Subject: Re: [ecasound] Metronome problems
From: Kai Vehmanen (k_AT_eca.cx)
Date: Sat Nov 01 2003 - 13:30:16 EET
On Thu, 30 Oct 2003, Stefan Bund wrote:
> One pre-remark: I'm using ecasound 2.2, since I did not get the
> pyecasound of 2.3 running stably. After some 20-30 seconds the
> connection to the ecasound engine is always lost.
I'll come back to this issue in another mail.
> First, the metronome consumes a *huge* amount of CPU load. With the
> metronome enabled, I often get dropouts when recording the second or
> third track which is absolutely no problem without the metronome (with
> the metronome, the CPU load is nigh 100%, without only a few %).
True, the sin-wave generation is done quite naively (uses sin()), and
could be implemented much more efficiently.
> The other problem is, that the metronome does not start synchronised
> when the starting position of the chain is changed using
This was fixed in 2.3.0.
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