eTextiles: Conductive Thread Comparison v2 24 January 2012




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Published on Jan 25, 2012

Use a multimeter to test a variety of conductive thread and conductive fabric for continuity and resistance. Esty vendors aajan29, Urbanstein and OhmSpun as well as Mitsifuji and some unknown manufacturers products are tested for use in wearable computing eTextile prototypes.

Lady Ada Tutorial on Continuity http://bit.ly/xxkQLm
Lady Ada Tutorial on Resistance http://bit.ly/yPnOgd

PDF of my conductive thread test results and manufacture links

Recommendation - only purchase conductive thread from a vendor that states resistance in ohms/foot.

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