Analog to Digital and Back Again — “Debunking” the Digital Audio Myth: The Truth About the ‘Stair-Step’ Effect — Or does phase and transient response in fact matter to fidelity?

“Isn’t insisting ‘no audible difference between analog and digital’ exactly the same thing as claiming there is no audible difference between a fretless bass and a fretted bass, when hearing both through pillow over ears, earplugs in, or head in sand?” — A higher sample-rate should result in a more accurate capture and reproduction of … Read more

How to Reduce Noise in PCB Design

  Video Contents, by time-offset 0:00 Intro 0:43 What is Noise in a PCB? 1:17 PCB Noise Reduction Strategies Overview 3:22 Filtering 7:48 Shielding 11:41 Advanced Noise Reduction Options 16:45 Isolation and Splitting Ground Planes     PCB Design: Electronic Noise Filtering Electronic noise filtering in PCB (Printed Circuit Board) design is a critical aspect, … Read more

Sound Quality and Effects

Sound quality and effects play crucial roles in shaping the overall auditory experience in music, film, television, and various other forms of media. Here’s an overview of sound quality and effects and their significance: 1. **Sound Quality**: Sound quality refers to the characteristics of sound that determine its clarity, fidelity, and richness. Key aspects of … Read more

The high-bandwidth requirement of guitar amps

Malcolm Moore has done extensive research into guitar pickups. SOURCE   The high-bandwidth requirement of guitar amplifiers is a crucial aspect that impacts their performance and the overall sound quality they deliver. In the context of guitar amplification, “bandwidth” refers to the range of frequencies the amplifier can accurately reproduce. For electric guitars, this encompasses … Read more