[PD] multiple karplus-strong delays causing system to max out

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Tue Mar 27 16:35:54 CEST 2007

David McCarthy wrote:
> Dear List,
> I am trying to run 40 karplus-strong delays, 20ms max long each, using
> vd~ and delwrite~ with the (filter~ bpq $1 $2 1 1) modulating.
> My system is a 1.2GHz Athlon Win98SE 700MB Ram.
> Perhaps it cannot deal with 0.99999 as the coefficient within each
> infinite loop?
> Maybe I should put the volume before the delay loop, as opposed to after?
> Maybe I could use the xsample objects?
> My processor starts off ok, and after about 1 min, it hits 100% and
> stays there!

sounds like a denormal problem.
which pd version are you using?
which iemlib version are you using?


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