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3 <section name="turntable gallery"> &db; <turntable>
4     <para>While scratching with the mouse usually <italic>sounds</italic> the way terminatorX users
5       want it to (at least if the feedback I get is representative) it doesn't really
6       <italic>feel</italic> like scratching. The only way to get that traditional haptic feedback is
7       to turn your turntable into a mouse device.</para>
8     <para>If you want to do this without harming your mouse nor turntable, the method suggested by
9       the terminatorX logo should be feasible. Optical input devices are known to produce best
10       results in such a scenario. For those interested here's a <dblink
11       id="oldtable">document</dblink> on how I turned my old turntable into a terminatorX device.</para>
12     <para>Luckily a lot of terminatorX users have built their own turntables and I'm really happy to
13       present some of these creations below. Please, if <italic>your</italic> turntable is missing
14         <link ref="mailto:alex@lisas.de">send</link> me some pictures of it so I can add them here.
15       <bold>Thanks</bold> to all contributors!</para>
16     <turntabletable>
17       <tt title="Adam's turntable">
18         <author>
19           <person>
20             <name>Adam King</name>
21             <email>aking@lgh.com.au</email>
22           </person>
23         </author>
24         <text>
25           <para>Adam's turntable features very unique colors. Not a single feature of the
26           mouse is left unused with this device: All buttons are available and the 2nd axis
27           can be controlled with the red knob.</para>
28           <para>For more details checkout Adam's <link ref="http://members.optusnet.com.au/adamjking/ttable.htm">website</link></para>
29         </text>
30         <ttimages>
31           <image filename="adam1.jpg">
32             <nopara>Those colors just rock</nopara>
33           </image>
34           <image filename="adam2.jpg">
35             <nopara>Utlizes the mouse buttons</nopara>
36           </image>
37           <image filename="adam3.jpg">
38             <nopara>From above</nopara>
39           </image>
40           <image filename="adam4.jpg">
41             <nopara>Inside the box</nopara>
42           </image>
43           <image filename="adam5.jpg">
44             <nopara>Smooth mouse integration</nopara>
45           </image>
46         </ttimages>
47       </tt>
48       <tt title="Bob's turntable">
49         <author>
50           <person>
51             <name>Bob Arctor</name>
52             <email>curious@pb194.luban.sdi.tpnet.pl</email>
53           </person>
54         </author>
55         <text>
56           <para>Bob's very interesting turntable transfers it&apos;s rotational speed via a belt.</para><para>He describes
57           his terminatorX device this way: <italic>&quot;The method is especially good for mixing, not only scratching, 
58           because it is very stable (belt eliminates vinyl imperfections, transferring only rotational speed)&quot;</italic></para>
59         </text>
60         <ttimages>
61           <image filename="bob1.jpg">
62             <nopara>Belt-driven</nopara>
63           </image>
64           <image filename="bob2.jpg">
65             <nopara>Vinyl look and feel</nopara>
66           </image>
67           <image filename="bob3.jpg">
68             <nopara>Mouse connection</nopara>
69           </image>
70           <image filename="bob4.jpg">
71             <nopara>Works with different turntables</nopara>
72           </image>
73           <image filename="bob5.jpg">
74             <nopara>Complete setup</nopara>
75           </image>
76           <image filename="bob6.jpg">
77             <nopara>The belt</nopara>
78           </image>
79         </ttimages>
80       </tt>      
81       <tt title="Fernando's turntable">
82         <author>
83           <person>
84             <name>Fernando S. Fabreti</name>
85             <email>ffabreti@yahoo.com.br</email>
86           </person>
87         </author>
88         <text>
89           <para>Fernando's turntable differs from the others in this section as he attached the
90             mouse to the tone arm of the turntable. Take a look at the &quot;in detail&quot; picture
91             to find out how Fernando's table works.</para>
92           <para>
93             <italic>Note</italic>: Fernando also contributed a scratch - see <dblink
94               id="scratches">users' scratches-section</dblink>.</para>
95         </text>
96         <ttimages>
97           <image filename="fernando1.jpg">
98             <nopara>The whole thing</nopara>
99           </image>
100           <image filename="fernando2.jpg">
101             <nopara>A little closer</nopara>
102           </image>
103           <image filename="fernando3.jpg">
104             <nopara>Even closer</nopara>
105           </image>
106           <image filename="fernando4.jpg">
107             <nopara>In detail</nopara>
108           </image>
109           <image filename="fernando5.jpg">
110             <nopara>Fernado in action</nopara>
111           </image>
112         </ttimages>
113       </tt>
114       <tt title="Toqer's turntable">
115         <author>
116           <person>
117             <name>Toqer</name>
118             <email>toqer@pacbell.net</email>
119           </person>
120         </author>
121         <text>
122           <para>Toqer is using an optical device for his turntable. The image is somewhat low-res
123             but you get the idea.</para>
124         </text>
125         <ttimages>
126           <image filename="toqer1.jpg">
127             <nopara>Toqer's optical turntable</nopara>
128           </image>
129         </ttimages>
130       </tt>
131       <tt title="Matt's turntable">
132         <author>
133           <person>
134             <name>Matt Thomas</name>
135             <email>loopdloop@jaggedsoft.com</email>
136           </person>
137         </author>
138         <text>
139           <para>Proudly presenting DJ Loopdloop's terminatorX turntable. A very interesting approach
140             that hides the mouse completely inside the turntable.</para>
141           <para>Have a look...</para>
142         </text>
143         <ttimages>
144           <image filename="matt1.jpg">
145             <nopara>Could be a &quot;usual&quot; turntable</nopara>
146           </image>
147           <image filename="matt2.jpg">
148             <nopara>But it's not</nopara>
149           </image>
150           <image filename="matt3.jpg">
151             <nopara>Tricky details</nopara>
152           </image>
153         </ttimages>
154       </tt>
155       <tt title="My turntable">
156         <author>
157           <person>
158             <name>Me</name>
159             <email>alex@lisas.de</email>
160           </person>
161         </author>
162         <text>
163           <para>These are the pictures of my very own terminatorX turntable. The turntable is
164             described in more detail <dblink id="oldtable">here</dblink>.</para>
165         </text>
166         <ttimages>
167           <image filename="tt_normal.jpg">
168             <nopara>The turntable and its connector</nopara>
169           </image>
170           <image filename="tt_top1.jpg">
171             <nopara>Again</nopara>
172           </image>
173           <image filename="tt_top_zoom.jpg">
174             <nopara>The motor</nopara>
175           </image>
176           <image filename="tt_open_total.jpg">
177             <nopara>Turntable's inside</nopara>
178           </image>
179           <image filename="tt_mouse_axis.jpg">
180             <nopara>The axis to connect</nopara>
181           </image>
182           <image filename="tt_mouse_connect.jpg">
183             <nopara>Axis attached to motor</nopara>
184           </image>
185           <image filename="tt_the_mouse.jpg">
186             <nopara>Maximum compatibility ;)</nopara>
187           </image>
188         </ttimages>
189       </tt>
190     </turntabletable>
191     <para>Your turntable is missing? Please, <link ref="mailto:alex@lisas.de">send</link> me some
192       pictures of it so I can add them.</para>
193   </turntable>
194 </section>