# Audio delay calculator

### Give the tempo and the time signature

Express the length of the delay as fractions of a bar

Beats per minute
160BPM
Beats per bar
4 beats
Delay fraction
12/16 bar

Length of 1 beat
0.375 sec
2.667 Hz
Length of 1 bar
1.5 sec
0.667 Hz
Delay length
1.125 sec
0.889 Hz

### Repeated delays

A repeated delay syncs with the beat after 4 delays = 3 bars

1 reps
3/4
1125 ms
2 reps
3/2
2.25 sec
3 reps
9/4
3.375 sec
4 reps
3
4.5 sec

### Visualized

 1 bar 2 bars 3 bars 4 bars ♩ ♩ ♩ ♩
 1 2 3 4

### How to use this page

If you have a 135 BPM song, and you want a phase modulation of 4 beats (1 bar): that is 1777.6 ms
If you have a 128 BPM song, and you want an audio delay of 2/3 of a beat: this is 312.5 ms

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