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The giveaway frenzy continues. Note that the prize bundle has changed slightly this time. Now it consists of one Microchip Technology PIC10F Cap Touch Demo Board and one MCP1252 Charge Pump Backlight Demo Board.

Beginning at noon PDT today, and closing at noon PDT tomorrow, we will be accepting comments, below, describing the Halloween-y use (or uses) to which you would put said bundle.

For this giveaway, the prompt is: “How would you use the prize bundle in a Hack-‘o-lantern?”

The winner will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the bottom of the comment thread. Be sure to include a valid e-mail address.

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.


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