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Gadget Freak Case #254: Motion Controlled Blinking Eyes

Don Lutz
5/13/2014  
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Cadman-LT
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Re: I get distracted ....
Cadman-LT   6/9/2014 6:35:06 PM
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JimT, very funny!

Pubudu
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Re: Eyes Rotation
Pubudu   5/29/2014 2:18:08 PM
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Don its very cool thanks for sharing the video which will add more value to the article.

djsfantasi
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Re: Eyes Rotation
djsfantasi   5/23/2014 8:30:45 AM
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For those of you who mentioned having the eyes move, here is a link to a YouTube video of another pair of eyes that I had made. These do move side to side. http://youtu.be/LLystzKET18

JimT@Future-Product-Innovations
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I get distracted ....
JimT@Future-Product-Innovations   5/20/2014 1:28:14 PM
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 .... I just keep seeing the Money I could be saving, by Switching to GEICO ....



 

 

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MOTION CONTROLLED BLINKING EYES
bobjengr   5/17/2014 5:28:33 PM
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Don, I write create work instructions as part of the services my company provides.  Yours for this project are outstanding.  Great job in formatting.  The projects seems to be one a univeristy student would certainly enjoy.  Excellent "Freak" example.  

djsfantasi
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Re: Video
djsfantasi   5/17/2014 9:55:43 AM
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Thank you. The artist has promised me pictures and a video when he's done.

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Cabe Atwell   5/17/2014 3:30:15 AM
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Nice project Don, you should upload a video of the animatronic rock once it's done!

djsfantasi
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djsfantasi   5/15/2014 1:35:18 PM
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Doesn't the picture at the bottom of the home page have a "play" button in the lower left corner. It plays fine for me.

djsfantasi
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Re: Motion sensor?
djsfantasi   5/15/2014 1:32:48 PM
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Sorry I missed that.  The motion sensor is a Parallax PIR Motioon Sensor. It can be found at this link http://www.robotshop.com/en/parallax-pir-motion-sensor.html  

I have another project that does have it's eyes move, on YouTube. This particular project did not ask for the eyes to move and I didn't have the budget to add the feature (it was done on commission for an LA artist).

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Motion sensor?
armorris   5/14/2014 3:19:52 PM
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What motion sensor are you using? I don't see it specified in the BOM or the text. Otherwise, the project looks pretty well documented. As someone else said, it would be a lot cooler to have the eyes move as well.

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