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Re: SoftStep latency
Correct on the Latency.
MIDI Expansion module about 1ms faster when running in standalone mode.
You get to set where "On" is for each key. With a switch you have to make
travel until it "clicks". So you can have the SoftStep key be very snappy
I have been looping for 35 years (2 tape decks - ugh! ) and accurate is a
"Music For A New Reason"
----- Original Message ----
From: andy butler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tue, August 10, 2010 1:30:41 AM
Subject: Re: SoftStep latency
That sounds good.
Presumably by "driver of known latency" you mean
"driver latency + usb/firewire latency + A/D conversion time"?
How about the midi-module?
keith mcmillen wrote:
> I have tested jitter using an acoustic hammer (for impulse response
>measurement) with a driver of known latency. I then wrote a program that
>compared the receipt of the audio when I hit a SoftStep key and the USB
>receipt of message. Results were consistently 3-5 ms. Mac OSX 10.6
> Keith Keith McMillen www.keithmcmillen.com www.beamfoundation.org
>"Music For A
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: andy butler <email@example.com>
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> Sent: Fri, August 6, 2010 6:04:23 AM
> Subject: Re: SoftStep Reservation list
> Great news,
> a lot of folks been waiting for this.
> What's the latency/jitter on the production model for sending a note-On?
> (essential for loopers)
> Oh...and what about the price!
> andy butler
> ps. please check out the Gordius range before claiming "most versatile"
> (they have a screensaver ;-)
> keith mcmillen wrote:
>> Hi Everybody,
>> SoftSteps are soon to be here. We invite you to sign up for the
>>Reservation List. We will be selling the first 100 SoftSteps directly to
>>customers before they arrive in stores. In this introductory offer, we
>>including a free Batt-O-Meter (a $34.95 value) for our first 100
>> * USB-powered - connects to a computer or works standalone with MIDI
>> * Ten multi-touch keys control up to 6 unique notes, Continuous
>> Controllers, * Program Changes, or OSC.
>> * Each key picks up pressure, X and Y motion, and rotation.
>> * Weighs in at just over a pound, making it ultra-portable and
>> * Super rugged design made with elastomeric and graphite
>> composite... "and it's beer-proof!"
>> * Four-character alphanumeric LED displays and 10 dual-color key
>> * SoftStep: the most versatile and expressive foot controller
>> Keith McMillen
>> www.keithmcmillen.com <http://www.keithmcmillen.com>
>> www.beamfoundation.org <http://www.beamfoundation.org>
>> "Music For A New Reason"