Glossary

What is diffraction?

Is the way the sound moves around a object whose dimensions are smaller. The diffraction depends on the wavelength and the size of the object.

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What is Dirac Live®?

Is the world premier room correction technology. The Dirac Series of high-resolution audio processors from miniDSP incorporating Dirac Live® are an advanced hardware/software solution for digital room correctio...

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What is a FIR?

Finite Impulse Response, is a DSP filter that requires more computation time on the DSP and more memory. The DSP chip therefore needs to be more powerful. miniDSP products that support FIR filtering are the Ope...

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What is a firmware?

Is a software program or set of instructions programmed on a hardware device. It is also called embedded software, which is a computer software, written to control machines or devices that are not typically tho...

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What is HDMI?

It is a proprietary audio interface for transferring compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video pro...

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What is a GUI?

Is a software that works at the point of contact (interface) between a computer and its user. It is using graphical designs such as icons, menus or windows. The plugin are the GUI for miniDSP products.

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What is a hardware?

The Hardware platform handles the signal processing. It is the brain of your system and as you'll see from this website, we do have many "variants" to fit your needs. You can refer to our application note and ...

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What is an IIR?

IIR filters are the most efficient type of filter to implement in DSP (digital signal processing). They are usually provided as "biquad" filters. The amount of processing that is required to compute a biquad is...

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What is an IR?

Infrared remote control.

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What is I2S in/out control?

Inter-IC Sound is a serial bus interface (3-wire interface) standard used for connecting digital audio devices together and most commonly used by audio ADC/DAC components. It also operates in two directions: as...

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