[sdiy] Momentum in front panel controls?

cheater cheater cheater00social at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 21:48:42 CEST 2022

The Steam Deck has a touchpad capable of haptic feedback and it has a
mode that simulates a trackball, and that has momentum. It's pretty
well implemented actually. I just tried my logitech trackball and it
has momentum but it's not quite as nice owing to a lot of friction.

On Tue, Sep 13, 2022 at 9:36 PM Mattias Rickardsson <mr at analogue.org> wrote:
> The Revox A76 FM tuner (A77 sibling) had a heavy and nice tuning dial with quite a lot of momentum but almost no friction, really good to turn and feel.
> Heavy or big knobs can be great in the right context. The Roland/Boss BBD delays (DC-10 etc) have large knobs (a la TR-808 big knob) that makes the delay time adjustment almost feel like a rubber band.
> /mr
> Den tis 13 sep. 2022 19:04cheater cheater via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org> skrev:
>> I was wondering if anyone had seen sliders or knobs that had momentum.
>> I think it could feel nice to work with something like that, and it
>> could also let you eg propel a slider to make a slow fade happen while
>> you're also doing other things at the same time. This video about
>> flywheels made me think about it:
>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TrNEkbdXEuw
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