800mAh (flat): 100g (10cm x 5.5cm x 0.8cm)

1800mAh: 100g (5cm x 3.3cm x 2.7cm)

3000mAh: 172g (7.3cm x 5.6cm x 2.2cm)

5000mAh: 265g (5.3cm x 5.8cm x 3.9cm)

All of these Li-ion Batteries come with an intelligent recharger


6) Mains Powered

mains PSU for EL Wire

This handy PSU can be used to make this EL Driver powered off of Mains Electricity (UK, US or Euro plugs are available)


7) Car Lighter Adaptor

This adapter plugs into the car lighter socket. It is fused and ends with a 5.5mm/2.1mm jack plug so it can be used with any of our 12v Drivers or accessories




8) 2 way Splitter for 12V Power Input (5.5mm)

2 to 1 splitter for 12v 2.1mm 5.5mm adapter

If you’re thinking of running two of these units off of one power source, then get yourself one of these splitters.


*If you want more than one of the power connector mentioned above for your EL Driver, then just click on one of the descriptions and it should take you to a page where you can buy just the power connector on its own*


Remote Control

12v remote control

you can use this Remote Control Unit by placing the Controller between the Power Source and the Driver

You can use several controllers with just one hand-held remote unit if you want to switch different drivers at once

The Remote Control Unit is not available on the drop down options above – please click on the image to get the full details of this handy EL Accessory and add it to your basket


*All the EL wire we supply comes with a connector so they plug straight into the driver*

el wire and el tape

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EL wire has loads of uses

It looks amazing when decorating the interior or exterior of cars, can be used inside and outside houses and can even be threaded into clothes and hats

It is a cliche to say you are only limited by your imagination but with EL wire it is true!!!

If you have not seen it before it is like a really long glow-stick that lasts around 5,000 hours

We’re sure you will be amazed – feel free to message me with any questions

Additional information

Power Supply

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