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Weekend Project: Cylon Jack O’ Lantern

Make an LED scanning Battlestar Galactica Cylon Jack O’ Lantern!

Thanks go to Evil Mad Scientist Laboratories for the original article in Make: Halloween
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Here is a link for the Larson Scanner Schematics

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8 thoughts on “Weekend Project: Cylon Jack O’ Lantern

  1. Roger Meier says:


    thanks for giving us another cool weekend project.
    I checked out the PDF and noticed that the article refers to a circuit diagram on “the next page”, but the document only has one page, and no circuit diagram. Where can I find it?

    1. KipKay says:

      @Roger Meier – Hey Roger. I just posted a PDF of the schematics. Didn’t realize it wasn’t in the PDF.

  2. Roger Meier says:

    Awesome, thanks!

  3. Mr. Snrub says:

    How long did it take to make the scanner? Was it hard? Do you think a 12 year old could make this with a little help?

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