I’d like to have a MTC (MIDI Time Code) generator in Max, in particular for slaving Logic 8 to Max. Does it already exist somewhere? If not, any hints how it could be implemented?
Thanks! Much appreciated.
Having a closer look at the tutorials and patches I noticed that some objects are unknown to the current version of MaxMSP, for instance ‘Lswap’ and ‘unlist’.
What are the appropriate replacements?
Thanks again, Emmanuel.
So I’ve got the MTC generator working! With the excellent documentation I was even able to change the framerate from 30 to 25 fps which is necessary for perfect timing in Max.
Now I’m wondering if it would be possible to use the MTC generator in a M4L device (as Live doesn’t support MTC output). But it seems that the frame messages are not passed through midiout of M4L devices. Do you think there is some workaround?
@broc may be you could run another patch in standalone mode and communicate between them, locally, using another protocol i.e. OSC.
OSC should not be the best solution, its just an example.. You should test for lag, etcs..
if you find a solution let me know ( :
The solution was easy with Leigh Hunt’s max externals for midiin/out.
Leigh Hunt’s url is not more working…
Hi Rick, thanx a lot!!!