This is a VERY basic implementation, showing how HTML elements can control the recorder. Obviously, with graphics and styling, the recorder can look like anything you like.

Bare-bones HTML controls
recorder message:
meter (raw number):
meter (rendered):
recorder time:

If the "meter (raw number)" shows a value of -1, then you probably have to set the permissions for the Flash plugin to "allow" and "remember." There is detailed information about that on this page: