[LAD] Fader mapping - was - Ardour MIDI tracer

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Aug 20 16:54:14 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 20, 2014 at 10:37 AM, Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net> wrote:

> On Mon, 18 Aug 2014, Fons Adriaensen wrote:
>  A slightly better mapping would be 80 step of 0.5 dB for the
>> range +10...-30, then smoothly increase the step size to arrive
>> at a minimum gain of -70 dB or so. Even for this the calculations
>> are trivial.
> I thought this was quite exciting, the idea of being able to use a linear
> input and map it directly to DB. However, Mixers don't look like that, the
> area from plus 10 to -10 takes up a whole lot more room on the fader travel
> than anything lower than that.

if you haven't discovered this yet, you will find that ardour does the same
non-linear, volumetric mapping of fader position.
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