I’m going to take a jumping spider prop that I bought a while ago and tear it down so i can upgrade it to work better in my haunted house.
Props like these good for scaring trick or treaters, and party guests, but don’t work that well in a haunted attraction. So I bought a Trinket M0 micro-controller from adafruit.com to use as a new brain for this jumping spider.
This video is just the tear down of the prop. I’ll post the video about connecting and programming the Trinket M0 soon.
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