DIY Motion/Light/Sound Animatronics Starter Kit

DIY Motion/Light/Sound Animatronics Starter Kit
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Price: $41.95
Product ID : SKU17266



As seen in Nuts & Volts Magazine. Read the article showing the Peek-A-Boo ghost project from the kit here.

The DIY Motion/Light/Sound Animatronics Starter Kit is a fun, low cost, multi-use animation kit for quick and easy projects. When triggered by the included motion sensor or via the included push-button switch, this mini animatronic system moves servo motors, lights LEDs, and plays back the sounds you record!

Perfect for kids (or adults who act like kids!), this kit can be used to create various fun characters for your desk, front door, or walkway. Perfect to be reused with different designs for every occasion! Create animated holiday characters, wedding or party signs, moving advertisements, school projects or demonstrations, and more!

Kit Includes:
  • 1 – Pre-Programmed PICAXE 08M2 Microcontroller
  • 1 – PICAXE Servo Driver Kit (Soldering Required)
  • 1 – Infrared PIR Motion Sensor Module
  • 2 – Mini Servo Motors
  • 1 – Sound Recorder Board
  • 1 – 40 mm Speaker
  • 2 – LEDs with Connection Cable
  • 2 – Three Wire Female Connector Cables
  • 1 – Detailed Assembly Instructions

The comprehensive assembly instructions walk you through the creation of the Peek-a-Boo Ghost Halloween character to get you started.

Download the Assembly Instructions!

Additional ideas are included in the Template Package available for download.


You can reprogram the PICAXE chip with your own custom code using the PICAXE Servo driver kit. The USB cable can be found at:

You can also build your own PICAXE download cable. See the article "Building Your Own PICAXE Download Cable" by Tommy N. Tyler in the July 2014 issue of Nuts & Volts Magazine.

The software can be downloaded for free from:

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