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Octopus EL Driver Module


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Octopus Electronic Bricks! You can use them build electronics projects just as easy as piling bricks! By using Octopus electronic bricks, you may connect Arduino or compatible boards easily with various digital, analog and I2C/Uart interfaces. These breadboard-less firm connections includes an extensive collection of modules like potentiometers, sensors, relays, servos, and even buttons.  Just plug and play!

The Octopus EL driver module is used for driving EL wire or EL panels.   EL, or electroluminescent, materials give off no heat, are water-proof, and can be wound or cut to any shape. Multiple colors like red, green, blue, yellow, purple, orange, transparent, pink, and white can be found on our store.


  • Easy installation with a 3-pin connector
  • Supports micro:bit at 3V.
  • Easy to connect wires.


  • Name: Octopus EL Driver Module
  • SKU:   EF4101
  • Working Voltage:    3.3V~5V
  • Size:    73 X 13 X 10mm
  • Weight:   7.4g
  • Connection Type:    Digital
  • Pins Definition:    1-Signal 2-VCC 3-GND
  • Response:    Quick response with high sensitivity
  • Circuit:    Simple drive circuit
  • Stability:    Stable and durable

Outlook and Dimensions

Quick to Start

Required Parts and Connection Diagram

Connect to P1 port of the breakout board.

Take sensor:bit for an example

Program as the Picture Shows

Press button A to light on and button B to light off.




Press button A to light on and button B to light off the EL.

Notice:  Neon EL Wire is required to use the EL Driver Module. You can to buy them separately here.

Relevant Files

Octopus EL Driver Module

Collections: ElecFreaks

Type: Octopus Electric Bricks