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The Science of Sound Recording by Jay Kadis

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CHAPTER NINE

Digital Audio Recording and Processing

Contents

The Binary Number System

Computers and Time

Digital Audio: The Theory

Sampling: Quantization

Sampling: Timing

Analog-to-Digital Conversion

Digital-to-Analog Conversion

Digital Audio Interconnection

Digital Recording

Digital Signal Processing

Digital File Distribution

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Computers have changed the process of sound recording rather dramatically. Where we once relied on an interconnected system of separate electronic devices, we can now accomplish the same tasks using computer software – once we have converted our audio signals into computer data. There are fundamental differences in how computers and analog audio systems behave that we must understand in order to take full ...

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