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Post by revtor » Fri Nov 01, 2019 9:58 am

Found this

https://www.bgmicro.com/COM1234.aspx


Decent price for a nice joystick for synth hacking !!

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Post by ranix » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:46 pm

sexy

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Post by Boris_Yeltsin » Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:10 pm

Pretty cool, but that is one chunky joystick :lol:
They sell a little breakout board for the connector on the site and it looks like its just a 2 row header so it would probably be pretty easy to integrate it with a synth too

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Post by paperCUT » Fri Nov 01, 2019 5:32 pm

Holy shit I was in need of a remote joystick just this evening. That would make a fantastic module as long as the springs aren't an issue.

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Post by revtor » Fri Nov 01, 2019 11:04 pm

Springs can be connected/disconnected with a switch on the bottom iirc..

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Post by paperCUT » Mon Nov 04, 2019 2:51 pm

Are these actually potentiometers or just switches? I cant seem to find that.

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Post by Boris_Yeltsin » Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:09 pm

According to this https://hackaday.io/project/165961-ibm- ... kout-board they are just potentiometers.

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Post by megaohm » Mon Nov 04, 2019 8:40 pm

They are pot based and are great for synth use.
I don't recall the connector name they mate with but that should be easy to google.
They also have a second push button on the back.
As stated already, the stick is spring loaded or free moving selected via bottom switches, one per axis.
Good price for new/sealed, too.
I'd buy some if I didn't already have four of them.
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www.MegaOhmAudio.com

Will work for pistachios

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