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A Raspberry Pi stompbox sound module running Fluidsynth

Bill PetersonBill Peterson 05/06/2016 at 21:420 Comments

I bought a Raspberry Pi 3 for the speed/memory upgrade. Since the GPIO header is the same as the Pi 2 I was able to just swap it out with the Pi 3. With the faster processor I was able to tweak fluidsynth's settings (audio.period-size: 64, audio.periods: 3) to get even less latency. I didn't really notice a delay before, but playing through the jamPi definitely "feels" more responsive now.

A couple other minor points of progress:

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