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Producing Great Sound for Film and Video, 4th Edition by Jay Rose

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CHAPTER 3

Audio on a Wire

 

 

 

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Analog audio wiring works fine, if you pay attention to simple voltage and grounding principles. Otherwise it can get very noisy.

Digital audio wiring is generally free from noise issues. But it uses very high frequencies, so you have to treat this audio wiring like video.

In most professional facilities, high-resolution audio exists primarily as high-speed data or instantaneous transfers. Dialog that was recorded to hard disk or other media on the set is opened as files in the editor, with no transfer time; audio and video workstations pass content back and forth via Ethernet; client copies ...

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