Minimum reasonable latency Was: Re: ZynAddSubFX was: Re: [linux-audio-dev] some new soundfiles on-line

Paul Winkler pw_lists at
Sat May 14 16:56:13 UTC 2005

On Sat, May 14, 2005 at 11:58:45AM +0200, Benno Senoner wrote:
> Plus due to the nature of the sound, low frequency oscillations take 
> longer to get recognized since in theory you
> need to hear a full cycle of the wave to "measure" the frequency.
> at 100 Hz it means 10msec ... an eternity for your standards :)

I agree with a lot of what you said, but I don't think this
part is relevant. When we're concerned with latency, it's typically
for rhythmic reasons; pitch is not an issue.


Paul Winkler

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