Digital Audio Technology: A Guide to CD, MiniDisc, SACD, DVD(A), MP3 and DAT [NOOK Book]

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An expert author team from SONY Europe explains the technology behind today's major digital audio consumer products. Previously known as 'Digital Audio and Compact Disc Technology', the book has been regarded as an authoritative guide to CDs and related technologies. This fourth edition addresses the very latest products, including Super Audio CD (SACD), DVD-Audio and MP3.

Audience: Audio engineers and students; service technicians ...

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Digital Audio Technology: A Guide to CD, MiniDisc, SACD, DVD(A), MP3 and DAT

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Overview

An expert author team from SONY Europe explains the technology behind today's major digital audio consumer products. Previously known as 'Digital Audio and Compact Disc Technology', the book has been regarded as an authoritative guide to CDs and related technologies. This fourth edition addresses the very latest products, including Super Audio CD (SACD), DVD-Audio and MP3.

Audience: Audio engineers and students; service technicians and hi-fi enthusiasts.

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Editorial Reviews

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REVIEWS OF PREVIOUS EDITIONS:

'Decidedly a book for which the market has been waiting... it should find wide appeal amongst audio engineers, students and hi-fi enthusiasts.'
Practical Electronics magazine

'The definitive book on CD players and associated technology...essential reading for the budding audio engineers...a place should be found for it on the shelves of the electronics department in every college and at all good reference libraries.'
Hi-Fi News magazine
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136118616
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 8/22/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 360
  • File size: 10 MB

Meet the Author

Jan Maes Technical Support Manager, Sony Europe, CRSE (Customer Relations and Service Europe).

Marc Vercammen Technical Support Engineer, Sony Europe, CRSE (Customer Relations and Service Europe).

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Table of Contents

Preface
A short history of audio technology 1
Pt. 1 Principles of Digital Signal Processing 31
1 Introduction 33
2 Principles of sampling 35
3 Principles of quantization 46
4 Overview of A/D conversion systems 54
5 Operation of A/D-D/A converters 68
6 Codes for digital magnetic recording 88
7 Principles of error correction 91
Pt. 2 The Compact Disc 105
8 Overview of the compact disc medium 107
9 Compact disc encoding 118
10 Opto-electronics and the optical block 132
11 The servo circuits in CD players 149
12 Signal Processing 161
Pt. 3 Digital Audio Recording Systems 175
13 Outline 177
14 Video PCM formats 179
15 Digital audio tape (DAT) format 191
16 Non-tracking digital audio tape (NT-DAT) 212
17 MiniDisc 220
Pt. 4 Advanced Digital Audio Technologies 281
18 Super Audio CD (SACD) 283
19 DVD-Audio 299
20 Audio compression 304
App. 1 Error correction 313
App. 2 Sampling theorem 330
App. 3 Serial copy management system (SCMS) 333
App. 4 Digital audio interface format (S/PDIF-IEC958) 336
Index 339
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