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  1. We've revamped one of our first props.

    Halloween Props
    Okay, So this pneumatic jumper was one of the first props i built and is even my avatar. The first version actually started life as a bicycle pump and had a few revisions in between. Before last halloween we decided it was time for a full overhaul so that we wouldn't have to touch it again and...
  2. Octobanger Driving me crazy (Noob)

    Halloween Props
    Hi guys, new here and a total noob to the electronics of arduino. So i ordered all the pieces for the octobanger prop controller with an 8 channel relay. I downloaded firmware, connected pir & relay module pins 2-9 on the uno ( chinese special) to IN1-IN8 on relay with a gnd and a 5v to VCC...
  3. Prop controller lot - 3 nerve centers

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    Sorry already sold. Can't figure out how to delete post.
  4. Electronic/Software: Octobanger Not Playing Entire Sequence

    Halloween Props
    I've programmed my Genuine Arduino Uno with a SEEED Studio 4-Relay Shield with the Octobanger software. In the video, I watched on youtube from Mike he said you can get up to 5 minutes of time for your sequence and up to 500 frames. My sequence is a little over 30 seconds with 172 frames and it...
  5. DMX Prototyping Shield PCB

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    Here's my Arduino DMX Prototyping shield! Perfect for building your own prop controllers. https://www.tindie.com/products/Eyeballs/arduino-dmx-proto-pcb/ It's the PCB only, you'll have to provide a few additional components yourself. A detailed bill of materials is included, with a footprint...
  6. Electronic/Software: DMX Prototyping shield

    Halloween Props
    Here's a prototyping shield for the Arduino I developed: It's a very simple circuit, a very basic MAX485-based receiver. I decided to use RJ45 connectors because I use a cheap USB-to-RS485 adapter, wich has an RJ45 connector, and it works with standard network cables. On the next version...
  7. Pneumatic: Groundbreaker zombie fail...help!,,

    Halloween Props
    I tried to build the popular pneumatic groundbreaker zombie and failed to get it running. Granted I didn't give myself enough time to troubleshoot, etc. for this year but I'm hoping you guys can help me get it going for next year. Here's the scenario. I built the frame, etc per case fear...
  8. Pneumatic: Which prop controller is the best for beginners

    Halloween Props
    Fellow prop builders - I am looking at building my first pneumatic ground breaker but I have no idea what kind of prop controller to buy. :confused: Or may be there is an all in one DIY package that I can purchase. I would like some flexibility but hope the "experts" on this forum can provide...
  9. MonsterRemote v1.5.2 now available

    General Halloween
    This week I got kind of bored so I figured it would use my developed ruby on rails skills to update the MonsterRemote to version 1.5.2. The MonsterRemote is basically a smartphone/tablet/computer enabled device that can remotely control a MonsterShield Prop Controller. Now there's an app for...
  10. Developing a new Prop Controller and MP3 Player - Looking for Feedback

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    I developed a Wi-Fi based automation and remote controller for the electronic hobbyist last year through a Kickstarter campaign. I recently used it as an animation controller for a couple of local events, and received several inquiries about using it to control haunt props. It can directly...
  11. Nerve Center from Monster Guts for sale

    For Sale/Trade By Individuals
    ******SOLD SOLD***** I have a Nerve Center from Monster Guts for sale. This is a great controller to use with your animations. Payment can be sent to my email - [email protected] through PayPal.
  12. New prop controllers released by Animated Prop Systems

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    Animated Prop Systems has just released 2 new prop controllers - the PC2 (2 relays) and PC4 (4 relays). These are are "key banger" style controllers but they also have a built-in MP3 audio module which allows you to record your relay actions while the CD-quality audio track plays and then plays...
  13. FS: picoBoo 103S & picoFX 115 controllers

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    That's all, folks! A huge thanks to every person who purchased from my stock of Fright Ideas goodies. Good luck this year on your projects & have a Happy Halloween!
  14. FS: Fright Ideas picoBoo FI-104 Prop Controller SOLD

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    THIS HAS BEEN SOLD! Up for sale is a somewhat new (collected dust for a while) picoBoo FI-104 prop controller. I've had it for a year or two but never had a chance to use it. Now I need the money for other projects. :) These go for $90 new (plus S&H), so I'm asking $70 shipped w/ power supply...