Universal Neve 1073 Midi Controller

...and how to do so...
vonvon
KVRist
39 posts since 8 Sep, 2018

Post Thu Jan 02, 2020 4:33 am

I finished my project.

It's Universal Neve 1073 controller.

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Used Arduino UNO Clone. 3 analog pots, 5 encoders + buttons. Freq. selectors are analog pot and gains are encoder.

Encoders works as rotary encoder + button. It's better for fast and easy usage.

- PRE/MIC : Encoder controls preamp gain. Button controls switching between Mic Pre / Line Amp.

- <-CH : Encoder controls low gain. Button selects previous track.

- CH-> : Encoder controls mid gain. Button selects next track.

- OUT/EQ : Encoder controls output level. Button works as bypass button.

- (UI) HIGH : Encoder controls high gain. Button is opening or closing GUI.

Tested with all 1073 plugins and DAWs.

I used Arduino Clone cause it's my first attempt and i don't want to pay more. So, i'm using Hairless Midi to make it work. Really easy...

Total cost (included Arduino UNO Clone, case, knobs, pots and encoders) is $21!
Last edited by vonvon on Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:11 am, edited 2 times in total.

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Tj Shredder
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3674 posts since 6 Jan, 2017 from Outer Space

Re: Arduino & 12 Encoders - Which version?

Post Thu Jan 16, 2020 6:47 am

I am not an Arduino expert, but for such basic things any should do...

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BertKoor
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11423 posts since 8 Mar, 2005 from Utrecht, Holland

Re: Arduino & 12 Encoders - Which version?

Post Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:02 am

The Arduino itself is surely not the issue / bottleneck.
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whyterabbyt
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27746 posts since 4 Sep, 2001 from R'lyeh Oceanic Amusement Park and Funfair

Re: Arduino & 12 Encoders - Which version?

Post Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:57 am

12 rotary encoders will need 24 pins (or 36 if you want button functionality per encoder too), so, yeah, probably a Mega, unless you want to start messing about with muxes.
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vonvon
KVRist
39 posts since 8 Sep, 2018

Re: Universal Neve 1073 Midi Controller

Post Wed Jan 22, 2020 8:07 am

Thanks for replies!

I finished my project.

Please, see first post for details.

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