AES Store

Journal Forum

Perceptual Effects of Dynamic Range Compression in Popular Music Recordings - January 2014
4 comments

Accurate Calculation of Radiation and Diffraction from Loudspeaker Enclosures at Low Frequency - June 2013
9 comments

New Measurement Techniques for Portable Listening Devices: Technical Report - October 2013
1 comment

Access Journal Forum

AES E-Library

A Multi-Track Digital Audio Recorder for Consumer Applications

A prototype multi-track digital audio recorder is described. Two audio channels are sampled and coded by 14-bit linear quantization. The sampling rate is 44.1kHz, the tape speed is 9.5 cm/sec. and the tape width is 1/4 inch. The channel code (a dc free block code) makes use of the statistics of the audio signal. Precautions are taken to limit the crosstalk in the 16-track ferrite head stack. Error correction and concealment techniques are applied to compensate for random and burst errors.

Authors:
Affiliation:
AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:
Subject:

Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!

This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!


 
Facebook   Twitter   LinkedIn   Google+   YouTube   RSS News Feeds  
AES - Audio Engineering Society