[PD] MIDI input time resolution

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Mon Jul 13 11:34:38 CEST 2015

On 2015-07-13 11:28, Cyrille Henry wrote:
>> 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...

yes and no.
i think the MIDI specs are not really clear about such applications e.g.
when sending MIDI events in-between applications, you can get even
faster than USB-speed.

afaik, the only time the MIDI specs speak about (exact) timing is
referring to the 32kbd transmission speed.


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