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Looking for a USB Mixer ROS interface

asked 2012-05-03 11:17:11 -0500

vpradeep gravatar image

updated 2014-01-28 17:12:12 -0500

ngrennan gravatar image

I'm interested in using a Motorized USB Audio Mixer to control my ROS based system. One example mixer would be the Behringer BCF2000. Has anyone built a ROS driver for this device or similar USB Mixer/MIDI hardware?

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answered 2012-05-04 11:46:26 -0500

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To actuate the Behringer BCF2000, have a look here:

https://kforge.ros.org/sandbox/bcf2000_driver

It's pretty similar to what was posted above. It uses pygame.midi and exposes the device with a standard Joy message. Pretty straightforward. You can listen to messages on /bcf2000/joy and write to /bcf2000/joy/input to actuate the sliders (axes) or light up the LEDs (buttons).

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answered 2014-03-12 23:44:05 -0500

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updated 2014-03-27 02:22:27 -0500

As kforge is no more, I quickly cooked up a new bcf2000 driver as I could not find the old one anywhere...

You can get a copy of the driver here: github.com/ihavoutis/bcf2000.git

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answered 2012-05-06 04:22:22 -0500

mjcarroll gravatar image

You may be able to use the functionality of my ROSOSC stack, which can serve to interface with OSC (Open Sound Control) hardware and software devices with ROS.

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answered 2012-05-03 13:39:34 -0500

I've been using the Korg nanoKontrol, here is a link to the driver: https://kforge.ros.org/projects/korg_nanokontrol/ . It is non-motorized though. I know there is a driver for the Behringer BCF2000, I'll ask my colleague to post it.

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