[linux-audio-user] Beginner sampler questions
jesse at essej.net
Mon Mar 29 10:47:41 EST 2004
Pete Bessman wrote on Sat, 27-Mar-2004:
> I've been thinking about the potential for this to happen. What other
> instruments are you using with RoseGarden, and what buffersize are you
> using for JACK? Specimen is designed to play jitter-free with large
> buffers, but a consequence of this is that all notes will lag behind
> by exactly the length of the buffer. Apps which play notes as soon as
> they get them won't appear to lag at all, but once you start using
> larger buffer sizes (like 2048) things will start to sound funny.
Jitter-free is absolutely important over all else. If you use
a large jack period, then there is no way around the latency when
triggered from realtime sequencer input. However, the upcoming
midi-over-jack could solve some of these issues when the sequencer
> > But I haven't really cared about that so much, since once I liked
> > the instrument sounds, my thought was to record the instruments
> > individually into tracks in Ardour, and then adjust timing and
> > relative gain there.
> Eh... this is a nuisance, the necessity of which I'd like to
No reason to eliminate this, Ardour is capable of adjusting the
recorded region offsets automatically based on the jack input
port latencies (which include clients like specimen).
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