Subject: MAX Digest - 20 Dec 1998 to 21 Dec 1998 (#1998-106)
Date: Tue, 22 Dec 1998 00:00:00 -0500
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There are 12 messages totalling 364 lines in this issue.

Topics of the day:

  1. uuuuuuu r!l! ! n t 3 r a k t ! f
  2. 
  3. Digigram PCXpocket PC-Card (2)
  4. FM Synthesis with more than operators?
  5. Xx? a totally wild sequencing environment! (2)
  6. MAX Digest - 19 Dec 1998 to 20 Dec 1998 (#1998-105)
  7. digigram
  8. buffer~: how can you find out the size? (2)
  9. Powerbook-soundout

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Date:    Sun, 20 Dec 1998 23:46:55 -0600
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: uuuuuuu r!l! ! n t 3 r a k t ! f

>What exactly do you want to do with the pictures?

uuuuuuu r!l!

>There are lots of
>processing proceedures that take Photoshop minutes to perform. Obviously,
>no external will get Max to do them in real time.

uuuuuuu r!l!

>If you need such
>complicated  things done with your pictures,

uuuuuuu r!l!.  = kmpl!ktd r!d!ng 1 p!czl valu
+ ztr!ng 1 p!czel valu + wr!t!ng 1 p!czl valu

>you could cheat by processing
>them in advance

uuuuuuu r!l! . != ! n t 3 r a k t ! f
+ du ! n t 3 r a k t ! f ++
zl!ke z!n ze vndrvl ak.ep!dem!k ueb zajtz
zat = altrra !ntr akt!f + = z.k plu.z plu.z

>you could cheat by processing
>them in advance and putting all possible results into a QT film, whose
>frames could be accessed individually by your patch.

uuuuuuu r!l! . kuer! . vat = tch.!t!ng re:processing them in advance

kuer!.kompl!et

r!zpnsz dn.

pakc e.majl

dn

pltn!k  zttz

z!prgte zbbz

plztk   zkkz

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 00:06:04 -0600
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: 

>(Hmm... Interesting idea: an MSP patcher which emulates the DX7,
>reads system exclusive patch files, and synthesizes the corresponding
>sound.

anal.!za.

Interesting = DX7;
idea = MSP patcher which emulates the DX7;

> Have any of the CSound folks tried that yet?)

anal.!za.

CSound folks = DX7+?;

> Have any of the CSound folks tried that yet?)

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> Have any of the CSound folks tried that yet?)

yet + DX7

yet

yet

yet

Interesting;

yet

yet

yet

>(Hmm...

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mhhh h hm hhhm h h ... h. mhh hhm hhm hm hmmh mh mh hmhmmhh mhhhhhh
hm... m m . h . h . h       hm... mhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh mh mh mmmmmmm hhh
mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm...            hm mh mh

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 11:18:02 +0000
From:    Lawrence Casserley 
Subject: Re: Digigram PCXpocket PC-Card

In message , Matthew Ostrowski  writes
>
> after quite a bit of research and cost-benefit analyses, I
>bought a new G3 instead of the PCX.  It's a really expensive card, & by the
>time I've got my 3400 sold to a non-musician, it's a cheaper deal.  I know
>this isn't really answering your question, but...

What sort of latency are you getting on the G3? I assume you mean you
are using the standard I/O.
>
>(I'm also building a little splitter box so I don't have to go through this
>with my G3.

What exactly are you splitting? And how does this help?

Lawrence

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 10:19:34 +0000
From:    Lawrence Casserley 
Subject: Re: FM Synthesis with more than operators?

In message , Roald Baudoux  writes
>Has anybody achieved to build an FM synthesis patch in MSP with more
>than 2 operators?
>
>It it possible?
>
>Thank you in advance.
>
There is no problem with this at all. Very complex fm generators can be
built. The biggest problem is getting the mathematics of the controls
right so that the generator behaves as you want it to. One example of an
unusual fm generator is in my Signal Processing Instrument. See Figure 3
in my paper on the instrument on the website at: /DSP_Inst.html.

Lots of others are possible.

