[PD] MIDI input time resolution

Cyrille Henry ch at chnry.net
Mon Jul 13 11:28:24 CEST 2015

> good question.
> In real world, sending a MIDI-event takes time. and sending two events
> takes (about) double time.
using  usb keyboard that your system see as a midi device, you are no more limited to this 32KBit serial line.
so, even if messages are send one after the other, they are send at usb speed...


> so if you manage to press to keys on your MIDI keyboard at *exactly the
> same time*, the note-in messages will still be sent one after the other
> and you get a slight arpeggio. (not very prominent with two keys; but a
> known problem if you want to play e.g. clusters)
> gfdsr
> IOhannes
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