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  1. Pneumatic: PIR sensor on a picoboo

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    I bought a PIR sensor from Ebay/aliexpress, comes with 3 wires : brown, blue and red now i want to connect it to my Picoboo FI-104S for it to activate when this is movement but i can't figure out how to connect and make it works. I have tried connecting all 3 wires in all possible ways of the...
  2. Static: Haunted Mirror DiY

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    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...
  3. Mechanical: PMW Pulse Motor Controller + Recorder

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    I'm going to build a "Monster in a box" prop this year. Actually it will be a "Monster in a Coffin" but the effect will be similar. I want to use the prop controller from Monster Guts in my title. I don't want the controller however to be triggered, but to run continuously on a loop. Fright...
  4. Lost files and how-to's

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    I decided that instead of uploading these files in a one by one thread, I'd upload these to my Keep and Share account, below is a list of the available files, each one is a direct link to that file. Some are no longer online, you will see some that are obviously still online (there is one here...
  5. Deathlord's Air Trigger

    Tutorials and Step-By-Step
    In the "spirit" of Freddie's Girl's Obelisk build file, I'd like to post up a lost how-to from Death Lord's site which is no longer online. This is Death Lord's Air Trigger, the text is the exact text from his how-to: In November of 2002 I decided to develop an air cannon using a washing...
  6. NEW 2019 PRODUCT RELEASE from Haunt Hobbyist: THE VOICE BOX

    For Sale By Merchants
    Give your Costume Character a Voice! We got a lot of requests from our customers who wanted an "ALL IN ONE" Speaker that is Programmable, Portable, Light Weight, Awesome Sound Quality, and can be Triggered with your hand so your costume character can talk. Just Program your Voices/Sounds (8MB...
  7. Atmosphere Effects: My 2018 Projection Mapping Attempt on the house

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    Hi Everybody, Here is the street view of this year's attempt. Apologies, the camera still doesn't do the actual presentation justice.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dy2395tk6hk&t=177s This year's inspiration.. - AtmosFx Halloween Monster Bash, -A dance recital song (Pitbull's Fireball)...
  8. Fog: Fog machine wiring diagram

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    Hello, I'm trying to build a new trigger (timer and/or motion detector) for my small fog machine (110vac). It initially had a wireless trigger device which plugged into a 3-conductor connector at the rear of the machine. The device has failed. I've been looking at the schematic for a while...
  9. Mechanical: Human Rotisserie

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    So, I have my hot coals, and I have my skeleton, and I want to build a human sized rotisserie. I have seen a couple of them on here before, but I can't find them. Are there any good DIYs for a skeleton-sized rotisserie? The basic model in my head is scrap wood and PVC pipe (seems like it...
  10. Other: Need advice working the Webcaster (air compressor version) to make realistic webs

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    I'm new to the webcaster spiderweb maker, and just got it out today to test and Ah... there's a learning curve with this tool and I'll need a lot more practice to get good at it. Any advice you guys can give me that you wish you had when starting out would be nice and the finer points. BTW: I...
  11. Static: Can I connect a PIR to wireless remote switch?

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    I have several store props that are a mix of sound or motion triggered. All are powered by AA batteries. They are near each other, and I'd like trigger them simultaneously via PIR. I happen to own a 12V 4CH Channel Wireless Remote Control Switch. Is there any way to connect the props to the...
  12. Electronic/Software: Problems with trigger for Spirit Halloween scarecrow

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    Hello- I'm trying to make a sitting scarecrow prop work from a remote trigger. The trigger is just a relay with a remote control. I've done this before with other props (just yesterday the jumping spider) but I can't figure out what I'm missing with this one. I expected to use a 3.5mm audio...
  13. Electronic/Software: Is there a way to remotely trigger sound activated props?

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    Hi Folks, We have one of those cheap drop spiders that drop down when you clap right over our door and would really like to be able to trigger it remotely. Is there a specific sound or device that would allow you to do that?
  14. Mechanical: Multi-Prop remote from Spirit- Can this be hacked?

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    Has anyone purchased or researched the multi-prop remote from spirit? I saw this yesterday, it works by plugging this into the prop and placing on the try-me setting. You can then trigger them remotely with an a-d button option. This would be interesting to me if the remote could be hacked and...
  15. Replacing step pad with HF PIR driveway alert

    REQUEST FOR TUTURIALS GO HERE
    I have been searching and reading on the forum for a while now and I found how to use the HF driveway alert to trigger sound activated props and also infrared activated props but I'm not exactly sure how to wire from PIR driveway alert to the step pad plug . Could someone please help with this ...
  16. Electronic/Software: Ardurino queston

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    Hey all. Trying my hand at DIY props this year. Looking to go Ardurino over Pico as it seems to be less expensive. So, sorry if my question is too vague or open ended. Basically I'm doing an human interactive electric chair with electric sander, vibrating motors, flash cracker and routed fog...
  17. NEW 2018 Product Release from HAUNT HOBBYIST: SCREAM BOX PLUS!!!!

    For Sale By Merchants
    The Scream Box PLUS is the only battery operated product that works in Complete Darkness, is Programmable, has awesome Sound quality, and plugs into an AMPLIFIER! We found an inexpensive mini amplifier that works good with the Scream Box Plus (watch video below). Check out our video...
  18. Electronic/Software: Triggerable Seamless Looping HDMI Media Players - Only two options?

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    So, after reading numerous threads on here, I'm seeing only two viable options: Hi-Rez "The Black Box V2" - $190 http://www.hi-rezdesigns.com/store/product.php?productid=17613&cat=250&page=1 Sprite Seamless Looping HD Triggerable Video Player - $100...
  19. Mechanical: Help with Prop Sensor Issues

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    I have about a dozen props that all need sound and motion to trigger them. Most of them have issues or when things get loud Halloween night, none of them go off. I have to go around spotting them with a flashlight or clap my hands to trigger them. Most of them have a demo input for the foot pad...
  20. VSA triggering

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    so just trying my luck here, I would like to trigger a video in my vsa routine at a certain time being controlled by vsa, I don't want to remote trigger, does anyone know how to go about this specifically
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