Glossary

What is an ADC?
An analog-to-digital converter is a device that converts analog signals (continuous quantity) into digital signals. The analog signal is a continuous sinus...
Tue, 5 Nov, 2019 at 9:28 AM
What is AES/EBU?
Audio Engineering Society/European Broadcasting Union. A professional serial interface for transferring digital audio over balanced twisted pair cable. Many ...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:20 PM
What is ASRC?
Asynchronous Sample Rate Conversion converts stereo audio from one sample rate to another. We can "upsample" (like 44.1kHz -> 192kHz) or "d...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:20 PM
What is Balanced/Unbalanced?
Balanced audio uses three conductors to carry the audio signal. Two of the conductors carry negative and positive signals (audio is an AC signal), and the th...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:20 PM
What is bit?
In digital audio using pulse-code modulation (PCM) bit depth is the number of bits of information in each sample, and it directly corresponds to the resoluti...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:20 PM
What is CE/FCC – ROHS compliant?
CE mark or CE marking is a European conformity marking that indicates that the product it is affixed to complies with all relevant European requirement. / FC...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:21 PM
What is a compressor?
Dynamic range compression (DRC) or simply compression is an electronic effect unit that reduces the volume of loud sounds or amplifies quiet sounds by narrow...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:21 PM
What is a crossover?
A crossover is an electronics device that takes a single input signal and creates two or three output signals consisting of separated bands of high-, mid-, a...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:21 PM
What is a DAC?
An digital-to-analog converter is a device that converts digital signals into analog signals. Since computers only recognize digital information, the output ...
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:21 PM
What is a DC connection?
Is an electrical connector that supplies direct current power.  
Sun, 3 Nov, 2019 at 8:21 PM