[Top] [All Lists]

Re: M/S decoding help

Subject: Re: M/S decoding help
From: "Dan Dugan" dandugan_1999
Date: Tue Jul 11, 2006 11:16 am (PDT)
maxfrick78 wrote:
>Hi Rob,
>wow, just 1% bit depth saturation? Can't you crank up the signal, or
>do you deal with
>signals so dynamic that you hit 0 dbFS if you boost them? That would
>be a dynamic range
>of more than 120 dB or so.. If remember correctly 24 bits-files have
>a signal-to-noise
>level of almost 140 dB!

If someone says a certain percentage of level, I assume they're
measuring on a linear scale, not a dB scale. DAW waveform displays
are linear-scaled.

1% is -40 dBFS, not terribly low even in a 16-bit recording.

-Dan Dugan

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>

The University of NSW School of Computer and Engineering takes no responsibility for the contents of this archive. It is purely a compilation of material sent by many people to the naturerecordists mailing list. It has not been checked for accuracy nor its content verified in any way. If you wish to get material removed from the archive or have other queries about the archive e-mail Andrew Taylor at this address: andrewt@cse.unsw.EDU.AU