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#CircuitPlaygroundExpress Chainsaw Prop #ElectronicHalloween

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From bigl.es:

Halloween is nearly upon us, but there is still time to build a project that is sure to scare more candy / sweets from members of the public!

In this project we shall turn a simple Poundland (UK Dollar Store type shop) plastic chainsaw, which is a simple plastic hollow prop with no electronics into a roaring sound effect chainsaw! Press the trigger and listen to the sound of a real chainsaw but we remain perfectly safe as there is no moving chainsaw blade.

We shall be using Adafruit’s Circuit Playground Express, which we shall shorten to CPX in this tutorial. But why are we using this board? Well because it is awesome, and it can play audio WAV (Wave) files via the built in speaker…or to an external speaker, but we need an amplifier!

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