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I have 100 tones. Each tone has it's own .WAV file. Each tone is (about) 0.2 secs long. Each .WAV file is loaded and kept an instance of a custom CLASS The custom class has ... private Microsoft.DirectX.DirectSound.Buffer m_SoundBuffer = null; private Microsoft.DirectX.DirectSound.Device m_SoundDevice; private Microsoft.DirectX.DirectSound.BufferDescription m_SoundBufferDescription; private Microsoft.DirectX.DirectSound.BufferPlayFlags m_SoundBufferFlags; internal Microsoft.DirectX.DirectSound.Buffer SoundBuffer { get { if (m_SoundBuffer == null) { m_SoundDevice = new Device(); m_SoundDevice.SetCooperativeLevel(this, CooperativeLevel.Priority); m_SoundBufferDescription = new BufferDescription(); m_SoundBufferDescription.ControlVolume = true; m_SoundBufferDescription.ControlPan = true; m_SoundBufferDescription.ControlFrequency = true; m_SoundBufferDescription.StickyFocus = true; m_SoundBufferDescription.GlobalFocus = true; m_SoundBuffer = new SecondaryBuffer(SoundDPFE, m_SoundBufferDescription, m_SoundDevice); m_SoundBufferFlags = BufferPlayFlags.Default; } return m_SoundBuffer; } } internal void SoundPlay() { SoundBuffer.Play(0, m_SoundBufferFlags); } I decide to play 5 specific tones. But, when I rapidly call "SoundPlay" for the 5 class instances, all 5 tones play SIMULTANEOUSLY! Not what I want. I want each tone to FINISH before the next tone begins. How?

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How about you queue the 5 sounds in the buffer using Buffer.Write?

In other words, call Buffer.Write 5 times with the 5 different tones, and then begin playing the buffer? Just create 1 buffer to share, stuff the sounds in and voila, you got 5 tones playing sequentially instead of simultaneously.

After you're done, you clear the buffer, put new sounds in and voila, you got yourself a DJ boot where you can mix teh awesomeness.

Toolmaker

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How about you queue the 5 sounds in the buffer using Buffer.Write?

Toolmaker


Wow, that was too easy (smile) Thanks. Worked great!

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