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dac~ snap, crackle & pop

Oct 18 2006 | 8:52 pm

has anyone else been getting intermittent pops and clicks with the
dac~ object?

I’m using a USB iMic audio I/O but haven’t tested the problem with my

it happens mostly while playing back a soundfile of filtered noise I
created which has a good amount of low freq information in it
the pops and clicks are not in the filtered noise soundfile
it sounds more like dropouts than clipping distortion

I put 2 dcblock~ objects after sfplay~ but doesn’t seem to make a

there are no pops or clicks when rendering to a soundfile on disc

which leads me to believe it might be a driver or Core Audio issue?

also, I’ve tried 512 and 1024 for I/O Vector and Signal Vector – both
settings make no difference…

my config:
OS X 10.4.8
G4 PB 1.67GHz
Max/MSP 4.6.2
Jitter 1.6.2
Pluggo 3.6.0

thanks for the files…

I think they are missing from the 4.6 distro — someone @ Cycling
should double check this?

Oct 18 2006 | 9:04 pm

i have to turn my wireless card off or i get pops.

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