Control posts are used in hollow ventriloquist doll bodies to control the movements of the ventriloquist doll. The number of controlson the control stick will depend on the complexity of your doll.Controllers provide more realistic movement without significant hand motion while the hand is hidden in the body cavity.
We provide standard control sticks for retrofitting dolls or for your complex project. Our controllers include the control stickand neck transition along with a control trigger. We have wood sticks or hollow PVC sticks to fit your needs.
If you are retrofitting a ventriloquist doll, please notice the different sizes for different dolls currently on the market.
Standard Wood Controllers
Standard wood control posts are made from wood dowels. The diameter depends on the size doll. See details below. The standard wood control sticks come with the stick, neck transition and 1 trigger. Contact us if you are looking for a custom controller
PVC control posts are made from PVC pipe. If you want to hide your mechanics inside a control stick, PVC may be your best choice. The diameter
depends on the size doll. See details below. PVC control sticks come with the stick, neck transition and 1 trigger. Contact us if you are looking for a custom controller.
Neck transitions fit between the control post and the head. The rounded transition is used to fit into the recessed portion of the hollow body for a secure fit. The top portion is secured to the puppet head. You add stick and finger control.
Made of solid urethane, you can drill, sand, or paint the transition piece to fit most doll sizes. See different sizes below. We can make custom transitions. Please contact us for custom transitions.
Control triggers are positioned on the control stick and are levers that manipulate the mechanics of the figure.
Other Control Accessories
Listed below are other parts typically used in the mechanics of the figure.