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The Sound of 1s and 0s
Electronics and Circuits
"This quiz deals with the science and engineering of digital audio devices. Many of these may be found in your living room. Ever wondered how all that sound got in such a small object? Well, pop on your headphones, plug in your MiniDisc, and enjoy!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
Compact discs, (according to the original CD specifications) hold how many minutes of music?
The sampling rate, (how many samples per second are stored) for a CD is:
The theory that to adequately reproduce a recorded sound, the sample rate of the recording must be twice the maximum frequency in the sound is called:
The Nyquist Theorem
The Sample Principle
CD Audio is stored in a format that is uncompressed, and very similar to a PC wav file, or a MAC aiff file. This particular format is known as:
What does DAT stand for?
Digital Asynchronous Transport
Digital Audio Tape
Digital Adaptive Transformation
Direct Audio Transcode
What is the sampling rate of a DAT?
What compression format does MiniDisc use?
Dolby Pro Logic
What does ATRAC stand for?
Audio Transcribing Asynchronous Coding
Asynchronous Transmission Acoustic Conversion
Audio Transformation and Conversion
Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding
What is the name of the copy protection implemented on recordable digital audio consumer formats? (CDs by spec are NOT recordable formats.)
Saguaro Data Shield
How many bits are in one sample in CD Audio? (Redbook Audio)
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Compiled May 22 13