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From Let’s Make Robots user lefthandsh8k, this truly disturbing light/shadow responsive haunt prop. It’s controlled by a PIC16F84A and has seven servos and several vacuum-formed pops. The rest is “plywood, paper clips, and popsicle sticks.” [Thanks, Matt!]

Make: Halloween Contest 2009

Microchip Technology Inc. and MAKE have teamed up to present to you the Make: Halloween Contest 2009! Show us your embedded microcontroller Halloween projects and you could be chosen as a winner.

Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.