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Name/Version: Vbap Doppler Panner 1.1
Author: alkman  
Description: 2D Surround doppler panner based on Ville Pulkki's vBap(vector base amplitude panning) spatialisation algorithm. It shares many ideas with ableton's Surround Panner and E4L's Source Panner(ambisonics). This one though uses much less CPU and in contrast with the other two allows for custom speaker arrangments and doppler shift simulation.
You can use the predefined speaker arrangments or define your own coordinates in degrees(-180,180 or 0, 360) in the text editor. Supports up to 12 channels with per-channel routing and shared output routing when using multiple instances of the device.
There is also a cheap highpass filter for simulating distance placement outside the surround field (0 value = filter off).

Paper on Vbap:

original Vbap object by Ville Pulkki 1999-2003 / updated by Christophe Baratay

Not tested on windows. May not work.
Enjoy and report any bugs!

*Update 1.1 (21-1- 2019) *
---Using new Vbap external by Christophe Baratay which fixes a memory corruption.
---Added doppler effect and doppler window with pitch and volume parameters.
---Distance parameter can now record its automation but will also fill up the undo buffer(enable this only when needed)
---Added description of parameters for the info view.
---Should be more stable on windows(not tested, please give feedback)
---Extended smooth(ramp) millisecond range
---General cleaning up

*Update 1.0.1 (11-1- 2019) *
---Custom speaker values can now be shared between different instances of the device
---Fixed an issue where the filter was not turning off

Device Details

Downloads: 253
Tags effect, utility
Live Version Used: 10.0.5
Max Version Used: 8.0.3
Date Added: Jan 07 2019 12:59:45
Date Last Updated: Jan 22 2019 10:50:54
Average Rating (1) 3
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Device Type: audio_device
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License (more info): AttributionNonCommercial

Device Files

Device File: Vbap Doppler Panner.amxd


it crashes Ableton all the time

Are you on mac or windows? what version of Ableton and M4L are you using?

very well done and works without issues (pc/a10beta/max8.0.2)

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