1st post from a Max n00b, please be gentle! :)
I'm trying to do this live patch in Max, where I use a microphone to absorb sounds, but only use the unsigned byte representation from those sounds to manipulate parameters in the main patch. The actual output from the patch are manipulated samples. My idea is to create some kind of feedback loop, as the mangled outputted samples are recorded back into the microphone.
Is this realtime conversion possible at all? What object should I use to convert the signal to unsigned integers?
Any help on this would be greatly appreciated!