[linux-audio-user] repost: curious about jamin feedback

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Mar 30 06:04:18 EST 2005

On Tue, Mar 29, 2005 at 08:25:24PM -0600, Jan Depner wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-03-29 at 16:36, Iain Duncan wrote:
> > >  If you bypass the limiter you could avoid the delay.  I'm just so
> > > used to using the limiter that I never think about turning it off.
> > 
> > Is there any reason why we could not either have it possible to tweak 
> > the look ahead time or just turn off the lookahead? I understand that 
> > the priority is mastering, not live sound. But hell, aside from the 
> > delay, it's such a killer live sound last stage app, why limit it's 
> > application?
>     There's a bypass button for each component.  Just bypass the
> limiter.

Bypassing the limiter doesnt change the latency, theres quite a lot of code
to make sure it doesnt :) otherwise there would be a glitch when you
bypassed it, and it would be hard to do AB comparisons.

- Steve

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