Model of The Month TWO!: Battlestar Galactica TOS Colonial Warrior Blaster 1:1

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  1. Revell-Fan

    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    As I mentioned earlier in this thread, I would like to add light and sound to my model. I know how to add the light and how to make it work, however, I don't know how to make the sound play when you pull the trigger. The sound modules available in the shops are way too expensive and the programmable sound chips used in Birthday or X-mas cards don't sound good. Does anyone know a way to build a cheap and effective device which might do the job, maybe with an mp3 player?
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    Gixergs Well-Known Member

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    There are several cheap sound effect toys that might provide usable sound effects.
  3. MTK

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    Use the the sound module from a card and run the output through an op-amp and regular speaker, swap out the lil switch with a push botton that is only on when the contacts are closed i.e. when the trigger is pulled and held.
  4. sjsquirrel

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    If you search on instructables you'll find many that modify those audio greeting cards like
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Circuit-Bending-Audio-Greeting-Cards/ and http://www.instructables.com/id/wristwatch-turntables/step2/audio-greeting-card/.

    I wish I had more time to help with that, but maybe this will point you in the right direction.

    Steve
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  6. Revell-Fan

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    Thanks a lot, too!!!!!!
  7. ekuth

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    Oooo... I am so gonna hack some sound cards.
  8. MTK

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    Yeah, me too. I've got a boatload of sound files that will work with a lot of different things.:mrgreen:
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    "Zap" - "Ka-Woom"! :mrgreen:
  10. MTK

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    More like "By your Command." And of course there's the Cylon eye track....:mrgreen:
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    Whoo-hooo! Whoo-hooo! :twisted: ("Michael, you do not want to use the Turbo-Boost again, do you?" - Oops, wrong series!:mrgreen:)
  12. MTK

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    LOL! Same electronics essentially.:mrgreen:
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    It looks like I am going to have to brush up on my quick draw, and hip shots.train97
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    Don't frighten me..! :mrgreen:

    BTW, left-side and right-side greeblies are unfolded! I am now proceeding with the main core. CU! :wave:
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    Rhaven Blaack ADMINISTRATOR Administrator Moderator

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    You have nothing to worry about my friend. :thumb: I just want to get ready to blast some toasters.train97
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    Revell-Fan Co-Administrator Administrator Moderator

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    Phew! :oops::oops::oops:
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    Hehehe... I still need to stress about my breakfast then...
  18. Zathros

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    My son saw this and was all over me! Another one to add to the list!
  19. Revell-Fan

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    Hello, Zathros! Greetings to your son. Please tell him I am working hard on it, however, it still needs some time. Stay tuned and be patient, please! :wave::wave::wave:
  20. MTK

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    Great Job Revell-Fan!:thumb: