CHAPTER 15

Synchronization

 

CHAPTER CONTENTS

SMPTE/EBU Timecode

Recording Timecode

Machine Synchronizers

Digital Audio Synchronization

Requirements for digital audio synchronization

Digital audio signal synchronization

Sample clock jitter and effects on sound quality

Timecode and Video Synchronization for Audio Workstations

MIDI and Synchronization

Introduction to MIDI synchronization

Music-related timing data

MIDI timecode (MTC)

Synchronizing Audio/MIDI/VIDEO Computer Applications

 

In the following chapter the basics of timecode and synchronization are discussed. In the days of analog recording the need for synchronization of audio signals was not obvious, whereas it has always been an issue for video systems. This was because analog recordings ...

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