Project Mercury - Akai AX80 Clone

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Re: Project Mercury - Akai AX80 Clone

Post by sharc » Tue Feb 18, 2014 12:34 am

...or any other MIDI controller which handles 14bit CC's. It's not a Behringer standard afterall ;)

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Re: Project Mercury - Akai AX80 Clone

Post by fra77x » Tue Feb 18, 2014 2:33 am

i can't understand what can be different with the panel pots. When you use the mouse you have great control,
the further from the mouse click more fine control. Please explain more.

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Re: Project Mercury - Akai AX80 Clone

Post by sharc » Tue Feb 18, 2014 4:50 am

Sliders are a personal preference in this instance. They make it easier to adjust the panel size to accommodate various amounts of controls.

In BC Modular modules where you've got extra graphics for module colour, text highlight and connection indicators using sliders saves a bit of bulk compared to knob animations.

Also, horizontal sliders are my go to circuit control in the SDK ;)

I don't have anything against panel pots though and have used them in plenty of other devices and also the BC Control Panels.

A large BC Modular patch does in some ways resemble a large patchbay, but this isn't too uncommon in analogue modular systems. Freedom of patching is imo the most important aspect of any modular.

However, If you like to have little knobs on your modules instead that's OK too :)

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