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Help needed: electronic light/sound gadget Answered

Hi guys,

I'm hoping someone can help direct a complete newbie. I'm a magician trying to build a gadget that looks like a steampunky-science-device. I'm working on a routine like this one:


If you go to the 09:00 mark you'll see it in action. I bought the instructional DVD from the man in the video which supposedly includes instructions on making the gadget, but although he explains the flash-paper-ignition part clearly he doesn't even touch on how to make the lights and sound.

I'm fine with woodworking, soldering etc. but I have no clue what pieces I need to buy to make flashing lights, squeally squawky adjustable sounds etc. If anyone can tell me what parts I need and how to string them together, or where to go to find suitable instructions, I'd be very grateful.

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Kiteman (author)2017-02-27

You need to move this from "Bugs" to "Technology".

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MalcolmR15 (author)Kiteman2017-02-27

Thanks Kiteman. I'll try that. For some reason on the form it only gave me four options, none of which was technology, but I'll try to do so.

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