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Can you quantise the preset object to the transport?

July 19, 2012 | 3:21 pm

I would like to quantise preset changes to the transport. I tried using pipe, but it appears to only control objects it is directly touching and pipe upsets this. Any one know a way to do it?

Many thanks in advance

July 19, 2012 | 5:07 pm

I would recommend using a different interface to the preset object, maybe even another preset object, who’s output is held, then triggered by output of a tempo relative metro. Something like this maybe? A brief sketch:

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July 19, 2012 | 8:19 pm

Take a look at the patch from Stretta :

It could give you some ideas.

July 21, 2012 | 11:04 am

Thank you both I will have a good look at your suggestions.

July 22, 2012 | 3:31 pm

If I understand you correctly, you want to cause preset changes to occur only on a downbeat (or a beat, or whatever), right? How about this? Just before you want the change to occur, set a timepoint for the next downbeat (or beat, or whatever), and use that to trigger the preset recall.

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