Subject: MAX Digest - 13 Oct 1998 (#1998-35)
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 1998 00:00:02 -0400
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Topics of the day:

  1. servo motors and...
  2. Sys-Ex

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Date:    Wed, 14 Oct 1998 11:17:36 +1000
From:    overlobe@OZEMAIL.COM.AU
Subject: servo motors and...

>I have used the "Mini Serial Servo Controller", which allows you to
>control eight or more R/C airplane-style servo motors, with Max's Serial
>port object ...

steim were working on a servo motor/midi interface last year.. don't know
how it went, but form reports of the msp~ification of servo motors playing
cymbals (a while back..) it seemed to have been successfull.

and...
i've recently begun using two contact mics/percussion sensors (piezo
elements soldered straight onto a stereo minijack lead) into my powerbook.
in a gig setup they'd be going through a mixer..

it seems to me that it should be possible to use msp as an analogue to midi
converter.. but what i'd REALLY like to know is if anyone has information
(or directions to info) on the "best" way to set up the sensors . . . in
the physical sense. (sensitivity/durability etc..)
ie.. attatch them to drum practice pads? (my first guess.. (but how?) ) or
is there some other more efficient/inexpensive way?

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Date:    Tue, 13 Oct 1998 23:45:55 -0500
From:    Ed Hartley 
Subject: Sys-Ex

Maybe this has been covered before but can someone explain why recording
large Sys-Ex
dumps to the seq object is a no-no? It usually crashes my computer. Any
workarounds?
If not, is there any way to link Max to (Opcode's) Galaxy in the same way
that Vision
does? Thanks.

Ed Hartley

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