I'd like to apologise for the fact that my first post is a thread regarding a problem. I was hoping to share my attempt at a wave-morphing synth with the community, but I've run into difficulties using the 'preset' object in Max/Msp 5 on Windows 7 64-bit.
I'm implementing a technique suggested by this thread:
whereby a series of large “multislider” objects (512 sliders) are used to fill buffers which are then interpolated using an instance of “2d.wave~”.
The technique works well, but I would like to add the ability to store and recall custom waveforms using 'preset'. At present the multisliders are housed inside a subpatch, so I would need to connect them to preset via send and receive. Unfortunately, I have found that whenever I attempt to store the state of a multislider with a large number of sliders (=> 300, roughly), Max crashes. It works fine when the multislider is patched directly to preset, but always crashes whenever send and receive are used.
Here's a little patch to help illustrate my problem. It would be very helpful to know whether others witness the same behaviour:
If anyone can offer any insight, I'd really appreciate it. It won't be too much of a headache to move the multisliders into the main patch and connect them directly, but it would be helpful to know whether or not this is a software bug, a platform specific problem or an oversight on my part.
Thanks in advance for any help or advice, here's a quick overview of my system (just in case it helps):
Max Msp v.5.1.4 (42462)
O.S. : Windows 7 64-bit
Soundcard: Saffire Pro 24 Dsp
Processor: i7 920