Max, Reason, and anxiety breakdown...


    Apr 25 2006 | 10:24 pm
    I apologize from the start..., but I need help...deadline hanging over my head... the deal= I have midi-controller into tascam-FW mix board into G5...I have a patch that controls synths in REason...I'm trying to figure out how to route the signal from Reason into Max so I can control it via surround (adc~ perhaps?, or something probably easier staring me in the face) in Max...I've tried a lot of things and I feel I'm close...I think my brain is shutting down...I just can't organize the hierarchy of the routing in my head...any suggestions? I know how to do surround sound via the dac~, etc...I have the great ambiencode-surround externals, which are amazing...I just need to figure out how to get REason output into Max without coming out my tascam-FW unless I turn on dac~. am I making any sense? help? any suggestions?

    • Apr 25 2006 | 10:38 pm
      Max supports rewire, you should be able to route the signal from Reason in to Max that way. (assuming Reason supports the rewire interface)
      Anthony
    • Apr 25 2006 | 11:35 pm
      I finally got a signal using the rewire~ object help file, etc., which I had tried..., but it seems to be getting intemitent signals. It seems if I have a max patch open controlling reason synth it plays, but if I click off patch onto anything else desktop, etc the signal is lost? this seems odd. I'm close though...
    • Apr 26 2006 | 8:56 am
      Is there a "release asio in background" setting for you audio driver maybe?
      Thijs
    • Apr 26 2006 | 9:25 am
      Damon wrote: > I'm trying to figure out how to route the signal from Reason into Max > so I can control it via surround (adc~ perhaps?, or something > probably easier staring me in the face) in Max...
      Three things come to mind: Rewire, Soundflower, Jack. Depends on what you want and how you need control of ins and outs.
      > I've tried a lot of things and I feel I'm close...I think my brain is > shutting down...I just can't organize the hierarchy of the routing in > my head...any suggestions?
      If you'd tell what you tried, we could avoid making suggestions which you tried already or somebody can help with a way it worked for her already with what you tried, but knowbody knows.... Especially on deadlines its important to be clear ;-)
      Stefan
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    • Apr 26 2006 | 12:48 pm
      You're right Stefan...I was a little frazzled and ambiguous...sorry! I hate using the forum for such frantic posts. I tried Soundflower and REwire, but no success. I abandoned the idea, but thanks for the feedback.