[linux-audio-user] Behringer BCA 2000 - has anyone tried it ?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Mon Feb 28 18:20:15 EST 2005


Hallo,
Joe Hartley hat gesagt: // Joe Hartley wrote:

> On Mon, 28 Feb 2005 16:18:13 -0500
> Spencer Russell <Spencer.Russell at oberlin.edu> wrote:
> 
> > When a device has "infinite rotary encoders", what sort of midi
> > message to they send? The encoders in my US428 just go from 1 to
> > 127, then cycle back to one again.
> 
> They mean that there's no hard stop at either end.  When you turn to 
> the left and get to zero, you can continue turning to the left infinitely,
> though it won't affect the value.

There are others that send relative data: 4 to the left, 12 to the
right or so. For example the Pocket Dial supports this
increment/decrement mode depending on the setup:
http://www.doepfer.de/pd.htm

I *heard* that the Behringer is "broken" in this regard in that it
just stops to send data when one end is reached (that is, it stays at
0 or 127 without wrapping around at all). I'd be glad to hear if this
is true or not, as that would make the rotary encoders useless to me.

Ciao
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