[linux-audio-user] (no subject)

Steve Harris S.W.Harris at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Mon Apr 12 13:14:18 EDT 2004


On Mon, Apr 12, 2004 at 09:53:06AM -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
> Steve,
>    I wonder if you have any info on something I was reading in Bob
> Katz's book recently, that many A/D converters actually have compressors
> or other sorts of non-linear circuits built into them which effect the
> use of the converter when it gets anywhere near maximum value anyway. 
> 
>    I found some of his comments about what happens with A/D's in these
> regions interesting. Do the spec sheets you've looked at imply anything
> like this?

They might have but I dont remeber, you can find the spec sheets by
googling for the part numbers.

Thats interesting information. I wonder how consistent the compression is.

- Steve


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