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Johnc
07-11-2007, 09:54 PM
Could not find a talking boris but have found out how to modify a bucky skull with a talking fur. What I want to do is have a live voice come from the skull so it will communicate with the visitors. SO, I need a mic, some tyoe of amp and a speaker in the skull. The question is how how to change the voice to make it errie, scary, monsterous, whatever. I don't want to run it through a computer and the voice changers I've seen advertised are for phones. It has to exist, I just don't know what its called or where to get it. BTW, is wireless an option ?: Does what I want already exist?:confused:

Thanks

Greg Chrise
07-11-2007, 11:12 PM
For wireless one of those walky talky family cell phone things? The audio triggers the mouth movement and the voice changer can be a cheap $7 thing on the talking end of the phone. I know there are pro voice changers for phones in security catalogs (for whistle blower phone calls) Hello, this is your Aunt Ruth calling...

Duz the fur activate movement by sound? This actually should be a Radio Shack thing, a little circuit for turning on and off voice recorders.

Overall, ventriloquism is so much cheaper. Just throw your voice. Don't move your lips. You only have 3 months to get really good!

Greg Chrise
07-11-2007, 11:27 PM
Yes, go into Radio Shack and DEMAND sock puppet technology!

Johnc
07-12-2007, 10:05 PM
I would love to be able to spend 1200.00 on an animated skull but thats more than I get on my retirement check. I do this for the kids in the neighborhood, one night a year. When you don't have a puppet, a sock puppet is better than none.
Sorry to have bothered you, I'll look else where.

Jim Warfield
07-12-2007, 11:45 PM
Most kids would be fascinated by a sock puppet talking as your retirement money dribbled out of it's sock hiding place.
"Money" Talks.

Scottzilla
07-12-2007, 11:46 PM
Get a wireless microphone and connect an effects processor between the mic and your amplifier. I have one of these and it works good (There's even a preset called "Monster"), but you can go up or down on fanciness depending on your budget:

http://cgi.ebay.com/Digitech-Vocal-300-Voice-Effects-Processor_W0QQitemZ320136170126QQihZ011QQcategoryZ 41419QQssPageNameZWDVWQQrdZ1QQcmdZViewItem
(not my auction)

Johnc
07-13-2007, 06:35 AM
Thank you for the information.