[sdiy] Momentum in front panel controls?

Ben Stuyts ben at stuyts.nl
Tue Sep 13 22:59:04 CEST 2022

Would you actually need mechanical momentum? If it’s an encoder you could perhaps detect the ‘flick’ motion and do a nice momentum curve in software. Would work nice with a circle of LED’s around it.


> On 13 Sep 2022, at 19:01, cheater cheater via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:
> 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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