Have a sound system that you sit far away from, but hate remotes? Instructables user Kris S shows off how to build a soft volume control knob using cheap components.
Kris S uses a micro USB cable, a Micro USB Digispark, a cheap rotary encoder, and an enclosure pieced together from a pill bottle cap and a broken stereo receiver. Once it's all put together, it's a simple little soft volume control knob that makes it easy to get the volume perfect. Head over to Instructables for the full guide.
Simple DIY Volume Control Knob [Instructables]