Electroluminescent (EL) Light Panel
Power Supply Calculator

We understand selecting the right power supply setup for your electroluminescent (EL) light panels can be confusing. That’s why we created this handy guide and calculator to help you find the right configuration.

TOTAL SQUARE INCHES OF LIGHT

Based on the EL panels in your cart, the total square inches of light to power equals:

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  • You’ll need to have enough power to cover the total square inches of light. The power amount needs to be equal to or slightly above the total square inches of light.

  • Overpowering a panel will burn it out. For example, do not power a 5in x 5in square panel (25 sq. inches of light) with a power supply that ranges from 40-75.

OPTION 1: INDIVIDUAL POWER SUPPLIES

You can light each EL panel in your cart individually with its own power supply.

Simply add the products below to your card and you’ll be set.

The cart doesn't have any panels. Add a panel to see what we recommend!

  • Want to power your EL panels with a battery pack? You can (from 1-15 sq in of light).
    View Battery Pack

OPTION 2: SINGLE POWER SUPPLY

You can light all EL panels in your cart with a single power supply and the right amount of splitters.

Simply add the power supply below to your card and you’ll be set.

Power Supply

The cart doesn't have any panels. Add a panel to see what we recommend!

  • Want to power your EL panels with a battery pack? You can (from 1-15 sq in of light).
    View Battery Pack

Splitters

Don’t forget splitters. Each splitter can connect up to 3 EL panels.

OPTION 3: CUSTOM

Given what you know about Power Options 1 and 2, you can mix and match inverters however you’d like. Just be sure to pay attention to the total square inches of light you need to power in your custom configuration.

  • You’ll need to have enough power to cover the total square inches of light. The power amount needs to be equal to or slightly above the total square inches of light.

  • Overpowering a panel will burn it out. For example, do not power a 5in x 5in square panel (25 sq. inches of light) with a power supply that ranges from 40-75.

  • Don’t forget to add splitters. Each splitter can connect up to 3 EL panels.

Based on the EL panels in your cart, the total square inches of light to power equals:

0

Based on the power supplies in your cart, your total power amount equals:

0

If you’ve added a power supply (inverter) to your cart, refresh this page to update the power amount.

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ADD MORE LENGTH

Each EL panel has 4 inches of wire and each power supply has 6 inches of wire, for a total of 10 inches. You may need more than that. Use the options below to add more length.