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=={{maxword|name=metro}} Tips and Workarounds==
* If you use a [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#maxtime_syntax tempo-relative time value], you must turn on the global {{maxword|name=transport}}.  You can either make a {{maxword|name=transport}} object and send a '1' to the leftmost input, or you can open the GlobalTransport abstraction in the [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#extras_menu 'Extras' menu] and click on 'Activate'.
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* If you use a [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#maxtime_syntax tempo-relative time value], to start the {{maxword|name=metro}}, you must turn on the global {{maxword|name=transport}}.  You can either make a {{maxword|name=transport}} object and send a '1' to the leftmost input, or you can open the GlobalTransport abstraction in the [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#extras_menu 'Extras' menu] and click on 'Activate'.
  
 
* To ensure tight timing and synchronization, turn on Overdrive.  This can be found in the 'Options' menu.  Overdrive is a scheduler mode that runs timing objects in a high-priority thread, resulting in more accuracy and less interference from other computer tasks.  To read more about Max's scheduler settings, check out the [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#scheduler_settings Scheduler Settings Vignette]
 
* To ensure tight timing and synchronization, turn on Overdrive.  This can be found in the 'Options' menu.  Overdrive is a scheduler mode that runs timing objects in a high-priority thread, resulting in more accuracy and less interference from other computer tasks.  To read more about Max's scheduler settings, check out the [http://www.cycling74.com/docs/max6/dynamic/c74_docs.html#scheduler_settings Scheduler Settings Vignette]

Revision as of 19:53, 16 April 2013

Contents

metro online refpage

Using the metro object

the metro object is used for timing and clock-based synchronization in a Max patch. The interval of output can either be fixed or tempo-relative, using the global or a named transport object.

metro Tutorials

metro Tips and Workarounds

  • To ensure tight timing and synchronization, turn on Overdrive. This can be found in the 'Options' menu. Overdrive is a scheduler mode that runs timing objects in a high-priority thread, resulting in more accuracy and less interference from other computer tasks. To read more about Max's scheduler settings, check out the Scheduler Settings Vignette

Third-Party Max externals similar to the metro object

Maxobjects.com listing for the metro object

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