[LAU] Streaming radio and calls from listeners

Carlos sanchiavedraz csanchezgs at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 08:14:51 UTC 2014

2014-06-23 21:58 GMT+02:00 Len Ovens <len at ovenwerks.net>:
> On Mon, 23 Jun 2014, Carlos sanchiavedraz wrote:
>> 2014-06-22 22:21 GMT+02:00 Sam Mulvey <sam at vis.nu>:
>>> [1]: To the point where I'm designing a hardware interface that acts
>>> like the older boards I'm used to, but is all digital underneath.
>>> Right now, I'm using touchscreens, and having to look at what I'm doing
>>> can actually be a problem sometimes.   With pots and switches, I can
>>> feel around.
>> I would be interested in knowing more about that, if it's not a
>> supersecret project. A common goal on my projects is to "feel" instead
> One of the cheapest, easiest to hack pieces of hardware out there is a
> keyboard. Either the old serial ones (mini din) or the USB type already have
> 100 plus switches worked out. It is recognized by linux and X and so by any
> app, most of which have key mappings already. So long as you are using less
> than the full number of switches, it is pretty easy to select switch points
> where there can be multiple key presses at once. A pot is a bit harder (and
> there is midi pots out there) but could be done with two switches where
> moving the pot one way selects one switch and moving it the other way
> selects the other.
> Keyboards (if you just can't find them free... a coffee spill is not a
> problem) can be had for $3 each at thrift stores or even the dollar store
> brand new.
> --
> Len Ovens
> www.ovenwerks.net

Good idea, very convenient and plastic, and quite cheap so it is less
risky to start something for a long run. Keep us informed, please.



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