Motion Activate Mandrake : programmed with CircuitPython on a Hallowing!
Thank you so much Elizabeth for sending this incredible project in! We love it! Elizabeth says:
This is a project that I just finished. I was part of a Harry Potter themed
event and was Professor Sprout in a greenhouse. I used my Hallowing MO to
make a Mandrake scream. I adapted John Park’s Magic 9 ball CiruitPython
project for this project. When the Mandrake is pulled upward the scream
starts. It worked great. I will use it for Halloween on my front porch and
will let anyone dressed in a Harry Potter costume pull up the Mandrake.
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