DIY: Build a controller with a knob that can easily change the volume of any app on your PC
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DIY: Build a controller with a knob that can easily change the volume of any app on your PC

Ruben Henares has designed a Maxmix controller with a stylist knob that could save us the stress of having to always go through the menus and on-screen sliders to change the volume of individual apps on our PCs. The knob on the controller takes an input from the encoder/button to...

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Stereo volume and balance control with Rotary Encoder using MAX5440
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Stereo volume and balance control with Rotary Encoder using MAX5440

The project described here is a compact stereo volume and balance control with rotary encoder. It provides 32 log potentiometer steps with buffered wiper output. The project can easily replace mechanical potentiometer. 5 LEDs indicate the volume level or balance settings , depending on...

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Nui – IR Volume Controller
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Nui – IR Volume Controller

Alvaro Prieto made an IR volume controller and wrote a post on his blog detailing its assembly: Nui is an IR controlled volume controller for analog audio. It sits between your audio source and speakers and can amplify or reduce the volume using IR commands (and eventually BLE). Why do...

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USB Volume Control and Caps Lock LED
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USB Volume Control and Caps Lock LED

p_leriche @ instructables.com build a USB volume control which is simple, cheap and extensible. Check it out: I'm not the first person to publish an Instructable for a USB volume control, but I think this one is about as simple and cheap as it gets, and at the same time can be...

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Attiny2313 & Attiny84 V-USB Media Volume Control
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Attiny2313 & Attiny84 V-USB Media Volume Control

Rupert Hirst shares his thoughts on creating a V-USB based media volume control: Although you may think a rotary encoder is just a rotary encoder, when selecting one for a specific purpose such as a volume knob, the feel  and quality can play a large part in your design decision....

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