how to make a delay as long as a minute?

Mar 23, 2010 at 4:44pm

how to make a delay as long as a minute?

Hey hoping someone can help me!

I am building an effects proccessor in Max with each of these proccess being activated by differant sensors i have attached to an electric violin. One of these sensors is to control the delay. what i was trying to do was use the sensor to activate the control to come on as a switch type thing but then playback what it is i want delayed about minute later. Ive tries using tapin and tapout but not sure what way to make this delay in minutes.

#49303
Mar 23, 2010 at 4:56pm

Check out the [tapin~] and [tapout~] help files. You do delays in milliseconds. There are 1000 milliseconds in a second, so 60,000 milliseconds would be one minute.

#177160
Mar 23, 2010 at 5:01pm

I tried that but it didnt work maybe there was a problem with my code but i tried to keep it all as basic as i could until i knew it was working right. Ill try again!! Thanks!!!

#177161
Mar 23, 2010 at 5:15pm

if you copy the patch from the tutorial file to get you started

#177162
Mar 23, 2010 at 5:30pm

Make sure the buffer for [tapin~] is large enough to handle that long of a delay.

#177163
Mar 23, 2010 at 6:01pm

this patch works:

– Pasted Max Patch, click to expand. –
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