Check out this awesome project from the folks at Tested.com to build an authentic Ghostbusters ghost trap replica! Sean Charlesworth modeled the replica to be as close to the original props as possible and then 3D printed almost everything to assemble it. What really makes this project great is the attention to detail and working mechanics, like opening doors and even smoke generators (using e-cigarettes). If you look closely you’ll even see Adafruit parts like a music maker, proto-screw shield, LED bargraph backpack and more! Check out the video for all the details of the build–awesome work!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.
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