Dotted delay time calculations


    Apr 07 2006 | 9:52 pm
    Hi there
    Just a quickie:
    What multiplying factor do you use for dotted delays?
    At the moment I am using the following which i think are normal and triplets (I think):
    .375 (1/2T is this a triplet?)
    .5 (1/2)
    .75 (1/4T)
    1 (1/4)
    1.5
    2
    3
    4
    6
    8
    (I then divide the milliseconds in 1 beat by this factor)
    Thanks!
    Toby

    • Apr 07 2006 | 11:06 pm
      The time value of a dotted note extends its length by one half of its
      value. Triplets are note values divided by 3, so 0.75 is not a triplet,
      0.666 is.
      T_
    • Apr 07 2006 | 11:14 pm
      Ok that makes perfect sense. I realise it sounds like a stupid question, but for some reason using the factors I stated above does not sound right. The regular divisions (1/4, 1/2 etc.) work fine but for some reason the dotted divisions are not perfectly in time. I'll have a better look and work something out.
      Thanks for the reply
      T