Sound Advice on Digital Audio, 1st Edition

  • Bill Gibson
  • ISBN-10: 1931140391  |  ISBN-13: 9781931140393
  • 80 Pages
  • © 2005 | Published
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High quality digital audio makes it possible to produce audio at home that is competitive with audio recorded in world-class professional studios. If you don’t understand the fundamentals of digital recording, you’re missing a chance to get the most out of your equipment. If you have a computer, audio recording software, and an audio interface, Sound Advice on Digital Audio will give you the information and insight you need to make your own world-class recordings. This book also covers important considerations regarding the use of analog and digital devices together. This information-packed guide provides step-by-step instruction along with a CD of excellent audio examples, all aimed at showing you how to use these important tools and techniques like a pro.

Table of Contents

Analog Vs. Digital
Digital Theory Basics
What’s so good about Digital Recording?
Advantage of Binary Code/PCM
RAM Buffer
Sample Rate Options
Dither/Quantization Error
Noise Shaping
Dynamic Range
Format Conversion
Storage Media
Digital Recording, Transmission, and Playback Formats

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Bill Gibson

Bill Gibson, President of Northwest Music and Recording, has spent the last 25 years writing, recording, producing and teaching music and has become well-known for his production, performance and teaching skills. As an instructor at Green River College in Auburn, WA, holding various degrees in composition, arranging, education and recording, he developed a practical and accessible teaching style which provided the basis for what was to come--15 books, a DVD, and a VHS video for MixBooks/ArtistPro along with a dozen online courses for members of Bill's writings are acclaimed for their straightforward and understandable explanations of recording concepts and applications.