Happy Dance!

So Happy!! Tonight I worked on getting the door lock actuator working so I could finally have my fire extinguisher effect. essentially I just replaced the weak solenoid with the awesome door lock motor that Victor recommended.  I got this one on Amazon for about $7 and free shipping! rigged up by kimncris, on Flickr … Continue reading »

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mist fail

well I guess with a success has to come a failure… I thought now that my servos are possible that I would try to get the mist effect working. I know that soleniod and arduino are dangerous bedfellows – and seeing how victor and mike did theirs basically just powering the solenoid with 12v via … Continue reading »

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servo control – activate!

finally – an R2 success! yesterday I finally got up the nerve to redo my wiring with my screwshield that Randy recommended about a year ago. screwshield parts by kimncris, on Flickr assemble by kimncris, on Flickr I hard wired in this little jumper circuit so that I could add or take away the 10k … Continue reading »

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