Subject: Re: [ecasound] Miscellaneous things again
From: S. Massy (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Aug 18 2000 - 21:19:00 EEST
On Fri, 18 Aug 2000, Kai Vehmanen wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Aug 2000, S. Massy wrote:
> > everyday) with ecasound but I don't really know where to start; set
> > the card's mixer, ecasound's paremeters themselves, etc. I was
> Here's what I use:
> - script files for setting different mixer-settings (nowadays I don't
> really need these)
> - 'testilevel' script for setting the input-level
> - two script files for actual work; one for recording and one for mixing
Thank you, these were helpful hints...
> -- testilevel --
> ecasound -c -b:256 -m:normal -f:16,2,44100 -a:1 -i /dev/dsp0 -o /dev/dsp1 -ev
> -- record --
> ecasound -b:128 -c -r -f:16,2,44100 \
> -a:1 -i current_mix.wav -o /dev/dsp1 \
> -a:2 -i /dev/dsp0 -o new-track.wav
> -- mixdown --
> ecasound -r -m:normal -b:1024 \
> -a:1 -i bass-synth-dc.wav -eas:150 \
> -a:2 -i hiida-drums.wav \
> -a:3 -i nuffy_guitar_e-dc.wav -eas:180 \
> -a:4 -i bluv-synth-dc.wav -eas:700 \
> -a:5 -i arpjep-synth-2.wav -etr:400,1,70 -eas:200 \
> -a:all -o current_mix.wav
> # -a:all -o /dev/dsp
> That's about it. When I want to record a new track, I make a mixdown of
> the already recorded tracks with 'mixdown' script. Then I edit the
> 'record' script with a new file name and execute it. When mixing, I
> edit the 'mixdown' script until I'm satisfied with the mix.
> > I have a small request also, small but it would be very useful. As of
> > now there's no way to put comments in the chain-setup files (ecs), at
> > least "#" doesn't seem to work. Is there a way to put comments in the
> > chain-setup files? If not, would someone other than me need this?
> Hmm, this should be an easy addition. Only setback would be that if you
> save the chainsetup with ecasound, you will lose all comments. As
> chainsetup files have a very loosely defined file format, ecasound
> wouldn't know where to put your comments when saving. But if you just use
> 'cs-edit' or other external ways of editing, you should be fine. Would
> this be enough?
It would be perfect :)
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