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Twitch of the Death Nerve


Controlled by a pic 16f84a microcontroller, it responds to light and shadows in a brightly lit room. Made of plywood, paper clips and popsicle sticks, as far as mechanics.seven servos in all for actuators.The shell is vaccum formed plastic.The video is a bit different than the project at its current stage, as I ultimately wanted more dynamic movement, rather than eye and mouth movement. More video will be coming soon:)

The second video is with an arduino duemanilove board controlled by a single potentiometer.I'm going with the original pic because the movement is creepy and that works well for this particular project.

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I love this robot!

Its totally my style!

Animatronics are neat. I never saw on a private level though. I heard disneyland are pros at this stuff.
scare small children. Congratulations.

damn it' alive , it scare me very much!!!!!

impressive work!

That would be great for home security... If someone walks in and sees that thing writhing on the groung theyre going to leave in a hurry

Jesus that`s creepy as hell! 5 stars for freaking me out.

Did you vacuum form the shell yourself?

Yeah.It's a pretty simple process.But just so you know, the head is actually paper mache.I was kind of inspired by old automata from centuries past and thats why I tried that.I just saw the new paper mache post.I think it's really cool that I'm not the only guy who has tried that!

Oh, very nice!

I must say that robot builders are very much alike. Your project and style totally reminds me of this other cool project: http://letsmakerobots.com/node/12032

The PIC is an awesome platform for robotics .I love it!
Wow! Are you planning to put it outdoors on Helloween and scare the sh#^ out of neighborhood? :D