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The appropriate remote volume controller

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I use LYNX HILO. The volume controller with acceleration is fantastic, but there is no remote. The HILO on the rack is far away from me, making it difficult to adjust the volume.

I mainly connect iPad and HILO via USB so I can't control the volume on the iPad. So the only way is to turn the volume knob directly.

I have found some smart ways.



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This is the result of the user created using Arduino. It looks nice, but I don't know how to deal with Arduino.

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It's a smart solution for dumbs like me!





Anyway I want to control the volume via remote. Can you find a finished product similar to the photo I presented? If I can find it, my life will be enriched.
 

Blumlein 88

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Depends upon playback software in use. If you use an iPhone good chance there's a remote app to control volume on the iPad.
 

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Here is a official app. But as far as I understand, you need a mac or pc connected to the Hilo with the app runnig, to remote control via the Hilo remote iOs app. Maybe this also works with iPad as host and iPhone as remote?
 

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@STUDIO51 what is the signal flow in your system.

My guess: digital source -> Dirac Processor -> Lynx Hilo (digital in, stereo analog out) ->dbx PA2, stereo analog in, separate high and low frequency stereo analog out -> power amps ->Speakers
 
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Depends upon playback software in use. If you use an iPhone good chance there's a remote app to control volume on the iPad.

"I mainly connect iPad and HILO via USB so I can't control the volume on the iPad. So the only way is to turn the volume knob directly. "

Volume control is disabled when iOS device is connected via USB.
 
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@STUDIO51 what is the signal flow in your system.

My guess: digital source -> Dirac Processor -> Lynx Hilo (digital in, stereo analog out) ->dbx PA2, stereo analog in, separate high and low frequency stereo analog out -> power amps ->Speakers

You're right in an optical input situation. But when I connect through my iPad(USB), the order is a bit different.

iPAD --USB---> Lynx Hilo--Optical-->Dirac live --Coaxial-->Lynx Hilo--XLR--> dbx PA2 --XLR-> Benchmark AHB2---> JBL M2
 

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buy this:

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Put it in a box with rubber feet and a knob. Sit it on top of the HiLo and use an o-ring/flat belt to attach to the two volume knobs together. Easy.

(you are using the reduction drive, slip clutch and smooth control of the output shaft via the supplied IR remote- not the pot itself. The Hilo is an encoder, so it's very easy to turn)
 
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