Category Archives: Jitter

The jitters

When samples are not output at their correct time relative to other samples, we have clock jitter and the associated distortion it causes. Fortunately, the current state of the art is very good for stable clocking, so this is not … Continue reading

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Digital audio: theory and reality

The promise of perfect audio—the Nyquist Theorem Most people who’ve look at digital audio before know about the Nyquist theorem—if you sample an analog signal at a rate of at least twice its highest frequency component, you can convert it … Continue reading

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