[PD] Equal-power crossfade?

Frank Barknecht fbar at footils.org
Mon Feb 6 19:53:47 CET 2012

On Mon, Feb 06, 2012 at 10:15:51AM -0800, Jaime Oliver wrote:
> > Your example is a bit broken (there is no panning going on at all),
> you're right. ... coffee excuse ...
> here is a fixed version in case someone is interested.
> the subject of the e-mail however, does not ask to "pan", but to
> "crossfade" without loosing or adding power.

Yeah, I confused that right from the start ... missing-coffee-excuse ...

> What the example shows is a "linear crossfade" where the RMS remains
> constant during the crossfade.

This has its roots indeed in the use of fading identical signal(s). If you use
different input sounds, the CP-fade gives nicer results. Attached is an example
that uses the linear/cp crossfades from the rj-library as subpatches and fades
two different signals and then the same signal twice.

 Frank Barknecht            Do You RjDj.me?          _ ______footils.org__
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