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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:
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: www.sparkfun.com/products/8312.
The software can be downloaded for free from: www.picaxe.com/Software/PICAXE/PICAXE-Editor-6.