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Liane sent me this demo of an awesome little electric cat she built from wire, a pager motor, and a coin cell battery – so simple and cool! The battery pressure switch is a very nice touch (npi!). This could be a big hit on Halloween with a little fake fur coat ;)

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Volume 10, Page 119

Collin Cunningham

Collin Cunningham

Born, drew a lot, made video, made music on 4-track, then computer, more songwriting, met future wife, went to art school for video major, made websites, toured in a band, worked as web media tech, discovered electronics, taught myself electronics, blogged about DIY electronics, made web videos about electronics and made music for them … and I still do!

  • Beardy

    Very sweet.

    How about putting the cell in front of the cat like a food bowl and adding a reed switch to it. Make a mouse with a magnet in it’s nose so whenever he comes along to steal the cat’s food the cat throws a wobbly! ;)

    • Collin Cunningham

      ha – right on!

  • LOL


    That is cool…