The Complete Guide To High End Audio

Author: Robert Harley
Publisher: Acapella Pub
ISBN: 9780964084940
Size: 44.56 MB
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Expanded and revised to cover recent developments, this text should tell you what you need to know to become a better listener and buyer of quality high-fidelity components. New sections include: super audio CD; high-resolution audio on DVD; and single-ended amplifiers.

High Performance Loudspeakers

Author: Martin Colloms
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Size: 33.87 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Since the first publication of this title twenty years ago, Martin Colloms has worked to ensure that each successive edition has kept ahead of innovations occuring in high performance loudspeaker design. This fully revised and updated volume includes more new material than ever before. Colloms maps the increasing pace of technological change in the industry, which has been driven by new applications, materials and design techniques. A highly detailed technical coverage of every aspect of high performance loudspeaker design which now includes: Multi-media and Home Theatre, Dolby PRO-LOGIC(), Dolby AC-3 THX, and multi-channel surround sound Short path, low order crossover network designs, audibility and control of loudspeaker distortion, digital active speakers and the system requirements of optimized digital filters Bending wave panel speaker technology (NXT) A unique non-partisan interpretation of manufacturers technologies and claims Throughout the industry this book has justly won its reputation as the quintessential volume covering speaker design and analysis, both amongst audio engineers, equipment designers and students of audio engineering.

Introductory Guide To High Performance Audio Systems

Author: Robert Harley
Publisher: Acapella Pub
ISBN: 9780978649302
Size: 40.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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How to choose, set up, and enjoy the latest high-technology audio systems are all given expert insight in this indispensable guide for stereo shoppers. Consumers today often use home-audio systems for both stereo music and surround-sound music, they buy multichannel systems instead of two-channel stereo systems, they may have HDTV and flat-panel televisions, and they have largely moved to in-wall and on-wall loudspeakers rather than floorstanding units. Questions relating to all of these changes are covered in a novice-friendly way, as well as Super Audio CD, DVD-Audio formats, and all of the latest surround-sound formats for home theater. The emphasis is not only on solving shopping dilemmas, but also on getting great sound from an audio system.

Handbook For Sound Engineers

Author: Glen Ballou
Publisher: Gulf Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780240807584
Size: 57.34 MB
Format: PDF
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Handbook for Sound Engineers is the most comprehensive reference available for audio engineers. Written by many of the top professionals in the field, including Glen Ballou on interpretation systems, intercoms, assistive listening, and image projection; Ken Pohlmann on compact discs and DVDs; David Miles Huber on MIDI; Dr. Eugene Patronis on amplifier design and outdoor sound systems; Bill Whitlock on audio transformers and preamplifiers; Pat Brown on fundamentals and gain structures; Ray Rayburn on virtual systems and digital interfacing; and Dr. Wolfgang Ahnert on computer-aided sound system design and acoustics for concert halls. The audio industry has seen many changes since the previous edition of the Handbook, particularly in the digital area, all of which are included in this edition. Key topics include: Acoustics * DSPs * DVDs * Modeling and auralization * Sound-system design * Application and installation techniques * Loudspeaker and enclosure building, testing and measuring * Sound recording and playback* Transmission Techniques * Audio circuits, amplifiers, filters, and consoles * Grounding * The most comprehensive reference work on sound engineering on the market * Contributors are the leading experts in their fields * Explains MIDI, cinema sound, transformers, consoles, and more

Audio And Hi Fi Handbook

Author: Ian Robertson Sinclair
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 9780750636360
Size: 73.53 MB
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Written by a team of experts and specialist contributors this comprehensive guide has proved to be an invaluable resource for professional designers and service engineers. Each chapter is written by a leading author, including Don Aldous, John Borwick, Dave Berriman and John Linsley Hood, which provides as wide a perspective as possible on high-quality sound reproduction as well as a wealth of expertise. This third edition has been fully updated to include modern valve amplifier designs, Nicam and satellite radio, and including a new section on servicing. Ian Sinclair has written over 140 books on aspects of electronics and computing and has been a regular contributor to the electronics and computing press. New chapters on valve amplifiers, in-car audio, NICAM and satellite radio, and servicing Contributors include world experts like John Linsley Hood, Nick Beer, Don Aldous, Fred Mornington-West A wide ranging guide for professionals and hobbyists alike

The Complete Guide To Digital Audio

Author: Chris Middleton
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781592001026
Size: 76.46 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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Electronic music and sound recording was truly reborn with the emergence of personal computing. Now, making music on a computer is getting easier and less expensive. New and improved compression algorithms allow for bandwidth-friendly transfer of audio over the Internet. "The Complete Guide to Digital Audio" covers all aspects of digital audio: hardware and software, sampling and recording, mixing and mastering, MIDI and sequencing, and much more. You'll learn: * Jargon busters on all the digital audio terms you need to know * Production tips and secrets from some of the world's top sound engineers * A tour of the major software package and tools * Insider views on audio in computer games * Full-color detailed illustrations * Advice from some of the leading authorities

The Complete Guide To Game Audio

Author: Aaron Marks
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136059253
Size: 19.29 MB
Format: PDF
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Turn your musical passion into a profitable career with this essential guide to the business and technical skills you need to succeed in the multi-billion dollar games industry. Step-by-step instructions lead you through the entire music and sound effects process - from developing the essential skills and purchasing the right equipment to keeping your clients happy. Learn everything you need to: Find the jobs. Identify your niche, implement a business and marketing plan that includes a great demo reel, and plug into the established network to find clients. Make the deals. Make the bidding and contract process work for you by knowing the standard industry terminology, understanding how to set fees, and employing non-confrontational negotiating tactics to reach sound agreements that establish acceptable boundaries for change orders, reworks, payment options, and other essentials. Create music and sound effects for games. Master the exacting specifications for composing music and creating sound effects on the various gaming platforms and systems. The companion DVD features audio and cinematic examples, demos of useful sound editing and sequencing programs, and sample business contracts.

The Wood Effect

Author: Roger Clark Johnsen
Publisher: Modern Audio Assn
ISBN: 9780929383002
Size: 74.31 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Basic Electronics

Author: Bernard Grob
Publisher: Gregg Division McGraw-Hill
Size: 53.13 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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