[PD]add several signals

Dieter Untermieter dieteruntermieter at lycos.com
Thu Jun 30 11:41:21 CEST 2005

it is "legal" to use more dac~ but the result is not quite correct then.
it is better to use throw~ and catch~ and to connect the catch~ to a single dac~

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ian Smith-Heisters" <heisters at 0x09.com>
To: "moritz w." <erstens at gmx.ch>
Subject: Re: [PD]add several signals
Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2005 11:35:26 -0400

> I asked a similar question earlier, you could search the list for a 
> more detailed (and perhaps correct) account, but... from what I 
> understand, the dac~ sums the inputs to each channel just like [+~] 
> does. So it doesn't need to be done manually, indeed, there's is no 
> functional difference between the two methods.
> Multiple [dac~]s can be used. If this does cause a performance hit, 
> I think it is negligble on modern computers. *BUT* my personal 
> opinion (and I think it is shared by many people that promote 
> clean, modular, reusable code) is that using multiple [dac~]s is 
> bad design practice. LMK if you want more clarification on that, 
> but otherwise I'll spare you (and the list) my little design theory 
> speech.
> Cheers,
> Ian
> moritz w. wrote:
> > ciao~
> >
> > is it really necessary, to add e.g. several [osc~] with [+~] before it goes
> > into dac~? or is this pure theoretical...
> >
> > then is it "legal" to use several dac~?
> >
> > thanks
> > [moritz]
> >
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