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This presentation covers audio recording by maximizing the dynamic range of the recording while avoiding clipping and capturing the as much information as possible. We look at the standard recording controls and the waveform that is displayed when something is recording. This wave is actually a series of dots that each shows the signal level at an instant in time when it is sampled. We also see ways to improve the audio fidelity by increasing the sampling rate or taking larger samples. We learn... More
Material Type: Tutorial
Date Added to MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: July 22, 2011
Submitter: Larry Press
Keywords: sample size, dynamic range, sample depth, clipping, sample frequency, amount of information


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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Material Version: 1
Cost Involved: no
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Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States


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