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Alex - by David Buckley 1998

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 control 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.