[PD] Help with compressor/limiter abstraction

Andy Farnell padawan12 at obiwannabe.co.uk
Wed Oct 15 18:03:33 CEST 2008

Just trying on a few drum loops. Results not very good.
It seems too pumpy and jittery, hard to set up any useful
parameters imho. 

Perhaps a bit more smoothing/lag and finer tuning of the 
gain reduction stages would help.



On Wed, 15 Oct 2008 17:24:43 +0200
Frank Barknecht <fbar at footils.org> wrote:

> Hallo,
> Frank Barknecht hat gesagt: // Frank Barknecht wrote:
> > I'm trying to build a pure-Pd compressor/limiter effect.
> Attached is a slightly better version, which now uses a snapshot~ to
> get the current gain, which then is compared to the target gain to
> calculate the next gain. Now it seems to be possible to actually
> compress audio with it, if you set a low threshold (~ 0.2), a sharp
> attack (~1ms), and comp1 to some small value (or 1/comp1 to a large
> one) while keeping comp1 at 1.
> Testing and comments would be cool!
> Ciao
> -- 
>  Frank Barknecht            Do You RjDj.me?          _ ______footils.org__

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