Controller

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Controller
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Overview
CategoryMachine parts
WeightLight Weight

Controller is part of the Program Node family in Scrap Mechanic.

Overview[edit | edit source]

A Controller allows for precise control of Bearings. It is activated by a connected trigger or Driver's Seat.

Usage[edit | edit source]

The Connect Tool is used to connect the Controller to bearings and a trigger or Driver's Seat. Up to ten bearings and one trigger or Driver's Seat may be connected at once.

UI Information[edit | edit source]

Controller UI.png

1:Connection Order Number; This shows the order number, you can see which bearing has the order number in the center of the node, using a Connect Tool.

2: Frame 0; This frame is set when no signal is sent to the Controller.

3: Frames 1-10; When a signal is sent to the Controller, it will preform the degree in order left to right. Ending at frame 10.

Two and three can be edited by clicking a dragging to the left or right.

4: Repeat; Turning this on (orange) will loop the animation of the frames 1-10. If there is no differences in future frames it will loop from the last frame to update degrees.

5: Speed Control; Use to set the speed of the animation. There are 9 modes.

Time Scale[edit | edit source]

Speed fast-slow Frame time (seconds) Completion time (seconds)
1 1 10
2 1.5 15
3 2 20
4 2.5 25
5 3 30
6 3.5 35
7 4 40
8 4.5 45
9 5 50

Note: Degree set does not change the frame time.

Advance Use[edit | edit source]

  • When connected by default the rotation is set; Blue clockwise; Red counter-clockwise. This can be switched by right clicking.
  • If connected to a Driver's Seat, the hotkey W (default) will play the animation frames forward; The hotkey S (default) will play the animation frames backward.
  • Holding L-shift or R-shift allows for precise degree edits
  • Slower rotation can be achieved by small degree intervals and the loop feature.
  • If stopped with loop function, the Controller will go back to the last frame it passed.
  • Combined with sensors you can create timed events.

History[edit | edit source]

Alpha[edit | edit source]

  • ???
    • Added Controller.