Category Archives: Phase

A question of phase

If you’ve paid attention for long enough, you’ve seen heated debate in online forums and letters to the editor in magazines. One side will claim that it has been proven that people can’t hear the effects of phase errors in … 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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