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  1. Laser Swamp Effect for $3.00

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    This is a laser swamp test that I put together using a green laser pointer that I bought on Ebay for around $2 mixed with a "line" laser lens that I got from a red line laser module (also on Ebay) for 58 cents. in the future I will probably try to see what adding mirrors will do to amplify the...
  2. Arduino Talking Skull Project on the Cheap

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    Hi folks, I'm working on an arduino talking skull project for a greeter for our haunt for next year. The skull is a cast I made of a high end skull (medical grade realistic) but I rotocast it out of resin to keep the weight down. My intention is to build a skeleton greeter in a booth that is...
  3. Electronic/Software: My Raspberry Pi based Monster in a box (Open Source)

    Halloween Props
    Hey everyone, just thought I would show you my monster in a box. I am making it out of a RaspberryPi and Door Lock actuators. I am opensourcing the whole project on github (https://github.com/hevnsnt/monster). I am still working on everything, so I have not written instructions but I will. This...
  4. Electronic/Software: Hooking up halloween prop demo button to a timer module

    Halloween Props
    Hello Everyone, new to this forum but I've read a lot of good information in the past. I am looking into hooking up a 12 volt timer module to the demo button of Halloween props. I am have a basic understanding of electric but I am able to follow instructions and put together circuits. I 'm...
  5. Mechanical: Convulsing werewolf fried

    Halloween Props
    :cool:Hello everyone, brand new to the site, very excited to be here. I have a tekky toy convulsing werewolf. Unfortunately he took a dump last night. First his sound went dead, then the module that moves him forward and backwards shorted out. (melted electronic board) I've tried to contact...
  6. Electronic/Software: Need advice on hacking a recording module.

    Halloween Props
    I've seen several threads on "Similar items" but none that covers this one so I desperately need help. So, what I'm trying to do is to have a single sound play when when electricity is hooked up to the device. I have a motion sensor rigged to an extention cord, so when it detects motion...