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Xiph's Episode 2: _Digital Show & Tell_ is out, Second digital media geekout video from Xiph.Org
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post Feb 26 2013, 16:16
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Xiph Episode 2: Digital Show & Tell is out!

"The second video from Xiph.Org explores multiple facets of digital audio signals and how they really behave in the real world. Sampling, quantization, dither, band-limiting, and vintage bench equipment all in one video!"

It's a followup in a sense to the 24/192 article of last year. Other videos: http://xiph.org/video/

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post Feb 27 2013, 17:01
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Beautifully done. It should be required viewing/reading.

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no one ever ruined a great recording by not dithering the final master
You'd "ruin" any digital fade-outs for anyone who chose to turn up the volume to hear them better.

Cheers,
David.
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post Feb 28 2013, 17:18
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QUOTE (2Bdecided @ Feb 27 2013, 11:01) *
Beautifully done. It should be required viewing/reading.

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no one ever ruined a great recording by not dithering the final master
You'd "ruin" any digital fade-outs for anyone who chose to turn up the volume to hear them better.

Cheers,
David.


I thought it was HA (perhaps another objectivist site) that ran a listening test that found some folks _preferred_ the undithered fades-- they liked that the fade went to black instead of noise. I could be misremembering badly, since I went back to try to find that test and found no hint of it. Does anyone else remember this? It was from several years ago at least.
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- xiphmont   Xiph's Episode 2: _Digital Show & Tell_ is out   Feb 26 2013, 16:16
- - jensend   Congratulations to Monty and the rest of the team ...   Feb 27 2013, 00:26
- - spoon   Excellent presentation, tackling miss-conceptions ...   Feb 27 2013, 10:55
|- - Arnold B. Krueger   QUOTE (spoon @ Feb 27 2013, 04:55) Excell...   Mar 5 2013, 15:27
- - kritip   Is anybody else having issue with the sound stutte...   Feb 27 2013, 15:59
|- - xiphmont   QUOTE (kritip @ Feb 27 2013, 09:59) Is an...   Feb 27 2013, 16:03
|- - DonP   QUOTE (kritip @ Feb 27 2013, 09:59) Is an...   Feb 28 2013, 19:41
- - kritip   ha My gentoo days are over, the other system is ...   Feb 27 2013, 16:17
|- - xiphmont   QUOTE (kritip @ Feb 27 2013, 10:17) ha ...   Feb 27 2013, 16:20
- - 2Bdecided   Beautifully done. It should be required viewing/re...   Feb 27 2013, 17:01
|- - xiphmont   QUOTE (2Bdecided @ Feb 27 2013, 11:01) Be...   Feb 28 2013, 17:18
||- - 2Bdecided   QUOTE (xiphmont @ Feb 28 2013, 16:18) I t...   Feb 28 2013, 17:25
||- - Kees de Visser   QUOTE (xiphmont @ Feb 28 2013, 17:18) I t...   Mar 3 2013, 10:20
|- - krabapple   QUOTE (2Bdecided @ Feb 27 2013, 11:01) Be...   Feb 28 2013, 18:09
|- - 2Bdecided   QUOTE (krabapple @ Feb 28 2013, 17:09) Th...   Mar 1 2013, 10:48
- - kritip   I have updated the the latest beta Chrome Version ...   Feb 27 2013, 17:04
- - greynol   You might miss out on hearing people giggle in the...   Feb 28 2013, 18:35
|- - xiphmont   QUOTE (greynol @ Feb 28 2013, 12:35) You ...   Feb 28 2013, 18:59
- - bennetng   Interesting to see the "not stairstep" i...   Mar 1 2013, 14:17
|- - _if   Monty, that was a great video. I thoroughly enjoye...   Mar 3 2013, 00:44
|- - bennetng   QUOTE (_if @ Mar 3 2013, 07:44) I'd l...   Mar 3 2013, 09:53
|- - db1989   To Monty and co.: I echo the earlier praise about ...   Mar 3 2013, 17:30
|- - _if   QUOTE (bennetng @ Mar 3 2013, 03:53) ... ...   Mar 3 2013, 17:31
- - Engelsstaub   Thanks for your time and the excellent presentatio...   Mar 3 2013, 05:49
- - Mach-X   That was AWESOME. Hope to see more, can't wait...   Mar 5 2013, 08:49
- - Dynamic   I think this video has been beautifully and though...   Mar 5 2013, 14:45
- - julf   I have a strange issue with the gtk-bounce program...   Mar 6 2013, 15:47
|- - xiphmont   QUOTE (julf @ Mar 6 2013, 09:47) I have a...   Mar 7 2013, 09:05
|- - julf   QUOTE (xiphmont @ Mar 7 2013, 09:05) It d...   Mar 7 2013, 14:08
- - Wombat   Nothing has changed, the same funny pics like 20 y...   Sep 9 2013, 21:46
|- - TomasPin   QUOTE (Wombat @ Sep 9 2013, 17:46) http:/...   Sep 9 2013, 23:55
- - Nick.C   I loved this: "Make believe" encompas...   Sep 9 2013, 22:18


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