The NLE AudioPedia series, our video-based audio encyclopedia, is an invaluable resource for sound engineers, musicians, students, educators and all audio enthusiasts. This third installment is about Digital Audio Terms and Standards.
AudioPedia - noun | Au·di·o·Pe·di·a | [aw-dee-oh-pee-dee-uh] An animated, short format video informational resource explaining in plain English all aspects of audio: acoustics, mixing, mastering, recording, digital audio terms, microphones, recording, and more.
Our AudioPedia series is a comprehensive video dictionary of audio terminology. Created by audio expert Joe Albano, this encyclopedia of technical terms is the ultimate audio reference tool. Here are the topics covered and defined in the thirdi installment of this authoritative series:
Digital Audio Terms and Standards
PCM, LPCM | WAV, AIFF
ADC | Analog to Digital Converter
DAC | Digital to Analog Converter
Sample Rate | Sampling Rate
Nyquist Theory | Nyquist Rule
Aliasing | Anti-Aliasing Filter
Bit Resolution | Bit Depth
Quantization Distortion | Quantization Error | Rounding Error
Oversampling | 1-Bit | Delta-Sigma
Hi-Res Digital Audio | 24|96
Data Compression | Data Reduction
Lossless | Lossy Codecs - FLAC, ALAC | MP3, MP4, AAC
So join audio expert and trainer Joe Albano and get a deep understanding of audio terminology with the AudioPedia series!
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Working my way through the "AudioPedia". Joe Albano has done a great service with this project. I look forward to furthering my knowledge and skills - covering all the basics, filling in gaps, and refreshing what I already know.
This is another well-organized and information-dense course that effectively fulfills its description.
Rucaneando wrote on July 3, 2018
It is an extremely clear video course, where the Digital Audio terms & standards are explained in a simple way!
Gerald B. wrote on January 22, 2018
The information taught in this course should be learned by everybody that wants to sound like they know how to produce quality audio. Very good instructor.
Cosmkcomik wrote on September 29, 2017
Once again, Joe Albano, hits it out of the park! In a short course with good graphics and clear explainations, he breaks down the mystics around digital audio, what it is, and how to use it!