Super fan project sent in by Nick. A real conundrum – to press the giant button begging for its life or not? Check out the full details from the blog:
If you don’t know what that is, it is the magical reset button that is used to reboot Janet. In the show, as you approach the button, Janet begs for you to not reset her in all of the hilarious and imaginative ways that you would expect.
The Adafruit “Music Maker” shield was perfect for this project. I used the Windows 10 Voice Recorder program to record my clips and then loaded them onto the SD card. The program is one big event and state machine to track the range of the person and status of the button press.
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