[PD] using pd live (sans computer/laptop/raspberry pi)
danomatika at gmail.com
Fri Mar 14 22:53:38 CET 2014
See this also :D
On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 4:07 PM, Aaron L. <elmastero74 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow. Many thanks, Dan.
> I'll look into these options and get back to you then.
> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Dan Wilcox <danomatika at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Without a computer, no. Without a desktop or laptop computer, yes.
>> An embedded computer (rpi or UDOO, for instance) can totally do this and
>> that's what some of us have used them for. Simplest case is to setup the
>> system, install pd with your patch, and write a script that is launched
>> when the machine boots that connects to the sound card and starts pd. This
>> way it starts immediately when you turn on the power, no interaction
>> required. All of this can be built into a box of some sort, giving you an
>> in/out effects setup. It's what I've done with several systems, although
>> they are not as small as a real pedal.
>> Any regular USB sound card will work. I recommend the Roland Edirol UA-25
>> o/ UA-25EX as it's a simple USB 1 sound device that will work with
>> anything that speaks USB audio without a driver. You get instrument
>> jack/XLR preamps in and stereo out.
>> You could also get this setup with my Pd iOs app PdParty<https://github.com/danomatika/PdParty/blob/master/doc/PdParty_User_Guide.md>of Chris McCormick's
>> PdDroidParty <http://droidparty.net/> and a sound interface to your
>> mobile device. For instance, I have an Alesis iODock for my iPad which
>> gives me the equivalent of a UA-25. I've also had success using a UA-25
>> with a powered USB hub connected to the iPad via the camera connection kit
>> usb adapter. Let me know if you want to beta test PdParty as it's currently
>> not released on the App Store.
>> Subject: Re: [PD] using pd live (sans computer/laptop/raspberry pi)
>>> I'll take this a bit further into newb-question territory.........
>>> Are there any soundcards that output instrument level signals?
>>> This would allow one to use "PD into a computer and then out of a
>>> computer" similar to how one uses an effects pedal, no?
>>> On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 10:00 AM, Aaron L. <elmastero74 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>> Total newb question........
>>>> Is there any way to "encapsulate"(?) a pd patch into some sort of
>>>> hardware (pedal? something else?) allowing for no computers (e.g. no
>>>> bootup, no load times, etc.) on stage?
>>>> I can't imagine that there is but, hey, I have no shame.
>> Dan Wilcox
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