This EL inverter unit is a robust one, rated for outdoors
(IP24) with 3 places to plug in your EL wires.
It has a photo sensor that detects changes from day to night and will
automatically power off at sunrise (if you want to over-ride this function,
place black tape over the sensor). The
mode button allows you to select from a number of settings: Continuous light, strobe
flash, sequence flash, Fade in and out, Continuous. Plugs into mains (see photo)