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  • Modify A Talking Skull To Say Anything You Want

    FYI, when I opened up the skull I purchased at Target, it seems that it's not a Gemmy after all. Or at least it's very different than the talking skull in this project. It uses a Piezo element to trigger the skull and all the components are in different places as well. Quite an elaborate work of engineering. I'm attaching photos in case you're interested/

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  • Modify A Talking Skull To Say Anything You Want

    Actually, I'm not that new at this. I have a couple of Halloween props that are pretty advanced, including an (Arduino-controlled) owl whose head moves randomly and eyes light up when triggered by a motion sensor. I guess what I'd really like to do with this talking skull is be able to change what it says and have it all triggered by a motion sensor. For that I’ll need an Mp3 board paired with an Arduino? You mention the Catalex MP3 board in one of your comments. Does Blue Point sell the phone jack and plug and 3.5mm stereo jack, PCB mount, etc.?

    Actually, I'm not that new at this. I have a couple of Halloween props that are pretty advanced, including an (Arduino-controlled) owl whose head moves randomly and eyes light up when triggered by a motion sensor. https://youtu.be/sXtBmXUMhKAI guess what I'd really like to do with this talking skull is be able to change what it says and have it all triggered by a motion sensor. Has anyone done that?

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  • Modify A Talking Skull To Say Anything You Want

    Gosh, this is amazing. I happened to pick up one of those Gemmy skulls from Target yesterday and I was looking for ways to modify it. At least I think it's a Gemmy skull. Except mine is sound activated, not motion activated. Quick question: If you buy the ready-made circuit board from Blue Point, what other parts from the list do you need? Do you still need the diodes and resistors? I'm obviously new at this.

    Gosh, this is amazing. I happened to pick up one of those Gemmy skulls from Target yesterday and I was looking for ways to modify it. Quick question: If you buy the ready-made circuit board from Blue Point, what other parts from the list do you need? Do you still need the diodes and resistors? I'm obviously new at this.

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