Halloween prop: Bigmouth billy bass

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Back in 2001, the Bigmouth billy bass was still relatively new. Hacking one to record and play back both audio and movement was quite a new feat. You can read all about how they pulled it off. Though most of us agree that this could be done easier now, with off the shelf microcontrollers, this is a great example of constructing your own system to fit the need. We’ve seen a similar hack done very recently with an mbed microcontroller.

8 thoughts on “Halloween prop: Bigmouth billy bass

  1. You can give the Bass more than its required voltage easily through an ac adapter and it will slam out at you. However, I burnt something out on mine after repeated testing. I hated that thing.

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