[ardour-users] TAP Dynamics question - not directly ardour related

Jan Depner eviltwin69 at cableone.net
Fri Jun 18 12:40:59 PDT 2004


	You can reach Tom at "szilagyi at users dot sourceforge dot net".  It
may take a day or so though.


On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 10:26, Josh Karnes wrote:
> Hi-
> I tried sending mail directly to Tom on this topic, but the mail bounces.  So 
> Tom, this is for you--
> Working on developing some new functions for TAP Dynamics to do optical 
> compression emulation, and I had a couple of questions:
> 1.  is the "offset gain" control really a threshold control in disguise?  I 
> mean, does it have pretty much exactly the same effect as threshold?
> 1a.  If the answer to #1 is "yes", then would it make sense to call it 
> "threshold", make the default (0.000 position) "-6dB", and then just make every 
> "function" definition run at -6dB, thus eliminating "threshold" from the 
> function def's?  This way "function" control would just select ratio, type of 
> dynamics effect, and not threshold (since it's externally controllable)
> 2.  What is the max for NUM_MODES ?
> You can email me directly if you would like to discuss, but I tried the 
> sourceforge address and also the address you use on the ardour list and they 
> both bounce.  As you can probably tell, I am considering building a new 
> compressor plugin based on yours.

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