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November 15, 2017 AT 10:20 am

Escape Room Puzzle Using 4 Reed Switches Hidden Inside a Globe | @iliketomakestuf #escaperoom #puzzle #arduino

“The electronics are really what make this puzzle possible.”

🙂

Always fun spotting Adafruit tech used in project videos by luminary makers! In the video (below) from Bob Clagett multiple reed switches hidden inside a globe initiate a countdown timer displayed on our own 4-digit 7-segment display, which also displays a ‘lockCode’ when all the reed switches are successfully activated – this code is then used to progress to the next puzzle.

Watch the video for a walkthrough of the circuit and also a bunch of tips & tricks for disassembling and modifying globes – and if you want to tinker with this build for your own puzzle the code is here on GitHub.

(oh and thanks to Dustin for sending this in!)


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