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Postby PM2017 » December 7th, 2017, 11:18 am

How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)
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Re: Final Action

Postby andrew lorino » December 7th, 2017, 11:22 am

PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


We found some chips online that you can record a message on and have it activated by light (used for stationery).

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Re: Final Action

Postby Kyanite » December 7th, 2017, 4:03 pm

PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


Could use a phonograph

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Re: Final Action

Postby Snarknado » December 8th, 2017, 7:50 am

Kyanite wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


Could use a phonograph

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Re: Final Action

Postby andrew lorino » December 8th, 2017, 8:32 am

Kyanite wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


Could use a phonograph


Or a trained parrot. ;)

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Re: Final Action

Postby ScottMaurer19 » December 8th, 2017, 8:39 am

andrew lorino wrote:
Kyanite wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


Could use a phonograph


Or a trained parrot. ;)

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Re: Final Action

Postby Kyanite » December 8th, 2017, 10:14 am

ScottMaurer19 wrote:
andrew lorino wrote:
Kyanite wrote:
Could use a phonograph


Or a trained parrot. ;)

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Re: Final Action

Postby Snarknado » December 8th, 2017, 10:09 pm

PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)

I believe you should be able to just attach a larger battery to your recorder. At an invitational last Saturday I ended up using a single 9V battery to power mine, even though it was designed to run on two AA batteries in series. However, you may want to be cautious, especially if it's a more expensive/fragile device, as you could potentially damage it.

You could try to use resistors to lower the voltage in the system, but lacking the time or patience to integrate such as solution, I directly connected my 9V at the cost of temporarily losing the recorder's display, but luckily didn't lose the recorder functionality.

Kyanite wrote:Could use a phonograph

While I made a roast attempt on Kyanite earlier, you could use an non-digital format of audio, but I think a tape player or vinyl record player would probably work better than a phonograph, but ultimately you'd still face the same issues with power as you would with a digital media player that would be much easier to work with.
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Re: Final Action

Postby Kyanite » December 9th, 2017, 10:17 am

Snarknado wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)

I believe you should be able to just attach a larger battery to your recorder. At an invitational last Saturday I ended up using a single 9V battery to power mine, even though it was designed to run on two AA batteries in series. However, you may want to be cautious, especially if it's a more expensive/fragile device, as you could potentially damage it.

You could try to use resistors to lower the voltage in the system, but lacking the time or patience to integrate such as solution, I directly connected my 9V at the cost of temporarily losing the recorder's display, but luckily didn't lose the recorder functionality.

Kyanite wrote:Could use a phonograph

While I made a roast attempt on Kyanite earlier, you could use an non-digital format of audio, but I think a tape player or vinyl record player would probably work better than a phonograph, but ultimately you'd still face the same issues with power as you would with a digital media player that would be much easier to work with.


Perhaps, but using a falling weight to turn a phonograph would be relatively easy, only issue is how quiet phonographs are.

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Re: Final Action

Postby antigem » December 10th, 2017, 1:40 pm

andrew lorino wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


We found some chips online that you can record a message on and have it activated by light (used for stationery).


Where did you find those? I might have to try that if my original idea doesn't work
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Re: Final Action

Postby andrew lorino » December 11th, 2017, 8:19 am

antigem wrote:
andrew lorino wrote:
PM2017 wrote:How are people planning on doing the recording while still getting the single battery bonus?
(I'm thinking of finding a way to attach wires to the recorder, where there would normally be the battery.)


We found some chips online that you can record a message on and have it activated by light (used for stationery).


Where did you find those? I might have to try that if my original idea doesn't work


Amazon? I think? I also just thought of those toy microphones that can record a sample.

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Re: Final Action

Postby Snarknado » December 11th, 2017, 9:40 am

andrew lorino wrote:
antigem wrote:
andrew lorino wrote:
We found some chips online that you can record a message on and have it activated by light (used for stationery).


Where did you find those? I might have to try that if my original idea doesn't work


Amazon? I think? I also just thought of those toy microphones that can record a sample.

How about a Furby in your box? 8-)
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Re: Final Action

Postby andrew lorino » December 11th, 2017, 10:09 am

Snarknado wrote:
andrew lorino wrote:
antigem wrote:
Where did you find those? I might have to try that if my original idea doesn't work


Amazon? I think? I also just thought of those toy microphones that can record a sample.

How about a Furby in your box? 8-)


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Re: Final Action

Postby Kyanite » December 12th, 2017, 8:47 am

Snarknado wrote:
andrew lorino wrote:
antigem wrote:
Where did you find those? I might have to try that if my original idea doesn't work


Amazon? I think? I also just thought of those toy microphones that can record a sample.

How about a Furby in your box? 8-)


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Re: Final Action

Postby Jogglet » December 16th, 2017, 12:01 pm

Does the event timer stop when "The End" starts to play or at the end of the sound "The End?"


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