pie of sauron still.jpg

The neatest part about this, er, “Pie of Sauron” pumpkin build by AnubisTTP is the vintage Soviet ‘dekatron’ counting tube that burns at its pupil. It’s also got LED backlighting inside. And I couldn’t resist posting this little dekatron animated .gif from the Wikipedia article:

dekatron_animated.gif

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.