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chromatic tuner patch

September 1, 2008 | 8:37 pm

has anyone made a chromatic tuner patch that they’d be willing to post here?

thanks


September 2, 2008 | 2:54 am

what is it you are tuning, and what do you mean by tuning "chromatically"? I have heard of just tuning patches (check out Peter Elsea’s article on Max & Tuning) and there could just as easily be a quarter comma meantone tuning patch, or any other outdated/specific tuning system patch. But ‘chromatic’ isn’t a tuning system, it’s a description of an intervallic pattern. The size of those intervals is what tuning refers to, not what intervals are being played.

Please be more specific in your question.


September 2, 2008 | 4:53 am

Quote: ComfortableInClouds wrote on Mon, 01 September 2008 21:54
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> what is it you are tuning, and what do you mean by tuning "chromatically"? I have heard of just tuning patches (check out Peter Elsea’s article on Max & Tuning) and there could just as easily be a quarter comma meantone tuning patch, or any other outdated/specific tuning system patch. But ‘chromatic’ isn’t a tuning system, it’s a description of an intervallic pattern. The size of those intervals is what tuning refers to, not what intervals are being played.
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> Please be more specific in your question.
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A "chromatic tuner" is just a tuner that tunes to any of the twelve pitch classes of the equal tempered chromatic scale. They call it "chromatic" as opposed to a tuner that only tunes to pitch classes corresponding to the six stings of a "normally" tuned guitar. Yes, it’s a very guitar-centric terminology, but one that’s very common.


September 2, 2008 | 8:16 am

[mtof]



FP

September 2, 2008 | 6:14 pm

true. . .

basically, I meant not a guitar tuner.

(and more specifically one that will work for low brass)


September 2, 2008 | 6:18 pm

the guitar tuner has just the interface I was thinking of, I post it back up when I get around to tweaking it.

thanks!



FP
September 2, 2008 | 6:53 pm

> I meant not a guitar tuner.

yes i underdtood but it’s easy to modify the patch to get what you want.
no time for now to do it…


September 13, 2008 | 4:49 pm

here’s the patch. It uses the pitch~ external.

– Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. –

November 22, 2008 | 1:58 pm

Greetings new friends.
:-)

Trying to find a guitar tuner patch. Not a VST plugin, preferably standalone to work on MacOSX 10.39, or within Max 4.6.3

How do you decode the above text encoded patch?
Pardon my newbie-ness.

Thanks
Mattdog


November 22, 2008 | 5:12 pm

You won’t be able to open that patch because it is in Max5 format. However if you wanted to build your own tuner I recommend looking for the [fiddle~] and [pitch~] objects. They are not included in the standard max distribution but if you search maxobjects.com for them you will be able to find them.

lh


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