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Comment: Human eye sees WAY more. (Score 1) 168

by Khyber (#48669373) Attached to: Human Eye's Oscillation Rate Determines Smooth Frame Rate

'It should be safe to conclude that humans can see frame rates greater than 24 fps."

We can go even faster than that.

While this video I just shot won't show it very well due to FPS limitations, you can easily perceive much faster than anyone here assumes. In the frequency range I'm playing in, you've got THOUSANDS of hertz in difference on some of these notes. The LED setup makes it REALLY easy to see in real time.

Comment: Re:uh - by design? (Score 1) 163

by Khyber (#48668873) Attached to: Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector

Are you forgettingelectrical signals don't propagate at light speed? Bring that up a few more ns. Now toss in all your processing, etc in a digital solution.

" Mackie 1404"

Not eeeeeeven close, but at least you got the brand right. You're missing the digital /SPDIF and optical outputs on the back - I've timed this from the same equipment and different outputs. Digital adds latency like mad.


Comment: Re:uh - by design? (Score 1) 163

by Khyber (#48667873) Attached to: Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector

Yea. I work in Riverside. Done audio and video work for groups such as The Neil Deal and other bands out in Studio City. I have plenty of experience with digital recording and multitracking/overdubbing, starting with Cool Edit back in the late 90s (and some MIDI/MOD/IT tracking.)

Simple physics alone is going to dictate that sub 5ms latency is pretty much impossible without your cables being a foot long once you take all the signal pathways, processing overhead, etc. in a piece of hardware into account.

Everything else is marketing.

Comment: Re:uh - by design? (Score 1) 163

by Khyber (#48667345) Attached to: Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector

"you need PCIe or Thunderbolt if you want to have a few hundred tracks and still have under 5 milliseconds latency"

That's what a mixer board is for and even ASIO drivers don't provide sub 5ms latency. The only thing on this planet providing sub 5ms latency are direct connections from instrument to IEMs, and even then you have to deal with things like comb filtering.

Yamaha has a good piece on this and I'd take their word well over Avid's, given Yamaha has been in this game FAR longer, starting with musical instruments back in 1887, versus Avid's 1984 starting date.

Comment: Re:uh - by design? (Score 1) 163

by Khyber (#48665173) Attached to: Thunderbolt Rootkit Vector

"You're obviously not in the pro audio world."

You obviously aren't either. Thunderbolt's way overkill for bandwidth requirements, and most onboard sound systems in a typical desktop handle proper mixer outputs and inputs just fine, with pretty much professional noise floors. I get more noise from my guitar amp and distortion pedal than I get recording the line-in with nothing attached/everything turned off.

Pretty easy setup. Added bonus, you can't infect through a line-in signal that I'm aware of!

Comment: Slashdot links to Discovery (Score -1, Offtopic) 74

by Khyber (#48639767) Attached to: NASA Video Shows What It's Like To Reenter the Earth's Atmosphere

One of the WORST places for any sort of real information given their 'reality' shows, especially on this site, and fucking Slashdot links to it.

ABANDON SHIP. Timothy, Samzenpus, and the others are fucking bought out wholesale and have ZERO credibility in ANYTHING any longer.

Comment: Re:cowardice (Score 1) 553

by Khyber (#48636571) Attached to: FBI Confirms Open Investigation Into Gamergate

"Police suspected all along that Todd might not be telling the truth, starting with the fact that the 'B' was backward, Bryant said.

'We have robbers here in Pittsburgh, but they don't generally mutilate someone's face like that,' Bryant said. 'They just take the money and run.'"

Thank you, AC. I forgot this little statement existed.

I'd mod up if possible.

Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.