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Foot Pad Activator in Decorations

There is *no* description for this..what does it do? Can you connect it to the try-me cable on the Spirit Animatronics to activate them like a pressure mat??

It's only $4.99 so great deal if that's what it does..but it doesn't say! There's no description on the actual item.
 

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I just called Spirit and it works just like you thought. You plug it into where the try me plug was and when someone steps on it, it triggers the prop.
I love you for finding this, I have been looking and looking. I will run over and see if they have them in my local store and if not I will be ordering today.
 

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I just called Spirit and it works just like you thought. You plug it into where the try me plug was and when someone steps on it, it triggers the prop.
I love you for finding this, I have been looking and looking. I will run over and see if they have them in my local store and if not I will be ordering today.
Harbor Freight has a $7 pressure mat (part of a simple alarm) that can be used instead.
 

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Hmm. I went to a Spirit and I didn't know they were actually selling them,
but they worked good! I lightly touched it with my foot and the prop was activated.
Really, neat.
 

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Harbor Freight has a $7 pressure mat (part of a simple alarm) that can be used instead.
But Spirit is selling theirs for $4.99 so cheaper than Harbor Freight, plus I would assume Spirit's would work easier with their props (i.e. less modification) then Harbor Freight's would... I was thinking of tryin get Harbor Freight's one previously, but Harbor freight also doesn't seem to be able to ship outside of the U.S., at least their website doesn't allow for non-USA orders.

So happy to see that Spirit is now selling these cheaper than Harbor Freight, plus they'll ship to Canada now.

I just ordered 3 of them. I want to see if I can use them both for my Spirit animatronic devices, and then also see if I can attach it to my picoboo's to run some of my pneumoic props as well. I'm just not sure if the "try me" wire is the same as the wires that go into picoboo devices.

Also these pad's may not be the same as the pads that the spirit stores use for their own props. Just cause the picture isn't the same, I mean the spirit pads have the spirit logo all over them and looked different to me (maybe smaller?) hard to tell from the picture. The spirit website doesn't have much of a description and doesn't have any measurements. But at the $4.99 price it's worth it to order a few and just see how useful they turn up to be.
 

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So I just ordered two of these will one of these work on my Michael Myers? They had a try me button on him at the store.
 

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Yes, they do work just the way you think. :)
They have them set up all around the store, so when you step on the mat all their props start going wild! It really is cool and they are really cheap. :)
Have fun!
 

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Went to my Spirit today and they don't sell them in the stores but the manager said he would sell me 2 come Friday because I was a good customer.....cool !!! Yeah HF&T has one but it comes with the alarm too and they wanted $9.99 at my store.
 

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they actually sell the foot pad for their props ??????????????? how did i miss that one ? i bought the witch rising from cauldron and i saw in it where you put the batteries and the on off switch it as a place that said foot pad on it !!!!!!

ok i need to look into that :) thanks for posting that link rickdiorenzo :)
 

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Okay got my foot pad activators today, Bad news im not sure if they are missing something or what but the end on the chord looks nothing like the try me input on my animtronics. I called spirit and the lady acted like she had no clue what i was talking about, so someone is supposed to call me back. So i called around a few stores and found a really nice girl that said they are having the same issues at her store but they have been cutting them and putting the try me ends on it ,hard wiring them. She said she heard they have an adapter but has never seen them. So depending on what happens i may jus go to radio shack and pick up some head phone ends if that all they are. Ill get a pic up of the ends that came on them shortly.
 
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