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Audio Concepts 105 - Sound Recording.
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A device that converts a sound wave to one physical form to another is called ______________.
An A/D converter
An audio Interface
Which statement is incorrect?
The conversion from analog to digital occurs at the quantizing stage
A PCM wave is a series of ultrasonic pulses that represent the binary numbers which describe the actual audio wave
In playback, the original analog wave is recreated from scratch and the conversion is handled by the analog to digital converters
ADC and DAC are the two main components of audio interfaces
Which of the following is NOT a transducer?
The Neumann U47 is ___________ microphone.
A direction mic's null points are perfect rejections. True or false?
What does the Nyquist rule say?
The sampling rate must be equal to the lowest audio frequency to be recorded
The sampling rate must be equal to the highest audio frequency to be recorded
The sampling rate must be at least 3x as high as the highest audio frequency to be recorded
The sampling rate must be at least 2x as high as the highest audio frequency to be recorded
Large-diaphragm condenser microphones are commonly used to record __________.
What is the dynamic range of CDs?
Which microphone pattern responds to sound coming directly from the front and back?
What does the 3 to 1 rule say?
That when more than one microphone picks up the same source, they should all be at the same distance from the source
That when 3 microphones pick up the same source, they should all be at the same distance from the source
That when more than one microphone picks up the same source, they should be at least 3x as far from each other as they are from the source
That when 3 microphones pick up the same source, they should be at the same distance from each other as they are from the source
Omni-directional microphones are great for stereo recording of large ensembles when the sound of the room is part of the sound you want to capture. True or false?
What's the advantage of using the X-Y miking technique?
To avoid phasing issues
To improve the stereo image
All answers are correct
At the sampling stage, the "staircase" wave is still an analog wave. True or false?
The Shure SM-58 is ___________ microphone.
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