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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. Lighting: candle help and ideas

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    I recently had a conversation with a friend that works at a custom lighting company. Some of her lamps have plastic candles. She has been throwing away the extra ones. She just gave me my first batch of the leftover candles. They already have factory candle wax drips on them. They also come with...
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  4. Static: A New Approach to Lighting Tombstones for Us

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    EDIT: For those of you coming to this thread for the first time, please take the time to read all those who made comments following. There really is a great deal of information that everyone should know before using Eagle Eye LED lights, and most of what you need to know is provided not be me...
  5. 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...
  6. New Member seeking assistance

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    Hi New member from Toronto. Seeking help on fixing my Howler Werewolf. Wiring has been disconnected from switch
  7. 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...
  8. Electronic/Software: Any have a picture or diagram of Helga fortune teller wiring?

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    Hello, I recently purchased a Helga the fortune teller MR124150 off a local for sale forum. The prop is complete but the previous owner removed the plug in wiring pins from the circuit board to disassemble for storage. I was curious if anyone has this prop and can take a picture of the circuit...
  9. Replacing step pad with HF PIR driveway alert

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    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 ...
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  12. Other: Sound activated prop hack?

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    Hey all, hoping someone will have an idea on this. My wife picked me up a couple flickering "fluorescent" light fixture props from Big Lots, got 'em for cheap. They're battery operated and sound activated. I would like to "hack" them so they will stay on and NOT be sound activated. I was...
  13. Pneumatic: Control Panel Wiring Part 1. Posted to provide help. VIDEO INSIDE!!!

    Halloween Props
    Many new things this year. Most videos play a day after Halloween to not spoil the new entries. All control panels are new this year and a 5th will be a walk through. Figured I would walk people though control panel wiring. This is a little bit for the advanced haunter working with relays. Can...
  14. Hello from Down Under

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    Heya, I'm Willie and I'm from Australia I LOVE costume parties, and even though Halloween isn't really celebrated here, I'm going all out with my first ever haunt. I've been trawling the net for months to find ideas and creations and all links lead here! I'm loving all of the tutorials, but...
  15. QTiki Torches, Anyone?

    Halloween Props
    Our outdoor display uses a combination of LED spotlights and Tiki Torches. I picked up an additional 4 yesterday for $5 at a yard sale. We love 'em, because they're cheap, need no wiring and give off a rather creepy, flickering orange light. Anyone else here using these?
  16. Prop Showcase: Termites - good news/bad news

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    The wife asked me to paint the living room. I found termite damage and it turned into a Halloween project. I was able to perfect my prop control wiring. I now have 112 pairs of audio, video, and low voltage wires going outside. Yay for termites! http://www.snydercentral.com/LR2017/LR2017.htm
  17. Electronic/Software: Need Advice On Reason For Animated Props Going Nuts This Year HELP!

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    Hi, We have set up our Halloween Display for this year but several of the animated props both large and small, are not working properly. All animations are triggered per "Try Me" Buttons with wiring run from the various props to the picket fence which runs the length of the front of the...
  18. Unliving Portrait

    Halloween Props
    So this year I want to finally add the unliving portrait to my haunt, however, would I need 3 separate screens for each frame? If anyone has done this can they help me an maybe show me the wiring if possible.
  19. Need help wiring LED's to a battery

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    I've come across wiring a single LED light to a battery but am looking for some help wiring 3-4 to a battery. I have a lot of things in my haunt that need actual electricity, so I'm trying to cut down on the number of things I'm plugging in by illuminating some things with battery operated...
  20. Mechanical: Sewing Machine motor Question

    Halloween Props
    I am going to use a sewing machine motor for my Axworthy. I can't figure out the wiring though. My intention is to use a motor control to control the speed and take out the pedal. The wiring has me scratching my head though as the 2 wires coming out of the motor have continuity...and only one...
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