has anyone got a simple solution on how to take the signal from the ADC (inbuilt microphone) and have the signal trigger a sample in Max MSP?

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Just quickly made a patch. Hope this helps.

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One way to approach this could be to use the meter~ object attached to a float and use an if statement to send a bang that would trigger a clip when it exceeds a certain level.

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    exactly what I was going to recommend. Apr 8, 2013 at 20:51
  • +1 for that. The [slide] object is also useful for smoothing the float output of [meter~]. Apr 9, 2013 at 12:33

Was also going to say what powblock said.

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