From Samuel Aaron Ward, this motion-activated device lowers a scarythang when it senses motion. It’s built around a Microchip PIC16F684 and is based on plans from the October 2009 issue of Nuts & Volts magazine. [Thanks, Vern!]

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.