Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet Sounds - Mini Review

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by Tony_Bacala, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. Tony_Bacala

    Tony_Bacala Car Robots Professional Administrator

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    So, I opened up the Voice Changer Helmet. For those that don't have it yet, I recorded the phrases built into the helmet into one file, and recorded myself talking through the voice modulator, which makes your voice sound robotic, into another file.

    You can check those here.

    Phrases
    Speaking Sample

    I know this stuff for kids, but something was just fun about running around the house talking like a robot, freaking out my cat with the voice, and then blasting her with the Big Arm Blaster nerf darts. Don't worry, she liked it. It gave her someone to battle, she's a fighter. Out of everything seen HERE, I got a kick out of those 2 things the most.

    The thing is big, if I didnt apply the straps it actually falls off my head. And I wear a 7 5/8ths fitted hat. So, adults you can buy this and act a fool in your own neighborhood. Can be adjusted for kids tho on the inside.

    Also looks great on the desk, similar to having a human sized bust of Prime on your mantle. Yet, you can pick it up and play with it whenever necessary (friends come over, cat harassing, girlfriend embarrassing, etc.)

    So, I suggest all super Transformers nerds pick this sucker up on Saturday (June 2nd, Tomorrow) or whenever possible. Then go to 7-11 and grab a Transform Your Summer Pepsi in it.

    Can't find it locally, check it out on eBay: Optimus Prime Voice Changer Helmet Results from eBay.
     
  2. shibamura_prime

    shibamura_prime Jumpin' Jellyfish! Super Mod

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    I got mine yesterday at Target, and spent the rest of the night at a friend's place singing songs from "The Last Unicorn" while wearing it. Funny thing is, I HATE that movie. XD
     
  3. Sidecutter

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    Wait. Is it just me, or is that Gary Chalk doing the voice for Prime in those phrases?
     
  4. KYQ

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    Good lord this thing is so hilariously awesome/embarrassing, I almost wanna buy it :D ........almost..
     
  5. Fit For natalie

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    What the hell?

    Didn't Hasbro's website have mp3s of Peter Cullen saying the EXACT same lines? Cullen's residuals couldn't have been that expensive, could they?

    Its not even a case of low-grade electronics changing how the voice sounds, the intonation and emphasis is different.
     
  6. Kickback

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    I did not.
     
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    Yep. It is in fact Chalk.

    I went to the drive-thru this morning at BK for breakfast with it on.

    It was so awesome.
     
  8. Shin Densetsu

    Shin Densetsu I WILL DESTROY YOU Super Mod

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    Wow. You guys are very close to convincing me to buy this thing, and I had no intention before to do so. I might do it now....
     
  9. Noisemaze2006

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    I've had one for a couple weeks. Its awesome! Makes you sound just like Freddy Krueger.
     
  10. Galvatron397

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    Same here, that voice change is a lot better than the Darth Vader one! :thumb 
     
  11. Radaphyte

    Radaphyte Sanity redefined.

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    At first I wasn't...

    Now I will. At some point. When my cash isn't being blown on the actual transformers/paying my mum back the loan for the PS3. Argh! Damn it all! There's too much to buy!
     
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    I was so happy to find out it actually fit on my big ass head. I absolutely love it. I think I may get the arm blaster now.

    I can already picture what I will be doing for Halloween this year :) 
     
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    Wait, what? What the slag happened to the Peter Cullen lines? That makes me sad.
     
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    Doesn't sound like Cullen OR Chalk to me.

    It does however, sound exactly like whatever-the-hell in-house guy did the voice samples for the Movie 20th Anniversary Op's talking base. If not for the line about the Allspark, I could've been convinced they just reused the sound samples. 'Sa shame, since clean voice samples from Cullen already existed, as was said, and would just need to be massaged into whatever processing was needed for the helmet. I suppose legal/money issues rear their ugly head again.
     
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    It's like a mix of the 20th DVD Prime voice and Gary Chalk.

    But what gives it away that it's Chalk is the way he says "I AM OPTIMUS PRIME!" ... not to mention "DECEPTICONS" ... how he changes his pitch for various phrases just like Chalk ... it has to be.

    Besides, what's the guy got for work now?
     
  16. Recall

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    Nows thats funny :lol 
     
  17. JaviSRK

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    So someone here needs to take a pic with the helmet on...
     
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    I agree, but the line about protecting the allspark cube sounds an aweful lot like Cullen to me.
     
  20. HyperGeek_1984

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    I'm thinking of going to a strip club with the helmet and seeing if Optimus Prime can't get a lapdance.
     

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