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stereo panning algorithm

September 7, 2010 | 5:10 pm

Hi this is a part of a patch I’m building
I’m trying to pan this sound such as at every event the panning is moving from left to right. The problem is that what I hear is a lot of clicks. Is there a better algotrithm for panning in order to remove this clicking?

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September 7, 2010 | 5:26 pm

The clicking comes from using events rather than smooth signals. If you can rework your math so that line~(or any interpolated full-signal math) outputs directly into the left and right *~ objects which send to left and right out, then that would be best. Otherwise, a quick solution would be to change back into signal using sig~ or number~(in ‘signal output mode’) and then using rampsmooth~ or slide~ to smooth the signal changes.
here’s the quick-fix inefficient way based on your patch, note that instead of using rampsmooth~ or slide~ i just set number~ via its inspector to have a ramp time of 10ms, there are much more efficient ways than using number~ but it saves me time in providing you with a workable answer. you should play around with different techniques:

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September 7, 2010 | 6:21 pm

ok I will try to play a bit around
thx a lot

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