As many of you have seen, I've been designing and building, with lots of help from Fritz, quite a few different controllers for various tasks in my haunt using the Picaxe 08 chip. My ultimate goal…Continue
I've just finished adding the servos to these 3 skulls so that they can talk and sing this year. I followed Scary Terry's excellent tutorial which worked perfectly -…Continue
These are my newest super small, single function, dirt cheap controllers. They use the Picaxe 08 chip. The one on the left doesn't have a download capability but the other 2 do. They cost about $3.85…Continue
Join us this Friday at 6:00 p.m. Pacific time as we continue our holiday display video how to presentations.
The first 9 weeks covered lighting primarily used in Christmas displays but this will be the first presentation that focuses on Halloween techniques. I'll be going over the basics of animating a holiday display with examples of some of the systems we use to provide movement to our props using motors, servos, pneumatics and projections as well as some info on adding audio to your…