Audio - Sound Servo (PC Mic)

How To Add This Control To Your Project

Step #1) Load the most recent release of EZ-Builder
Step #2) Press the Project tab from the top menu bar of EZ-Builder
Step #3) Press Add Control from the button ribbon bar of EZ-Builder
Step #4) Choose the Audio category tab
Step #5) Press the Sound Servo (PC Mic) icon to add the control to your project


Control servos by the microphone sound source from your computer soundcard. You can control many servos with this control by using the Configure option. Specify the scalar to increase the dynamic range of the audio in relation to the position of the servo. Don't worry if that sounds confusing, play with it and see what you get.

Use this control for a moving mouth of your robot. If there is a vocal track playing, you can have your robot's mouth move to the audio.

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