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  1. Pneumatic: My Monster in a box

    Halloween Props
    Got my monster in a box operational today! I still have to tweak the timing a bit and add a few little cosmetic details but I thought i'd share it. It's all ran by an Arduino uno, two cylinders and two solenoids. I've got a small PIR sensor to trigger it all and then it runs for 30...
  2. 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...
  3. Pneumatic: Do I need air pressure for SMC solenoid to work?

    Halloween Props
    After many years, I'm finally trying to hookup my SMC SY7320-5MZ-C8 solenoids. These are 3 way, 2 actuator 5v solenoids. I have a very simple setup with an arduino driving a 4-relay board. I have 5V 1A supply by way of a USB charger. Positive runs from power, through breadboard to positive...
  4. Solenoid assistance?

    General Halloween
    Hi, still having issues finding cylinders or solenoids in town but finally ran across this. http://www.princessauto.com/pal/en/Pneumatics/12V-DC-Solenoid-Activated-Pneumatic-Control-Valve/8226615.p It does not look like FrightProps' solenoid but slightly resembles it. My question is, does...
  5. SMC 16 air solenoids - 24 volts each

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    16 air solenoids - 24 volts each SMC pneumatics industrial manifold block. Great for automation or robotics applications. Halloween or haunt / Christmas animatronics... $100 OBO http://www.hauntedyards.com/home/store