[PD] Raspberry Pi versus BeagleBoard ?

Alexandros Drymonitis adrcki at gmail.com
Thu Dec 20 16:09:58 CET 2012

I just tried out the latency.pd patch in 7.stuff/tools on my beagleboard
and [timer] shifts between 72.5 and 75.4, if this answers your question.
I've attended a workshop on the BB with Pd by the buys at CCRMA, it was a
rather nice one.

On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 4:54 PM, Pierre Massat <pimassat at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I wrote an e-mail to the guys who made the Satellite CCRMA image for the
> BB, asking about latency and quality of the built-in audio interface.
> I didn't get a reply to any of these questions, so I guess i'll have to
> buy one and figure out myself.
> One interesting news though is that they are preparing an image for the
> Raspberry Pi. It should be the first image for this machine optimized for
> audio, beside the Raspbian image recently tweaked by Miller Puckette.
> And finally, just so you know : "I haven't published about it, but I can
> safely say that if you don't use the satellite CCRMA images, you will be
> sorry later on down the road. As far as I know, no one else is bothering to
> make good images." I'm not sure what to make of these statements ;)
> Cheers,
> Pierre.
> 2012/12/20 Bastiaan van den Berg <buzz at spacedout.nl>
>> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 7:35 PM, Miller Puckette <msp at ucsd.edu> wrote:
>>> I could be wrong, but I believe the Beagleboard is ARMv7 and the Pi is
>>> ARM v6 - so BB could easily have twice the floating-point erformance of
>>> Pi.  I'm not sure why and whether there would be any difference in Jack
>>> for the two.  I believe (but am not sure at all) that BB doesn't have the
>>> same USB problems the Pi has.  All in all it's still a very attractive
>>> possibliity, perticularly since the Stanford people have tested and
>>> exercised
>>> it thoroughly.
>> Yes, BB has a _LOT_ better performance than RasPi ..
>> Btw, if you want a cheaper board with BB like performance but RasPi like
>> price, look at Cubieboard .. ( http://cubieboard.org/ )
>> --
>> buZz
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