Circuit-bending a Funky Furby #3: sound chip

Today I found a stable bend point on the Funky Furby I’m trying to circuit-bend!

On a whim I started exploring the small chip behind his left ear and I found this:

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Connecting a few different pins (with a wire, to short circuit them) gives the same effect. I’ve marked them in the photo below…

Pink lines show where to short across the pins to get the effect in the recording. There are 4 different wiring options shown here - just choose one!

Pink lines show where to short across the pins to get the effect in the recording. There are 4 different wiring options shown here - just choose one!

These bends don’t affect movement at all. Though I’m happy to have found these ones – and think they’ll sound great when amplified – it’d be nice to have some movement loops too…

Update: Pete Ashton has set the above sound file to music

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