[PD] some naive questions

PSPunch shima at pspunch.com
Wed Jun 17 09:04:50 CEST 2009

I've never fully understood the "delay" parameter either..

Assuming you set the block size to 128 and working at 44.1kHz,
one block is 2.9 msec long.

In this case, is setting the delay to 3msec and 4msec the same?

David Shimamoto

> Hi Tania,
> you'll find some detailed answers to both these questions in the 
> configuring and Starting sections of the PD FLOSS Manual:
> http://en.flossmanuals.net/PureData/ConfiguringPD
> http://en.flossmanuals.net/PureData/StartingPD
> best!
> Derek
> tania habib wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I have two questions regarding the audio settings on PD.
>> When you open the audio settings in PD, normally 44.1 kHz sampling
>> rate and a delay of 50 msec are given with various options for
>> inputs/outputs.
>> My question is whether someone can tell me about this delay and what
>> does that really mean?
>> Is there a way of intializing and running a patch through command line
>> on mac osx?

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