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Audio Engineering Explained by Douglas Self

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PREFACE

 

 

Whatever sort of audio system you are dealing with, it’s a pretty safe bet that cables will be involved somewhere. This chapter, taken from the Handbook for Sound Engineers, and written by Glen Ballou, covers loudspeaker cables, digital audio cables, and video cables, as well as audio signal connections. It is no use constructing near-perfect boxes of electronics if the cable leading to them fatally compromises the quality of the signal before it even arrives there.

Glen begins by examining the National Electrical Code which covers the installation of wiring in commercial and residential areas in the USA, the emphasis being on safety. This deals with power wiring rather than signal cables, and focuses on such matters as the specifications ...

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