|Alex - by David Buckley
After making Hugo for the workshop on Animatronics I gave to the Props Department at the Royal National Theatre, London, I went to see Edward Buckley at Milford Instruments with the idea that Milford could maybe sell it as a kit. We agreed and I produced a prototype in plywodd and Milford made a ccontrol board to my design.
The circuit enables the user to
record 15 seconds of sound or speech using the onboard microphone and recording chip.
then puppet in turn -
Playback can be from the Play button, or from a remote switch, or continuously after power-on play and then delay.
- the Eyes variable left and right
- The Head variable turn left and right
- the Head variable nod
- the Mouth variable open and close