Re: [AH] Joystick?

From Tim Lee
Sent Mon, Jan 21st 2008, 23:49

You can find NOS or used computer joysticks on the 'Bay and in thrift stores
pretty cheapily and easily and just take em apart. You could then use
something like the Dot Com pedal interface module:
http://synthesizers.com/q142.html
or a simpler circuit like the Wiard:
http://www.musicsynthesizer.com/Joystick/1209.htm


On 1/21/08 5:20 PM, "HQ" <feedandseedrecords@gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for the link. That's a cool joystick (and the woggle module looks
> cool too), but I'm looking for something I can fit into my custom case
> (think music easel/synthi). I could disassemble a doepfer module and use the
> parts, but I figure it would be cheaper to buy a joystick pot and go from
> there. Thanks for the suggestion, though.
> 
> yours,
> 
> HQ
> 
> On Jan 21, 2008 1:01 PM, daddio <mrmarz2@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>> I just got one of these - and I LIKE IT!
>> http://www.makenoisemusic.com/joystick.html
>> 
>> has a spring return which can be switched on/off
>> roughly 4" x 4"
>> 
>> 
>> www.tapewarm.com
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: HQ [mailto:feedandseedrecords@gmail.com]
>> Sent: Monday, January 21, 2008 12:46 PM
>> To: analogue@hyperreal.org
>> Subject: [AH] Joystick?
>> 
>> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I would like to build a CV joystick (like wiard or doepfer) to interface
>> with my gear. Can anyone recommend a particular joystick? I'd prefer a
>> metal
>> shaft, friction hold (no spring return to center), not too big--about the
>> size and style of the synthi joystick, sourced in north america. I've done
>> some searches online, but I wondered if anyone has experience with a
>> particular model. Thanks.
>> 
>> dp
>> 
>>