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  1. Other: CardBoard Box Resident Evil Caution Bins

    Halloween Props
    i came up with a new idea for a Project to start on as summer approaches and I have a cool concept and layout art to show you I drew first and work on my computer on
  2. Prop Showcase: What Are You Making this Year?

    Halloween Props
    One of the sure signs of spring seems to be that the head count on the Halloween Props forum skyrocket. There are 411 folks out there right now looking at the same stuff we are. We're pretty sure we're all out there looking to get ideas and help on what we're hoping to make this year. We hope...
  3. Static: Haunted Mirror DiY

    Halloween Props
    Need help ! Trying to had a Haunted Miror for my next halloween haunt. I have a glass lying around and bought some mirror tint to put on it to do the two way mirror effect. I am still unsure about what i'm gonna do with it, either i put a head prop behind it with a light and motion detector for...
  4. High Amp Power Supply Probably In Your Closet

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    ATX computer power supplies are in almost any old desktop computer case you may have sitting in your attic or closet collecting dust. These power supply's have at least 5- 12v, 8-5v and 4-3.3v leads all running with enough amperage to run any motor, arduino, servo or light setup that you have...
  5. Tiki Themed Halloween 2018

    General Halloween
    Here are the videos of my Tiki Themed Haunt. There were supposed to be animations (a creep jumping out of the Tiki Bar and a moving Tiki skeleton) but I did not have time to get those working, had computer glitches and the tiki poles being the main attraction took priority. Also fog was...
  6. Electronic/Software: Audio for random props, media player?

    Halloween Props
    For those who have multiple sounds coming from multiple props, what are you doing? Not talking about custom programming all hooked up to computer, etc. Just want to add sound to 2-3 props and have the speaker right by that prop. For example my rocking chair that moves, I want to have a speaker...
  7. Electronic/Software: mp3 player volume control

    Halloween Props
    I am replacing some of my old cassette tape players, to provide individual sounds for scenes, with some cheap mp3 players played through computer speakers. I am running the mp3 players continuously and switching power to the computer speakers to turn the sound on and off. Everything is working...
  8. Electronic/Software: Computer power supply not powering wiper motor

    Halloween Props
    The setup worked a couple years ago. I tested the motor with a car battery and it works. I also put the meter on the outputs of the computer power supply and I get 5 volts on the red and 12 on the yellow. When I connect the motor to the power supply the motor doesn't turn at all, I measured with...
  9. Halloween Forum MODERATORS WANTED!

    General Halloween
    Halloween Forum is a really unique place and we want to keep it a friendly, awesome site for Halloween enthusiasts, home haunters and professional haunters alike. So that being said, the time has come to put out a call for a few good members to step up and help keep the forum clean and tidy...
  10. Computer Artist Halloween Lover

    Member Introduction
    Greetings. I love Halloween and hope to make this year the best ever. I'm a computer artist and Halloween is the perfect time for me to see what I can do to come up with some scary creatures. I'll be posting some of them here.
  11. Used wiper moters for prop making

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    I have 8 used motors. They are 12 volt units. There are 2 speeds, depending on how each one is wired in the prop. The price for these is $10.00 for each one plus shipping. These are just some of the motors I have. The others are similar. For more info or to purchase email me at...
  12. Electronic/Software: Best Prop Controller

    Halloween Props
    Does anyone know of an all in one stand alone prop controller that could do the following. DMX Servos Solenoids MP3 Audio I have used many types and combinations but have not been able to find one that does it all without having a computer tied to the system.
  13. Static: gothic window with ghosly apparitons

    Halloween Props
    sorry if this is already posted but I could not find it, here is my gothic windows with ghostly apparitions playing behind it do you think I should remove the kaleidoscope light here's the link as I can not seem to get it to upload on here tried everything my files are always to large to...
  14. Electronic/Software: Newbie Video Question

    Halloween Props
    OK- I have the video files I want to use on my computer. What is the best way to transfer them into a seamless DVD or single video file for looping? I have WnX HD Video converter and Corel PSP software - along with plain ol' Windows Media Player. I am not really a computer person and can't...
  15. Prop Soundtrack Import?

    Halloween Music
    I feel embarrassed posting this, but I'll go with it anyway. :o I have been wondering "How do I import audio from an animatronic to my computer?" Simple answer, you probably can't. But, what if there was in fact a way to import the audio from a Halloween Prop to a computer?
  16. Centralised Haunt Sound Control

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    Hi Guys, Just thought I'd start a thread about a little idea I had this year for my maze. I run a large PA style setup in my maze for the ambient sound and sound effects. I needed a way to make my props trigger the computer to play the sound effects at the right time, since most of my props...
  17. When posting pics, please...

    Off-Topic Stuff
    ...make sure they're right side up! just a pet peeve of mine but seems so many folks post pics and they're sideways, etc.. Take a second and rotate them on your computer. Personally, I love to see everyone's pics but tend to skip over them if I have to tilt my head to see them. There, I feel...
  18. picture/album upload

    Off-Topic Stuff
    Hi! This may be a dumb question but I've tried multiple times to upload pictures and even create an album of my 2015 carnevil progress and everytime it says the photos are too large. I'm doing it from my phone so I wouldn't think there would be a size issue. Do I need to do it from a computer...
  19. How do I build a Halloween set?

    General Halloween
    I am creating a room to use for photography and video. I want the illusion of the background to look like a I am in the middle of a realistic looking zombie apocalypse that is outdoors. The completed pictures and video should have at least the illusion of being three-dimensional. I...
  20. Electronic/Software: Talking Boris Skull with microbone

    Halloween Props
    Was at a flea market today and found 2 Talking Boris skulls in boxes (1 unopened) for $10 each! Score! Now to try and hack them to play on computer speakers. Any suggestions for an incredibly electronics challenged individual?
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