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Whats a good standalone 3-axis controller? Something not tied to a computer, say using a Picaxe that I can make self-contained with a triggered routine?
 

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Whats a good standalone 3-axis controller? Something not tied to a computer, say using a Picaxe that I can make self-contained with a triggered routine?
Steve Koci/ Halstaff just came up with an super easy and inexpensive system for programming prop.
 

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That's pretty cool. I would like to see a demo of programming the jaw with this, I suspect it's not that easy to get precise mouth sync.
 

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If you use the Wee little talker from haunt hackers. It works great. It will sync up audio with the jaw. No programming for the jaw
 

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As far as I know, the PICOBOO units will not control servos.
No they won't...They have a lot of different controllers for different purposes so when you go to the site, you have to click on the appropriate link for what you want to do....It this case servo controllers....They have everything from a simple plug a couple servos in (picotalk) to a 16 servo channel DMX set up....I just wanted to throw the name out there to help him form a list of solutions he can research....They aren't the cheapest but they are industry standard and very simple to use....ZR
 

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No they won't...They have a lot of different controllers for different purposes so when you go to the site, you have to click on the appropriate link for what you want to do....It this case servo controllers....They have everything from a simple plug a couple servos in (picotalk) to a 16 servo channel DMX set up....I just wanted to throw the name out there to help him form a list of solutions he can research....They aren't the cheapest but they are industry standard and very simple to use....ZR
Yes but the DMX servo controller also needs a Flex or Flexmax controller to be stand alone. Starts getting pretty pricey. 🎃
 

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Yes but the DMX servo controller also needs a Flex or Flexmax controller to be stand alone. Starts getting pretty pricey. 🎃
When you start getting into those capabilities, every solution is pricey....But for something simple like the OP is asking, you can get a picotalk for under 100 bucks...That also gives you a second servo output and led eyes....Not a bad deal I don't think....ZR

 

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When you start getting into those capabilities, every solution is pricey....But for something simple like the OP is asking, you can get a picotalk for under 100 bucks...That also gives you a second servo output and led eyes....Not a bad deal I don't think....ZR

I'm not gonna keep going back and forth on this but the PicoTalk will not control a 3-Axis skull (which is what the OP is looking for) 😉
 

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If you use the Wee little talker from haunt hackers. It works great. It will sync up audio with the jaw. No programming for the jaw
Thanks Hud...small issue though. Haunt Hackers is currently not selling product due to COVID. If they were, I'd just go ahead and do a Banshee Jr, which would solve the problem.
 
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