A concise explanation of digital vs. analog?

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Re: A concise explanation of digital vs. analog?

Post by meatballfulton » Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:59 pm

Aaron2 wrote:Wow, I really started a s**t-storm here, didn't I? :shock:
Aw, it's a common enough s**tstorm, happens over and over all around teh interwebz on a regular basis. :agree:
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Re: A concise explanation of digital vs. analog?

Post by Black Tomorrow » Mon Nov 25, 2013 6:45 am

Aaron2 wrote:Wow, I really started a s**t-storm here, didn't I? :shock:
Perhaps, but I know that wasn't your intent. I think when people see the phrase "digital vs. analog" it's bound to cause a fit. But whereas most "digital vs. analog" threads draw battle lines asking which is better (and thus, deserve the resulting shitstorm), it seems to me you're simply trying to understand the actual mechanics behind the two, which is commendable. Perhaps someone here can point out an unbiased source that explains the difference. My apologies, as I cannot point out such a source.
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Re: A concise explanation of digital vs. analog?

Post by madtheory » Mon Nov 25, 2013 12:03 pm

This is not at all concise, but it is un-biased:
http://www.soundonsound.com/sos/may98/a ... gital.html

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