[LAU] ArdourVST - Latency Management

Joern Nettingsmeier nettings at folkwang-hochschule.de
Wed Jan 9 11:49:53 EST 2008

Sebastian Tschöpel wrote:
> Hi Fons,
>> one has the artificial latency plugin. Their outputs are still
>> the same... Seems like Ardour does try to compensate for the fake
>> latency (the playhead moves back when started, output is delayed),
> Correct. Ardour does. But apparently not when i use VST plugins.
>  > Another question is why your plugins are producing
>  > so much delay. The plugin mechanism by itself doesn't.
>  > EQ certainly shouldn't, a reverb should pass the dr....
> Well, that is something only the authors can give an answer for. First 
> of all, this is a problem I have with all VST plugins I tried. When 
> there are plugins that seem to produce no/nearly no latency then its 
> only a task of opening more of them in the same strip to see whats 
> really going on. For some others, like the (wonderful and free) SIR 
> convolution/impulse response reverb, it only takes one instance.

most convolvers will produce a latency that is the same as the chunk
size (jconv is the only exception i'm aware of), so that's probably not
a good testcase..

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