Re: dclkrt and dclktx

From: Alexandre Ratchov <>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2020 16:54:59 +0100
On Sun, Feb 23, 2020 at 11:28:22AM +0100, Jeanette C. wrote:
> Hi Alexandre,
> thanks for your reply. I must apologise for my slightly inacurate description.
> The external clock source is sync'ed to my audio software. Midish follows it
> nicely. It reacts to start and stop commands. But it seems that my hardware
> synth doesn't lock onto the clock pulses. I have connect the synth directly
> to the jack_midi_clock and it is absolutely on time. The synthesizer's
> device is created statically at the beginning of .midishrc. So it exists
> long before the external clock is dynamically added. Also the dclktx [dlist]
> is immediately following the dnew statements.
> Still, the synth's LFOs drift like they were still connected to Midish's
> normal internal clock source. If the synth were to get no clock at all, it
> wouldn't noticeably drift backwards and forwards. It might slowly get out of
> sync all together. But the LFOs never lag behind a full cycle, so they are
> catching up to something from Midish.
> Considering that jack_midi_clock will send both start and stop and the clock
> pulses, is there anything else that I should do within Midish?

As you describe it, it's supposed to work. Could you send me the
output of:

	for i in [dlist] { print $i ; dinfo $i; }

end the vendor and model of your synth, I'll look if the manual says
something abount synchronization to external clocks.
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