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From the Forums: Emmet Costume Build #electronichalloween

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A series of exciting #electronichalloween costumes have been popping up in the wake of the event itself, such as syonker’s excellent Emmet (The LEGO Movie) shared on the Adafruit Forums:

This is “Emmet”, also called, “The Special”, who is the lead character in, “The Lego Movie”. Or rather, it’s a costume of Emmet for Halloween minus a long-sleeved blue shirt and a kid.

Regardless of the audio “wow factor”, the end came out pretty well. Take note of the red, square jar in the lower left. This is the “Piece of Resistance” (which in the film is actually a superglue cap that in at least two scenes glows and shimmers, and says semi-random things like something “other-worldly”). Like the one in the movie, this one too will pulsates, glow , shimmer, etc. like something other-worldly. We always try to work in something with lights, and with retro-reflective material (the stripes on the workman’s suit) for safety reasons, and the NeoPixels have been heavy-hitters for us over the past few years.

I couldn’t do the kinds of things I do for events like this without the help of Adafruit, so a hearty “Thank You!”…both for the fantastic and innovative products you continually bring to market, and for the amazing level and quality of technical help that is provided.

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