Subject: MAX Digest - 14 Nov 1998 to 15 Nov 1998 (#1998-71)
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 1998 00:00:05 -0500
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There are 4 messages totalling 103 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. piezo cable sensor
  2. up & down
  3. Anatek wind machine
  4. More sensor stuff

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Date:    Sun, 15 Nov 1998 00:50:15 +0000
From:    rb 
Subject: Re: piezo cable sensor

Dan Trueman  wrote:
> Are you familiar with the "flex" sensor from Jameco?
> http://www.jameco.com/cfm/viewdesc.cfm?part_num=150551
>
>
  Eamonn Doyle wrote:
> > does anybody have experience of using piezo cable as a bend sensor?

also see:

FSR (force sensing resistors)

http://www.ace.co.uk/simltd/fsrhome.htm

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Date:    Sun, 15 Nov 1998 15:18:27 +0900
From:    Atau Tanaka 
Subject: up & down

A simple basic essential I thought we had in ISPW times that I can't seem
to find in MSP:

Is there are way to upsample and downsample - - -?

Atau

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Date:    Sun, 15 Nov 1998 11:11:35 +0000
From:    david stevens 
Subject: Re: Anatek wind machine

> From:    tony brooks 
>
> Can anyone help - I am trying to get hold of a wind machine interface =3D=

> made by anatek which is no longer available through my music stores etc=
=2E =3D
> I use with MAX and really need this unit - please contact if you can =3D=

> help.

hi Tony,

a while back, when i was also unable to get hold of the Anatek wind contr=
oller,
i bought a really cheap Yamaha keyboard that included a wind controller i=
nput
and used that solely for the wind controller input. I think i paid about =
=A350 for
the keyboard. Possibly if you're technically inclined, you could ditch th=
e
keyboard and rebox the electronics to make it a bit more compact. I don't=

remember the name/number of the keyboard, but any dealer should be able t=
o tell
you what it was. Alternatively there is a book called Keyfax (i think) wh=
ich
lists old synths and what they do. there was also a yamaha controller box=
 which
had several control wheels as well as wind controller input. That would b=
e
harder to find, but very useful if you could get one.

david

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Date:    Sun, 15 Nov 1998 08:59:36 -0500
From:    Tommy DOG 
Subject: More sensor stuff

Dear Uncle Max,
While we are on the subject of sensors...
Is there a good source on the web for DIY projects that might help people
in choosing the right type of piezo or whatever one may want to experiment
with. I find that the staff at RadioShack aren't always aware of what to
tell you.
TD

  "When The Weird Is Outlawed, Only Outlaws Will Be Weird"

  Rev. Tommy DOG, The Brain People and other disruptions
                  http://www.tommydog.com

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