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Slide-400 v1.0 $43.40US
 
2 - 6 : $41.23US ( save 5% )
7 - 19 : $39.06US ( save 10% )
20 + : $34.72US ( save 20% )
excl. sales tax

Is your keyboard lacking a cool ribbon controller ? Or maybe you want 5 more... Tracks upto 400 mm (15.7 inch).

If you need one with different sensing area dimensions, here are all the versions we have available:

  • Slide-050 (50 x 7.0 mm, 2.0 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-100 (100 x 7.0 mm, 3.94 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-150 (150 x 7.0 mm, 5.91 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-200 (200 x 7.0 mm, 7.87 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-300 (300 x 7.0 mm, 11.8 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-400 (400 x 7.0 mm, 15.7 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-500 (500 x 7.0 mm, 19.7 x 0.28 inch)
  • Slide-750 (750 x 7.0 mm, 29.5 x 0.28 inch)
  • SlideRound (46-56 mm, 1.8-2.2 inch inner-outer diameter)
  • SlideWide (165 x 160 mm, 6.49 x 6.30 inch)
  • And that's not all .. still more can be made available upon request: Slide-12, Slide-25, Slide-150, Slide-1000 (12.5/25/150/1000 x 7.0 mm, 0.492/0.984/5.91/39.4 x 0.28 inch), as well as narrower (6.0 mm, 0.24 inch) versions of all straight Slide sensors and SlideRound sensor.

Application examples

  1. Use as ribbon controller, perfect for your keyboard or DJ setup. Or check how Uwe Steger used the Slide.
  2. May be used as a pitch controller to design your own fretless base. See this videoclip for a demo how a Slide-500 was combined with the TouchStrip to control eg. vibrato at the same time. Add TouchMinis for capturing slaps. A GForce3D will help you accentuate your tones when you move the stem upright.
  3. Create a fancy control panel by combining Push sensors (Push, Push3D), Reach sensors (Reach, ReachClose), Slide sensors (see above), Touch sensors (Touch, TouchMicro-05 TouchMicro-10, TouchMini, TouchMiniOn, TouchStrip) and Turn sensors to name a few.

Technical specifications

Product Slide-400 sensor
Version 1.0 (November 2014)
Sensing parameter single-axis contact position
Sensing method resistive
Active area 400 x 7.0 mm (15.7 x 0.28 inch)
Range 400 mm (15.7 inch)
Output resistance approx. ? kOhm (no force applied), ? to ? kOhm when moving from one end to the other
Calibration
mm inch Voltage (use 5 V power supply) 7-bit MIDI value (use 'no processing' editor preset)
no contact no contact 0.00 0
0 0 0.00 0
400 15.7 5.00 127
Power supply 1.0 to 10 V DC, ? mA at 5 V
Sensor dimensions 416 x 20.5 x 0.5 mm (16.4 x 0.807 x 0.02 inch)
Weight 20 g (0.71 oz), incl. cable
Cable 1.0 m (39 inch), shielded, red wire = power, black wire = ground, white wire = sensor output, maximum extension 30 m (98 ft)
Connector male plug with a row of 3 pins spaced 2.54 mm (0.100 inch)
Software support

  1. Our EditorX software allows you to configure the digitizer to process and map the sensor data of multiple sensors simultaneously.
  2. Our Link software allows you to receive the sensor data from the digitizer and use your computer to view, calibrate, record, process and map the sensor data of multiple sensors simultaneously.
  3. Our SensorX software allows you to receive the sensor data from the digitizer and use your computer to view, calibrate, record, process and map the data of a single sensor.

Application notes
  1. Touching the sensor at both ends for an extended period of time creates a short-circuit that may result in damage to the sensor. When mounting the sensor with eg. clamps, make sure that there is no contact force on the sensitive areas at the ends.
  2. The sensor can be trimmed so that multiple units can be placed adjacently, forming a multi-touch area. Please note that modifying the sensor voids any warranty we may provide.
  3. The sensor can be stacked on top of another sensor that's rotated by an angle (eg. 90 degrees) in the same plane to create a two-dimensional touch controller.
  4. The sensor is operational while bent. Please note that since the sensor wasn't designed to be used in bent form, we can't provide durability information and guarantee the specifications. There is a limit to the bend angle, ie. if the sensor is bent too sharply the material will crease and possibly tear.

This page was updated on Monday 20 November 2017.
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