Blog

  1. VynEL Application Guide

    So…you’re looking for a way to add some snazzy, flashy bling to your next wearable project, costume (and bicycle if you’re in Portland) and you’ve decided that plain old glitter and streamers isn’t going to cut it anymore. Perhaps you’ve even tried using readily available EL Wire or LED lights, and found them to be too dim, too fragile, or not flexible enough for costuming and custom garments...
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  2. The History and Differences Between LED Strip Lighting And Laser Wire®

    The first light-emitting diode and laser diode was introduced in the early 1960s. Since then, both lighting technologies have come a long way in efficiency, practicality, and brightness.

    LED Strip lighting has been commercially available for over 15 years, while Laser Wire® has been only on the market just over three years...
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  3. DIY Video Tutorial On Soldering LED Strips

    In this tutorial, Jared shows us how to solder LED Strips properly. Follow along as you use your favorite LED strip lighting and start making some connections!
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  4. Introducing VynEL™ Flow - The World's First Stretchable Light

    Lighting, since we have been introduced to the incandescent light bulb over 100 years ago, has been known as a fragile, fixed bulb that emits a bright light to its surroundings. When you think about it, not much is different from today’s LEDs, only the size has become much smaller. The “bulb” in an LED is still rigid, and still relatively fragile...
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  5. Introducing Tinko :: A Revolution In EL Inverter Technology

    One of the most common complaints we hear about EL Wire is not necessarily the wire itself, but the inverters. Nearly every el wire inverter or battery pack that has been made to date uses a very high frequency
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  6. New Summer Hours

    We are excited to announce our new summer hours in our showroom! We welcome visitors in the Pacific Northwest including Portland, Seattle, Vancouver, Eugene, Salem and Bend Oregon to visit Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm.
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  7. Pixel-Free LED - A Hybrid Neon Alternative

    While we love the look of Neon, many of the other aspects of Neon make it unsuitable for our use. At Ellumiglow, we pride ourselves on advanced lighting technologies that have a positive impact on the environment.
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  8. What Makes a High Quality LED Strip?

    The question comes up from time to time, what’s the difference  between your LED products and things I can find on Amazon or eBay? An easy answer is all LED strips are not created equal. There are many factors that go into high quality lighting, like LED Chip Quality, PCB Backing

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  9. How To Polish And Custom Connect Laser Wire®

    Anyone looking to make custom connections using Laser Wire® systems, looking to re-polish your ends, or looking to make custom lengths, check out this how-to video showing how it's done.

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  10. Meet VynEL™ :: Flexible, Sewable, Washable Illuminating Lighting Technology

    Looking to make the next great product? Make sure it includes VynEL! The material properties of VynEL make it the only one of its kind, and allows you to Add Light. Anywhere. Whether manufacturing illuminated outerwear or light up sporting goods...

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