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Digital Audio: Part 7 - Debunking The Myths Around Hi-Fi AudioJanuary 21st 2021 - 09:00 AM

It’s interesting to compare the quality that can be obtained using digital audio with legacy media such as the vinyl disk and magnetic tape.

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Digital Audio: Part 6 - Noise ShapingDecember 15th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Noise shaping performs an important role in digital audio because it allows hardware to be made at lower cost without sacrificing performance, and in some cases allowing a performance improvement.

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Digital Audio: Part 5 - The Mathematics Of OversamplingNovember 18th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Oversampling is a topic that is central to digital audio and has almost become universal, but what does it mean?

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Digital Audio: Part 3 - The Mathematics Of SamplingSeptember 14th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Digital audio relies completely on sampling and no treatment of the subject can be complete without looking at how it works.

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Digital Audio: Part 2 - The Historical Evolution Of Digital Audio SystemsAugust 13th 2020 - 09:00 AM

Digital audio has a remarkably short history, but apart from a few enthusiasts of legacy technology, the takeover has been total.

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Digital Audio: Part 1 - The Transition From A to DJune 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

It seems almost superfluous today to specify that audio is digital because most audio capture, production and distribution today is done numerically. This was not always the case and at one time audio was primarily done without the help of numbers and the term digital audio was introduced to distinguish the new technology from what went before.

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Audio Levels - Part 5June 16th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There is level and then there is loudness. Neither can be measured absolutely, but by adopting standardized approaches it is possible to have measurements that are useful.

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Audio Levels - Part 4May 25th 2020 - 09:00 AM

There are two basic reasons to know the level of an audio signal. One of these is more technical and one of them is more subjective.

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