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DCBLOCK -- remove (most of) DC bias from input signal
in RTcmix/insts/jg

quick syntax:
DCBLOCK(outsk, insk, dur, AMP)

CAPITALIZED parameters are pfield-enabled for table or dynamic control (see the maketable or makeconnection scorefile commands). Parameters after the [bracket] are optional and default to 0 unless otherwise noted.

   p0 = output start time (seconds)
   p1 = input start time (seconds)
   p2 = duration (seconds)
   p3 = amplitude multiplier (relative multiplier of input signal)

   p3 (amplitude) can receive dynamic updates from a table or real-time control source.

   Author:  John Gibson , 5/21/06

DCBLOCK uses a simple one-pole/one-zero filter set to remove a DC (0 Hz) offset component in the output signal. The recursive filter equation used for this object is:
    y[n] = x[n] - x[n-1] + 0.99*y[n-1]
where y[n] and y[n-1] are the current and previous outputs of the equation, respectively, and x[n] and x[n-1] are the current and previous sample inputs to the filter equation.

Usage Notes

DCBLOCK processes N input channels to N output channels, e.g. mono to mono, stereo to stereo, quad to quad, etc.

The sound itself should be relatively unchanged by DCBLOCK.

Sample Scores

very basic:
   rtsetparams(44100, 2)


   DCBLOCK(0, 0, DUR(), 1.0)

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