New Video Shows Hackable Controller, nOb, Adjusting Audio Plug-Ins Without Screen Staring

A new video demo shows what this smart, exquisitely crafted, retro-styled knob controller, called nOb, can do when controlling an audio plug-in from Elysia Alpha compressor without screen staring.  

Back in early December were the first major site to feature a story on nOb, a new MIDI/OSC controller designed to alter the way creatives interact with their software. 

So, we’ve heard it all before… goodbye mouse/trackpad, and hello… [insert new revolutionary input device here]. Well, nOb appear to be quite different to controllers we’ve seen come and go here at Ask.Audio. I’ve been particularly impressed by the simplicity of a super precise single rotary knob with touch switches to alter its behavior. 



And on Kickstarter nOb is almost 85% funded with 33 days still to go, which suggests there’s we’ll be able to get hands-on with nOb soon. 

The videos we initially saw suggested nOb is a novel way to control plugins and DAWs… and there’s a new video recently added where Dio explains stationary mode and using his numpad to quickly store and recall parameter assignments while doing some color correction and applying gentle compression on a beat! 

Forward to about 2:15 to see it in action with Elysia’s Alpha compressor plug-in.



Rounik is the Executive Editor for Ask.Audio & macProVideo. He's built a crack team of professional musicians and writers to create one of the most visited online resources for news, review, tutorials and interviews for modern musician and producer. As an Apple Certified Trainer for Logic Pro Rounik has taught teachers, professional... Read More


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