[music-dsp] coding realtime guitar efx on a "pc"

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Jun 29 12:04:06 EDT 2001

On Fri, Jun 29, 2001 at 05:36:29PM +0300, Dmitrii Tisnek wrote:
> anyways, I have an idea of writing a realtime guitar effect processor
> which would run on a PC, currently I think of using RTlinux (any comments
> welcome) with all the signal processing happening in a realtime thread on
> the main CPU, adc/dac and some buffering will be performed by ens1371
> (i.e. ensoniq audiopci, nowadays SB 128 pci).

RTLinux is probalby overkill for something this simple, a low-latency
patched kernel will be fine, you will probably need a better soundcard

Look at the alsa supported cards: http://www.alsa-project.org/

- Steve

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