Audio Explained is a simple and straightforward introduction to audio techniques. Starting at the very beginning, it takes the reader through the principles of sound waves and basic acoustics, and on to practical advice for using recording and reproduction equipment - including the very latest digital technology. Written in an easy to understand matter and assuming no previous knowledge, this is a practical handbook for the complete beginner. If you want to make the most of equipment in your home or college, or would like to capture and recreate a particular event, this is the book for you. Audio Explained is a completely updated edition of Audio Recording and Reproduction. The sections on the latest technologies have been revised and the layout improved to allow even quicker and easier access to practical techniques. Michael Talbot-Smith is a freelance audio consultant and technical writer. He trained audio engineers at BBC Word Norton for many years, giving him much experience of explaining complex principles to non-technical people. His other books for Focal Press include: Broadcast Sound Technology, Sound Assistance and The Sound Engineer's Pocket Book. He also edited The Audio Engineer's Reference Book. · is for the complete beginner · assumes no prior knowledge of audio · will help you achieve more professional results
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