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Digital Audio: Part 12 - Sampling Rate ConversionJune 9th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In real systems the issue of sampling rate conversion arises frequently but fortunately there are plenty of solutions.

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Microphones: Part 2 - Design PrinciplesJune 7th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Successful microphones have been built working on a number of different principles. Those ideas will be looked at here.

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Digital Audio: Part 11 - Digital DitherMay 17th 2021 - 09:00 AM

It should constantly be borne in mind that although digital audio is a form of data, those data represent an audio waveform and there are therefore some constraints on what can and cannot be done to the data without causing audible impairment.

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Microphones: Part 1 - Basic PrinciplesMay 6th 2021 - 09:00 AM

In this new series John Watkinson looks at all aspects of microphones to create a technical reference resource for professional broadcast audio engineers.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 2April 20th 2021 - 09:30 AM

This is the second instalment of our extended article exploring the use of the 5GHz spectrum for Comms.

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Digital Audio: Part 10 - Adjusting LevelsApril 19th 2021 - 09:00 AM

Gain control in digital audio is essentially a numerical model of the same process in the analog domain.

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Improving Comms With 5GHz - Part 1April 13th 2021 - 10:30 AM

As broadcasters strive for more and more unique content, live events are growing in popularity. Consequently, productions are increasing in complexity resulting in an ever-expanding number of production staff all needing access to high quality communications. Wireless intercom systems are essential and provide the flexibility needed to host today’s highly coordinated events. But this ever-increasing demand is placing unprecedented pressure on the existing lower frequency solutions.

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Digital Audio: Part 9 - Representing DataMarch 18th 2021 - 09:00 AM

The advantages of digital audio for recording purposes are clear, but once in the digital domain, productions steps also need to be carried out. Recorders don’t care about the encoding method, which is instead optimized for production purposes.

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