[PD] is there a way to send a bang precisely when a sample is looped using tabread4~?

Lorenzo Sutton lorenzofsutton at gmail.com
Mon Jul 16 18:11:53 CEST 2012

On 15/07/12 22:25, Jim Kremens wrote:


> Here’s my setup: I’m using a phasor~ to read data out of an array using
> tabread4~. And I’m using snapshot and metro to let me know current
> position in that file. Basically, metro pings the snapshot object on an
> interval and gives me a reading of where we are. I’m trying to fire a
> bang exactly when the sample is looped.
> I’d love it if an event would fire when we’ve reached the end of the
> array. But as far as I can tell, there’s no such event.
> And, because metro runs on an interval, I don’t have sample accuracy.
> Snapshot will not reliably give me the zero position – it’ll just give
> me something close to zero, as it’s dependent on the metro interval,
> which has no relation to when the sample actually loops. (Hope that
> makes sense!)
> I’ve been able to make this work decently using expr, but again, it’s
> not sample accurate.

In my humble opinion it would *really* help to know what you're trying 
to achieve overall and why you want sample accuracy, unless this is a 
purely theoretical question :)


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