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multiple dacs

Nov 12 2012 | 7:57 pm

I’ve been working simultaneously with three patchers for my improvisations.
Each one has its own dac~… I think I read somewhere it’s not "advisable" but it works perfectly for me ;-)
Just in one of them I use a controller to do some panning.
Now I want one of the other patchers to have also some sort of panning (I keep using just R&L).
Is it going to continue being still stable?

Thank you!


Nov 12 2012 | 9:31 pm

I don’t think there’s a technical limitation here.

It’s bad form from the standpoint of programming style. It might be hard to control clipping; if the sum of your dac~’s is greater than 1. you might not know or be able to easily correct. In similar situations, my sub-patches all have send~’s to some master mixer patch. But if you don’t need that kind of control then what you’re doing is adequate.

Nov 12 2012 | 11:24 pm

Thank you for your response.
Clipping is actually welcome in this particular case.
As long as it doesn’t crash I’m ok.
I’ll try it right away! — Thx again! — A.

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