Round 2 Commlock mod with all the bells and some of the whistles, I hope...


teslabe

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Just received the new Round 2 "Space 1999 Comlock and Stun Gun" kit and will be doing the same mods that I did on my cast resin props, this is the first in the series of videos for the build, I hope everyone who want to do a functional Comlock gets something from this and the future videos. I hope this is the right forum to post this build in.....:unsure:
 

teslabe

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You still have some of those video walkie talkies?
Yes, I have 6 pairs, including the pair we used for software rewrite/flashing and one single unit, but I just bought a single unit with a bad battery compartment for about $11.00 off ebay, I hope it works....
 

teslabe

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Got a little work done before I paint the body and the buttons, also posted a long rambling video to show how I'll be doing some of the mods.
More to come.....
 

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teslabe

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Here is an old video from my first Comlock build using a resin kit, but is the same mod to the Spy Gear Video Walkie Talkies that are going onto the Round 2 build, seems silly to do another video when nothing is changing with this part of the project
 

teslabe

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It doesn't look like I got that much done, but building the sub-assemblies take up a lot of time and have some needed parts slow to arrive isn't helping, but I did get the painting done and that's a big help...
 

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teslabe

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This post covers the mp3/keypad assembly for the Comlock, I used a DFPlayer for the base and made the keyboard out of some prototype board, keeping it as a single unit for easy install.
 

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teslabe

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There is a lot of cutting down of the display's mother board if you want it to lay flat in the corner of the comlock, it needs to bethe same size as the OLED display itself. It's not that hard, just take your time....
 

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teslabe

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Got all the buttons I wanted to be tactile installed and the DFPlayer/mp3 player installed along with the three buttons for the Spy Gear Video Walkie Talkie's menu interface, next comes the installation of the Spy Gear electronics....:)
 

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teslabe

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Some detail on the last buttons I'll be modifying for the Comlocks, these are for the video transceiver's "push to talk", the geiger counter power switch and the 4 channel remote control.
 

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teslabe

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This is just an update of the build and a little more detail of what was done for the last two switch mods.
 

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teslabe

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This is part one of the installation of the remote control that I'm putting in the comlocks. Had a bit of a issue with the encoder/decoder set, I found that the encoder needs to cycle power for each key stroke, makes sense since this pairs are found in battery operated remotes.
 

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teslabe

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This is part two of the building, testing and installing of the remote control for my Comlock.
 

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