[LAD] Has anyone ever played a plugin in realtime ... [related to:] hard realtime performance synth
warjamy at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 4 19:46:35 UTC 2010
--- On Thu, 2/4/10, Adrian Knoth <adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de> wrote:
> From: Adrian Knoth <adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de>
> Subject: Re: [LAD] Has anyone ever played a plugin in realtime ... [related to:] hard realtime performance synth
> To: linux-audio-dev at lists.linuxaudio.org
> Date: Thursday, February 4, 2010, 1:46 PM
> On Thu, Feb 04, 2010 at 06:50:28PM
> +0100, Emanuel Rumpf wrote:
> > Has anyone ever played a plugin in realtime ( live
> > ...and I don't mean a one-finger melody, but a
> mutli-polyphonic piano
> > piece, eventually with sustain held down, which
> resulted in about 20
> > to 40 simultaneusly processed voices.
> Yep, I do this since 2003. Though not with Linux, yet, but
> Win32 on an
> RME Multiface.
> Sampled pianos, strings, some synths.
> I started on AMD Athlon xp1600 (iirc) with 1GB RAM and I'm
> now on AMD
> athlon 2x2GHz laptop with 3GB RAM.
> What can I say? It works. The audience varies from 150 to
> 4000 people,
> and I trust my system, despite it's Windows. ;) I clearly
> wouldn't even
> enter the stage when I'd doubt system stability.
> This said, Linuxsampler was the most useful virtual
> instrument I found,
> but I'm really missing my Hypersonic2. This comes very
> close to a
> typical keyboard workstation with lots of _decent_ sounds
> like Korg
> Triton or Yamha Motif.
> I then bought a Korg microX as the primary sound engine for
> my ardour
> based studio setup. It's around 450 Euro, it delivers the
> Triton sounds,
> it's hardware and it's approximately the price one would
> have to pay for
> a good virtual instrument. It's the confession that HQ
> instruments on Linux (besides LS) won't happen any soon.
are you kidding ?? have you tried Pianoteq ?
I use it at 1ms lat for RT playing together with Addictive Drums via dssi-vst. Not a single glitch.
I use a dedicated PC, with a Core 2 Duo @ 2.4 GHz, 4GB RAM and RNME HDSP + Multiface II sound system.
> > process 30 voices in less than 9 milliseconds ?
> You don't need 9ms, I use 12ms, and I would claim I'm not
> lagging behind
> the drummer. ;)
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