[PD] Detecting audio drop outs inside a patch

Ivica Ico Bukvic ico at vt.edu
Sun Dec 11 07:24:45 CET 2011

     I. On Sat, 2011-12-10 at 23:55 -0500, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> Le 2011-12-09 à 09:24:00, Roman Haefeli a écrit :
> > Is there a way to detect DSP drop outs in a patch, respectively to get 
> > the information that is displayed in the Pd main window?
> If you have an unused channel in a [dac~] that has many outputs, play an 
> [osc~] in it, and connect the output back to an input so that you can pick 
> it up by [adc~], so that pd can listen to its own dropouts, using [env~] 
> or [bonk~] or whatever. I suppose that this has to be done using a cable 
> that goes outside of a physical soundcard and back inside.

If you are using JACK then this does not require any cords and is
trivial (provide you know JACK ;-)

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