Check out this terrifyingly fabulous DIY Furby Organ

Furbies were the “IT” item of the ’90s. Everyone I knew either had one or wanted one, including myself. I think I finally managed to get a semi-broken one at a rummage sale, but that’s another story altogether. Digital Trends spoke to Sam Battle, the maker of this synchronized Furby collection, and asked him all the important questions. Questions such as, “Where in the heck did you get all the Furbies?”

“I came up with the idea a good six or seven year ago,” Battle said. “I was modifying Furbies for a few years. I bought a ton of Furbies, but I didn’t have the technical know-how, so the plans laid dormant for a few years. I found myself mentioning to people about this Furby Organ, but whenever I mentioned it, I felt like a dreamer with an empty idea, which got on my nerves. So this New Year’s Eve, I made a resolution to finish this idea. After four weeks of soldering and swearing at inanimate toys, the world has a Furby Organ!”

You can watch the Furby Organ in action on Digital Trends by clicking this link.

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Jenn Toso, Social Media Marketing Specialist, specializes in all things social! As a dedicated member of the social media team at Digi-Key Electronics, you can find her blogging, sharing, tweeting and posting on Digi-Key’s social media channels. Jenn’s passion is the Maker and STEM communities and believes that today’s young people hold the key to a brighter tomorrow for everyone. Jenn holds a Bachelor of Science in Business, a Master of Science in Internet Marketing and a PhD in Hockey Mom. In her spare time, Jenn likes to explore her newly discovered affinity for wearable technology and fuel her addiction to all things hockey. You can usually find Jenn on some type of social media or in a hockey arena – sometimes enjoying both at the same time.

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