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Re: SoftStep latency
that's exactly what we wanted to hear
keith mcmillen wrote:
> 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
> travel until it "clicks". So you can have the SoftStep key be very
> without falsies.
> I have been looping for 35 years (2 tape decks - ugh! ) and accurate is
> Keith McMillen
> "Music For A New Reason"
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: andy butler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Loopers-Delight@loopers-delight.com
> 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?
> andy butler
> 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
>> 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
>> 2 Duo.
>> Keith Keith McMillen www.keithmcmillen.com www.beamfoundation.org
>"Music For A
>> New Reason"
>> ----- 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
>>> 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
>>> * 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"