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Subject: MAX Digest - 15 Aug 1997 to 16 Aug
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There are 3 messages totalling 109 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. FATs of bargraphv by R&H
  2. Jean-Louis and Steve
  3. max to vision midikeys - time lag - help?

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Date:    Sat, 16 Aug 1997 15:20:06 +0200
From:    Andreas Weixler 
Subject: FATs of bargraphv by R&H

Dear Maxers,

does anyone know if there is a FAT Version of bargraphv by Roland
Hemming & Richard Bleadale ?

(There is no email adress in the help.file, developers please do !)

And I am also looking for FAT Versions of usnd, SiLevel and HRanger
by ichi.jp...these are great ! (I already send a email to ichi, and
hope his server is still available - the external is from 1995)

all the best !
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|   SAMT - Studio for Advanced Music & Media Technology
|       Bruckner- conservatory Linz / Austria
|    e-mail: aweixler@samt.co.at
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|   IEM - Institute for Electronic Music
|    University of Music and dramatic Art Graz
|    Austria
|   e-mail:     aweixler@iem.mhsg.ac.at
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Date:    Sat, 16 Aug 1997 08:22:39 -0700
From:    Steve Ellison 
Subject: Re: Jean-Louis and Steve

a side note-- David Wessel of CNMAT once pointed out to me that when he was
at IRCAM in the early Max days, Jean Louis went out of his way to get
Macintoshes for free or very low cost into IRCAM.  David implied that
perhaps this as much as anything is responsible for Max being developed for
the Mac.

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Steve Ellison                ellison@LCSaudio.com
Level Control Systems        http://www.LCSaudio.com

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Date:    Sat, 16 Aug 1997 20:01:39 -0400
From:    Jeremy Roberts 
Subject: max to vision midikeys - time lag - help?

Help please????

I need to trigger a vision midikey from Max. Simple, yes?... I made the
following patch:

max v2;
#N vpatcher 40 89 440 432;
#P comment 141 306 104 196617 port r is my IAC bus;
#P message 85 250 50 196617 2;
#P message 85 215 35 196617 set \$1;
#P number 85 187 35 9 0 127 259 3;
#P newex 85 275 85 196617 makenote 127 50;
#P newex 85 303 49 196617 noteout r;
#P comment 138 188 226 196617 this is the midi note number of the "next
event";
#P newex 24 213 49 196617 stripnote;
#P newex 24 131 43 196617 notein a;
#P comment 80 134 113 196617 port a is my keyboard;
#P comment 18 40 364 196617 this patch is supposed to take any incoming
note-on and trigger a midikey in vision via the IAC bus... the "midi note
number of the next event" will be a variable to be determined. Why is
there a lag from the time of the note-on to the trigger in vision? If I
use a dedicated midikey in vision \, the trigger is almost instant. Is
there a way to make this patch work faster? Of course \, overdrive was
on. Thanks \, Jeremy Roberts ;
#P connect 6 0 5 0;
#P fasten 6 1 5 1 165 296 109 296;
#P connect 3 0 9 0;
#P connect 7 0 8 0;
#P connect 8 0 9 0;
#P connect 9 0 6 0;
#P connect 2 0 3 0;
#P connect 2 1 3 1;
#P pop;

My problem is that the trigger time lags... that is, from when I press
the key to when the midikey in vision fires, there's an unacceptable
delay. Is there a way to speed this up? Of course, overdrive was on. I'm
running on a 8100/100. If I simply use MIDIkeys, the sequences fire
almost instantly. My desire is to use a very small keyboard as a "next
event" trigger... Max would determine the next event, cue it up for the
conductor and wait for the "go"... Of course, if I map 120 discrete midi
notes to MIDIkeys it will work just fine, but this way is way cooler...
can anyone help me speed this up, or are we asking for the CPU to think
and that just takes time???? But how much time? Can I make this code
tighter? Thanks!

Jeremy

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