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Very simple question

April 25, 2011 | 11:18 am

I don’t know why but none of the tutorials I tried could help make this play the buffer I recorded. Double-clicking it shows it’s there, but I don’t know how to play it through the speakers.

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April 25, 2011 | 11:23 am

Try this:

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April 25, 2011 | 12:02 pm

Thank you! That works perfectly! Just a question though, I’m curious what does sig~ do to make the buffer play properly and the bang doesn’t o.o?


April 25, 2011 | 12:52 pm

good question, just know that it works like that because of the help file for groove~…


April 25, 2011 | 1:24 pm

it would appear that groove~ requires two types of info in the left inlet: sample number playback position (your 0) AND playback speed. Sending the number zero will do nothing; sending a continuous signal (sig~) provides speed value but also initializes playback:

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Brendan


April 25, 2011 | 9:36 pm

@Byakko remember that MSP is a signal network and the groove~ object requires a constant supply of 1′s so you use sig~ to keep sending 1′s over and over to the groove~
At least thats my undertanding of it. Sorry, I’m a noob too, so that’s as explained as I can get it lol!


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