[Jamin] Re: [linux-audio-user] good spectrum analyser

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Sat Feb 21 21:49:55 EST 2004


On Sat, Feb 21, 2004 at 06:25:26 -0800, Mark Knecht wrote:
> On Sat, 2004-02-21 at 18:17, Jan Depner wrote:
> > Have you used the HDEQ yet?  I actually use the background spectrum to
> > figure out where to do very small boosts and cuts.  Also, by the time
> > you're mastering you shouldn't really be doing anything else that
> > requires a lot of CPU power.  I normally run Ardour->JAMin->Ardour when
> > I master and I get about 45% CPU usage on my Athlon 1700+.
...
> I guess my thought was that, assuming I understand the architecture of
> the program, it's acting as a visual front end to the 32 channel EQ. If
> there were simply fewer channels in the EQ then wouldn't thee be lower
> CPU usage?

the EQ actually has 1000 bands, the 31 band UI is just there for
completeness (and incase we have any blind users), its another interface
to the 1000 real bands.

- Steve


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