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Sampling and coding as a means of reducing time and amplitude distortion in recording

by William N. Smott

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Electronics

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    Statementby William N. Smoot and David J. Space
    ContributionsSpace, David J., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v, :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25119667M

    A. a to d analogue to digital conversion or converter (audio). active circuit or device that requires external power (eg battery or phantom power) to function - powered counterpart of passive device (eg passive and active DI boxes). ADAT 4 - 8 channel digital audio optical transmission protocol - Alesis Digital Audio Tape format, a VSH tape based 8 track multi-track recording format developed. Sampling Process. Here is a basic graphic that shows digital sampling of a continuous signal in the time domain. This looks very simple when graphed in this way, but the "stairstep" that results from the electronic circuitry, which "samples and holds" until the next value, creates problems when re-converting back to the audio signal.

    in Chaps. 13 and The digitization of sound necessarily implies sampling and quantization of signals, so we introduce these topics here. We begin with a discussion of just what makes up sound information, then we go on to examine the use of MIDI as an enabling technology to capture, store, and Author: Ze-Nian Li, Mark S. Drew, Jiangchuan Liu. The amplitude of an analog waveform can be graphically represented by a continuous smooth curve. As one moves through/across the waveform over time, the amplitude seamlessly changes. In digital recording however, the soundcard can only record discrete "levels" of amplitude. There is a distinct plateau to each level.

    $\begingroup$ Duty cycle typically means the pulse width of the sampling clock. Impulses will not alter the frequency response of sampled data, but practical sampling signals are not impulses. As the pulse width of the sampling signal increases, the frequency content of the sampled signal becomes more rolled off (the reconstructed version that is). John Errington's Data Conversion Website Sampling rate. The choice of sampling rate is determined from the highest frequency present in significant amount in the signal. (The period is the time taken for 1 full cycle of a repetitive wave. The envelope modulation approach gives useful sampling rates with good accuracy for most applications.


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Sampling and coding as a means of reducing time and amplitude distortion in recording by William N. Smott Download PDF EPUB FB2

To demonstrate the effect of the sampling process, I am going to start with a wave sampled at kHz and select samples from it at about 11 kHz. This is not exactly the same as sampling from an analog signal, but the effect is the same. First I&#X;ll load a recording of a drum solo.

sampling frequency or rate (samples/sec). This is one of the basic principles of digital signal processing. Note: This technique of impulse sampling is often used to translate the spectrum of a signal to another frequency band that is centered on a harmonic of the sampling frequency, fs.

If fs>=2B, (see fig ), the replicated spectra around. Quantization, in mathematics and digital signal processing, is the process of mapping input values from a large set (often a continuous set) to output values in a (countable) smaller set, often with a finite number of elements. Rounding and truncation are typical examples of quantization processes.

Quantization is involved to some degree in. "Sampling rate must be at least 2x the highest recorded frequency " i.e. bandwidth of 20 kHz requires sample rate of at least 40 kHz (samples/sec) Frequencies greater than 1/2 SR generate aliases (false tones) that create harmonic distortion.

What is Nyquist Theorem, and how it affects digital recording sampling rates. The Nyquist Theorem states that the sampling rate must be at least 2 times the highest frequency that you want to record. This means that the lowest a digital recording sample should be is.

In signal processing, sampling is the reduction of a continuous-time signal to a discrete-time signal.A common example is the conversion of a sound wave (a continuous signal) to a sequence of samples (a discrete-time signal). A sample is a value or set of values at a point in time and/or space.

A sampler is a subsystem or operation that extracts samples from a continuous signal. Sampling, noise-reduction and amplitude estimation issues in surface electromyography A high electrode–skin impedance can lead to reduced signal amplitude, waveform distortion and power line interference in the recorded EMG.

This problem can be reduced by minimizing the electrode–skin impedance and using a signal amplifier with an input Cited by: Sampling rate vs sampling time of FFT. Ask Question Asked 4 years ago. Active 3 years, 11 months ago. means for me "Is this sampling rate the same as the frequency axis of the FFT".

From Mehdi's answer above it seems to me that it was the kind of information he was looking for. 70's/80's children's book with a magic paint brush. Sampling, noise-reduction and amplitude estimation issues in surface electromyography E.A.

Clancy a,*, E.L. Morin b, R. Merletti c a Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Department of Biomedical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute,Cited by: While, under appropriate conditions, a discrete-space and -time representation of the analog field is sufficient, discretizing the field's amplitude, also referred to as source coding, implies an.

The sampling theorem. In summary, sampling a wave makes copies of its spectrum. The distance between the copies is the sampling frequency. If the wave contains components that exceed half of the sampling frequency, the copied spectrums overlap and distort each other.

And when we filter away the unwanted copies, we lose information. First, the setup: any sound wave comprises of a frequency and an amplitude. Sample rate is the metric associated with capturing the frequency of the sound, and bitrate is the metric associated with capturing the amplitude.

In general, the bitrat. Sampling is classically performed by recording the amplitude of an input signal at given time instants; however, sampling and reconstructing a signal using multiple devices in parallel becomes a.

Clipping can also be an intentional distortion effect that lops off part of the waveform, reducing its amplitude and changing its frequency content.

Codec: A computer program capable of encoding and/or decoding a digital data stream. The term is a portmanteau (a blending of two or more words) of coder and decoder. Companding. Sampling is a matter of measuring air pressure amplitude at equally-spaced moments in time, where each measurement constitutes a sample.

The number of samples taken per second (samples/s) is the sampling rate. Units of samples/s are also referred to as Hertz (Hz).

(Recall that Hertz is also used to mean cycles/s with regard to a frequency. The first thing to realize is that dB is a logarithmic scale. For every 10dB change, the signal level changes by an order of magnitude.

0db means the signal is unaltered when sampling or "full power" when dealing with a recording. -infinity is 0 signal strength and the amplitude of the signal can be anywhere in between. Relationship between Audio Quality and Sampling Frequency Analogue-to-digital signal conversion includes two stages: ttime sampling and amplitude quantization.

Time sampling means a. This paper reviews the recording and reproduction chain from the viewpoints of digital audio engineering and psychoacoustics. It also attempts to define the audio requirements of a transparent digital audio channel. The theory and practice of selecting high sample rates such as 96kHz and word lengths of up to 24 bits are examined.

The relative importance of sampling rate and word size at. On the other hand, IF sampling architecture is superior to quadrature sampling in terms of DC offset and I/Q amplitude and phase imbalance degradation.

However, as mentioned earlier, a trade-off between filter stop-band rejection, converter resolution, and transceiver architecture is always in order for any given design in order to determine. For audio, typical sampling rates are from 8 kHz (8, samples per second) to 48 kHz.

This range is determined by Nyquist theorem discussed later. Sampling in the amplitude or voltage dimension is called quantization. Fig.

2(b) shows this kind of sampling. Fig. 2: Sampling and Quantization. (a): Sampling the analog signal in the time dimension. Some people prefer recording lo-fi (thin cheap tape for example) for the sonic aesthetic and coloration.

The same logic doesn’t necessarily apply with digital sampling and digital recording.Whenever the stress applied by your apparatus changes, it will take some time for the system to settle to it's new equilibrium. It could be that sampling at $1 Hz$ is allowing plenty of time for equilibration, but sampling at higher frequencies you are recording the oscillations of the system as it has not yet settled.A signal is recorded digitally by an analog-to-digital converter, which measures the amplitude of an analog signal at regular intervals specified by the sampling rate, and then stores these sampled numbers in computer fundamental problem with numbers on computers is that the range of values that can be represented is finite, which means that during sampling, the amplitude of the.