Lawrence

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 08:16:19 -0500
From:    Greg Hall 
Subject: Xx? a totally wild sequencing environment!

Date:    Sun, 20 Dec 1998 00:09:14 -0600
From:    =cw4t7abs 
Subject: Xx? a totally wild sequencing environment!

>have you seen Eric Wenger's Xx? a totally wild sequencing environment!

I would like more info on Eric Wenger's Xx, in english preferably.  thanks.

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Date:    Sun, 21 Jul 1957 19:27:59 +0000
From:    wolf 
Subject: Re: MAX Digest - 19 Dec 1998 to 20 Dec 1998 (#1998-105)

>buffer~: how can you find out the size?

info~ (after loading the soundfile with "replace"

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Date:    Sun, 21 Jul 1957 19:33:10 +0000
From:    wolf 
Subject: Re: digigram

>>Is anybody on this list using Digigram PCXpocket PC-Card?

a friend of mine just checked it out a few days ago.
He let run a patch that jused normally ca.28% cpu on his PB G3 250mhz.
He tells me that:
Using the digigram card (and its driver) it needed  around 78% !

hm...

wolf

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 08:22:47 -0800
From:    Richard Zvonar 
Subject: Re: Xx? a totally wild sequencing environment!

At 5:16 AM -0800 12/21/98, Greg Hall wrote:

>I would like more info on Eric Wenger's Xx, in english preferably.  thanks.



BTW:  I strongly recommend the use of Internet search engines.  It took me
less than a minute to find this URL, simply by typing "Xx MIDI Wenger".

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 11:18:23 -0500
From:    Matthew Ostrowski 
Subject: Re: Digigram PCXpocket PC-Card

>In message , Matthew Ostrowski  writes
>>
>> after quite a bit of research and cost-benefit analyses, I
>>bought a new G3 instead of the PCX.  It's a really expensive card, & by
the
>>time I've got my 3400 sold to a non-musician, it's a cheaper deal.  I know
>>this isn't really answering your question, but...
>
>What sort of latency are you getting on the G3? I assume you mean you
>are using the standard I/O.

I bought it the day before yesterday, and it's the Holiday Consumption
Terror Season, so no in-depth research on this machine for a couple of
weeks, I think.
>>
>>(I'm also building a little splitter box so I don't have to go through
this
>>with my G3.
>
>What exactly are you splitting? And how does this help?

Nothing special.  Just a little box with 1/4", miniplug, & maybe XLR outs
so I'm not plugging directly into the computer every time I switch from one
thing to the other.

>
>Lawrence
>
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>http://www.chiltern.demon.co.uk
>
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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 10:53:00 -0800
From:    Matt Wright 
Subject: Re: buffer~: how can you find out the size?

Joachim Gossmann  asks:

>is there an object in MAX that can report the size of a buffer~ in
>samples or at least ms?

Yes; it's called "info~".  It gives you ms, and then you can use
"mstosamps~"
to get the size in samples.

-Matt

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 22:47:07 +0100
From:    Roland Cahen & Ruth Sefton-Green 
Subject: buffer~: how can you find out the size?

>is there an object in MAX that can report the size of a buffer~ in
>samples or at least ms?

info~ is ce qu'il vous faut (right outlet)

>I am reading random soundfiles from the HD into buffer~ - objects and
>have to find out

if you use read or replace without any lengh in buffer~, the lengh is auto
sized.
There was the idea of using negative argument or -1 but it never worked
with me.
For the rest everything is well explained in the help file.
Good luck

By the way,
Why suddenly the foler object when reading in buffer~ could be so slow now ?
much slower than it use to be !

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Date:    Mon, 21 Dec 1998 18:18:30 +0100
From:    Hans Tutschku 
Subject: Powerbook-soundout

GenevaHi Maxers,

this is not a real answer to Karlheinz' question. I had just the same
problem, distroying

the soundout of my 3400 by plugging it on an amp. (and I know four
other  colleagues

experiencing the same)

I had to change the motherboard (lucky under guaranty).

This can happen due to slight ground-differences on both machines.

Since then I'm using small DI-boxes on the inputs and outputs of my
powerbook (no direct

electrical connection anymore).

Hans



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