There are quite a lot of ‘blank panels’ available in the library. What are these supposed to be used for?
hidding easter eggs and jokes. It’s a reference to the real world of eurorack where blanking plates are commonly used. You don’t need them.
They’re a bit like the “About” popup in some software applications. Since a plugin can’t have an About popup, they use a blank panel. Users might find them useful for separating sections of their patches, confining their patch to a certain number of HP (e.g. with https://library.vcvrack.com/CountModula/RackEarLeft and https://library.vcvrack.com/CountModula/RackEarRight), or for eye candy in patch video recordings.
i’m drawing a blank…
It’s just to prevent the flies from getting in, nothing serious
i thought they were to close the gaps so you dont spill anything on the busboards.
- They prevent the bosses from noticing the sloppy point-to-point wiring.
- A place for putting up post-it notes with the equipment’s factory reset codes written on them.
- Muffle the noise from rack ventilation fans.
- Firewall - the literal kind, not the software kind.