Digital Audio Technology: A Guide to CD, MiniDisc, SACD, DVD(A), MP3 and DAT
Jan Maes, Marc Vercammen
Taylor & Francis, Aug 22, 2013 - Technology & Engineering - 360 pages
An expert team from SONY Europe explains the technology behind today's major digital audio consumer products, including the Compact Disc, MiniDisc, Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio, MP3 and Digital Audio Tape.
Beginning with a fascinating overview of the history of audio technology, this fourth edition addresses the principles and technologies which underpin the various formats currently available. Considerable technical detail is provided, with extensive use of illustrations to enhance understanding.
Audio engineers, students and hi-fi enthusiasts who want to gain an understanding of the way these technologies have been developed will find no better introduction than this authoritative guide from SONY, a forerunner in the digital audio industry.
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4Overview of AD conversion systems Linear oruniform quantization
Operation of ADDA converters
Codesfor digital magnetic recording
The Compact Disc 8 Overview of the compact disc medium
10Optoelectronics and the optical block
The servo circuits in CD players Summary ofthe servo circuitsin a CD player
Digital AudioRecording Systems
15Digital audio tapeDAT format
Nontracking digital audio tape NTDAT
MiniDisc The rainbow book
Super Audio CD SACD Introduction Technical specifications and dimensions
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