[sdiy] Two parameter mechanical controller thoughts....

mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca
Fri Jun 7 12:13:16 CEST 2019

On Fri, 7 Jun 2019, Pete Hartman wrote:
> Is there some other approach that would work better/more reliably? Are there
> pre-made slide pots that have encoders built into their shafts? Am I missing
> some other prior art on how this could be accomplished?

My first thought would be to use a loop of flexible PCB to make the
connection to the moving part - much like the connection to the print head
of a dot matrix or ink jet printer.  That doesn't solve all the mechanical
design issues, but it means you don't need to deal with sliding electrical

Matthew Skala
mskala at ansuz.sooke.bc.ca                 People before tribes.

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