[PD] delay with feedback and clipping

pix pix at test.at
Fri May 21 15:56:31 CEST 2004

assuming you still want to keep all of the properties of the effect
except for the clipping, simply start with a quieter sample. this will
give you more "headroom" for the inevitable amplification that will come
from a high feedback short delay.


On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 03:39:01PM +0200, julien.breval at tremplin-utc.net
> Hello
> A common delay problem. Suppose you have a note that lasts about one second, 
> and you are processing it into a delay with feedback. 
> The problems come when you use short delay times (about 50-100 ms) with a high 
> feedback (about 80-90 %). As the note is superposed (mixed) lots of times, it 
> produces classic digital clip distorsion [And actually, even if you repeat only 
> one time the note, if the delay time is shorter than the duration of the note, 
> you may get distorsion as well]. 
> Is there a common method for controlling the occurence of this clipping 
> (besides using [clip~]), or do I just have to tune the values empirically ?
> thanks,
> -j
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