DIGITAL AUDIO PLAYERS/RECORDERS
Digital technology has long replaced conventional analog technology in many applications around the audio production studio. For example, the CD player long ago replaced the turntable as a necessary piece of production equipment. However, even digital technology that has been considered a staple of audio production is being replaced. CD players have become a less important production tool recently as more audio files are recorded, edited, and played back on computers as separate files and not stored as often on one removable disk. Interconnected computers and the Internet have allowed for more digital manipulation of files in regard to transferring between editors and storage. This chapter ...