If you're reading this article, there's a good chance you've already purchased your ELastoLite® products and looking to incorporate it into something awesome. Take a moment to read this guide, so it will enhance your chances for success, and lower your stress level. Before we begin, make sure you have enough Straight (or T) Connectors, as well as Circuit Tape and Connector Patches. At first, you may end up going through a few of these, so we want to make sure you have enough to mess up a couple times, and not ruin your mojo.
This is an extensive guide for ELastoLite® Panels, including how to connect, use and attach to various surfaces. Use the links below to help guide you in the direction you need to go.
What is ELastoLite®?
First things first, there are a number of technologies that you can use, but deciding which way you want to go will save you some trouble down the road. We believe there are 4 main types of lighting options when dealing with costuming. LED's are great, but they have an inconsistent light, and it's overbearing and bright when used without any type of diffusion. We prefer to stick with the EL's which we call short for Electroluminescence. EL Panels and EL Tape are essentially the same thing, and make a great costume. They are thin, relatively flexible and can be cut.