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CHAPTER 13Appendix: Digital

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Digital recording systems store and retrieve numbers. Big numbers. These systems are broken down into three stages: input processing, storage, and output processing. Output processing is input processing in reverse, so, if you understand the input process, you get the output process.

In its simplest form, analog sound is a linear series of individual waveforms. Digital processors change the linear aspect of the analog signal to specific steps of varying voltages, not unlike a cartoon, where what appears to be continuous ...

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