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So I pieced together an electric chair that has become the talk of last few neighborhoods that have seen it over the past few years. Each year, I try to add a little to it.

Last year, I made a switch panel, but didn't quite get it finished and working to my desired result.

The switch panel is a covered industrial knife switch, a giant red button, and an uncovered oversided industrial knife switch.

The electric chair, has beacon lights on the top rear posts of the chair, lightning tubes on the front of the rear posts, strobe lights under the arms of the chair, sander under the seat of the chair, electronic solenoid for air bursts from the seat of the chair, strobe lights in the head piece of the chair. There are also old edison lighbulbs up the sides of the chair.

Ideally, I want to program, with an arduino and relay board, which I started doing last year, and never got it completed, 3 groups.

Group 1, flip the first switch: A warning alarm and the beacon lights. The alarm would preferably be an MP3 board controlled by the arduino output to a powered speaker near the chair.

Group 2, press/hold the button: A charging noise sound effect, again through an MP3 board controlled by the arduino, and the lightning tubes.
* Optional: The edison light bulbs on the side of the chair either coming on through a fade in, or some sort of blinking/dimming effect. I have a feeling
* that part may be pretty advanced.

Group 3, FLIP THE BIG SWITCH: The strobes trigger, the sander turns on, the air solenoid opens.
* Optional: Fog machine burst. I have a Chauvet 1100 that could be dedicated to this, or would consider adding a DMX controlled vertical fog machine.

I had the basic functional on-off programmed through the relay board, but getting anything else done I'm having trouble figuring out.
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