[PD] Motorized faders as force feedback?

cyrille henry cyrille.henry at la-kitchen.fr
Thu Aug 11 19:12:38 CEST 2005


Spencer Russell a écrit :
> So I'm waiting for the Behringer BCF-2000 control surface that I
> bought off ebay, and thinking of all the fun stuff I could do
> with it. There's a PMPD example patch with several sliders
> connected to eachother like an elastic string, and I was thinking
> it'd be fun to connect each slider to a fader on the BCF, so when
> I moved one fader, the others would move in a ripply wave effect.


> That got me thinking of other fun ways to use the motorized
> faders, and as I've also been thinking of getting a
> force-feedback controller or 2, I was wondering if it's damaging
> to the motors or anything to use them for that.
motors are not controled with force, but with position.
and they does not produce lots of forces.

so, i don't think a bcf2000 can be concidered as a force feedback 

but you can try...


> I've never really
> used motorized faders for anything besides recalling sessions on
> digital mixing boards, so I don't really know how they react to
> the resistance of your fingers, and if they can push against you
> without doing any harm.
> any thoughts?

> -spencer
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