How to hack that nutty electronic Chewbacca mask

Remember that video showing the overwhelming glee of the woman enjoying her new Chewbacca mask? Our hyper talented maker pal John Park recorded this instructional video on hacking the Chewbacca Electronic Mask so you can upload any sounds you want, including the crazed laughter of the woman in that wonderful video!

You can still find the mask for sale but, predictably, the third party sellers on Amazon have bumped up the price: Star Wars The Force Awakens Chewbacca Electronic Mask

And here are John's instructions for the hack: Happy Chewbacca Mask (Adafruit Industries)

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  1. Replacing Chewbacca's voice? :wink:

  2. Moms car in the driveway?

    No but for me it was my dad saying; "Where's your car, Maiq?"

  3. Thanks, that was fun to watch. That's my kind of "this old house". Really nice to see his setup too. I just ordered the Helping Hand tool he's using:

  4. Thank you, Wrybread. Yes, I'm addicted to those helping hands tools. I've had friends who made their own versions of these before, but silly me I never did. Now I shudder when I glance at the little old metal ones I used to use that are barely articulated.

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