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Bare Conductive Light Up Board

SKU 2681
£22.98 inc VAT
£19.15 ex VAT
8 in stock.

More available in 2 Weeks or more.
Available for backorder (more info)

Easily customise your environment with a high quality touch dim LED light. Bring sophisticated interactive lighting to your home or office environment, wherever you need it.

The Light Up Board is a touch dim LED light on a super-thin and circular PCB, with six integrated white LEDs and six gold-plated sensor electrodes. With it you can choose between touch, dimmer or proximity interaction modes and no computer programming is required.

Use one to quickly add light in a difficult to reach spot, demo a lighting control concept, or prototype a design for an interactive lamp.

Featuring six light modes and powered by Micro-USB

The Light Up Board is easy to use and is simple to integrate using our patent pending twist and lock method onto card or plastic, or stick it where you need it using double-sided tape, or adhesive. The Light Up Board also has a realistic candle light, spin and dice mode. To expand your creative possibilities still further, you can combine a Light Up Board with Electric Paint and other conductive materials. The Light Up Board is Micro-USB-powered by most phone-chargers or power banks, so you can wire it up permanently, or why not make it portable to take on the road with you?

Like a Touch Board but for light:

Bare Conductive’s Touch Board is well known for its easy to use capacitive touch sound capabilities and lots of you asked if we could do the same for light. The Light Up Board uses the same MPR121 capsense chip as the Touch Board but so it’s even easier to use, we pre-programmed it for you. All you have to do it to choose the right mode for your touch dim LED light project. The Light Up Board is at the heart of the Electric Paint Lamp Kit, which you might already know from the super-successful Kickstarter campaign in 2017.

What is Electric Paint?

Electric Paint was Bare Conductives very first product; a non-toxic, water and carbon-based paint. With it you can paint or screen print circuits and sensors, or use Electric Paint as a conductive adhesive on almost anything including paper, plastic, textiles and conventional electronics


  • 1 x Light Up Board (requires Micro-USB cable for power, this is not included)

How can I use it?

To choose between the different light modes, special combinations of the six gold-plated electrodes are connected before the power is turned on. You can find out which ones to use in the handy tutorial. Depending on the mode that you choose, the electrodes take on different behaviours like touch, proximity dimming, or rolling the dice.

Ready to integrate into your environment:

The Light Up Board is super-thin, lightweight and flat on the back, making it easy to mount to most surfaces, using the twist and lock tabs, double-sided tape or adhesive. Fix it permanently, or keep it removable if you want to be able to reuse it.

Powered by 6 LEDs:

The Light Up Board has neutral-white, high quality and efficient Osram Duris LEDs, so you can colour the light yourself with filters, or with coloured materials.

Hack it:

Shhh! They’re not shouting about it yet but if you’re a real electronics expert, you can hack into the Light Up Board’s ATmega88 microcontroller. The pins are broken out on the back of the board.