Re: SOS Technical Glossary
Posted: Tue Sep 05, 2017 10:03 am
SOS recording and production forums
Hugh Robjohns wrote:I am pleased to report that the SOS Technical Glossary has been found in the back of a cupboard, dusted off, and slotted back into the online archives.
There are plans to develop this resource substantially in the future, too... but in the meantime, we welcome any suggestions for other terms to be added.
wireman wrote:Belatedly and hurried (as I just noticed this interesting post) here are some comments...
Why concentrate on aliasing, isn't the point that this frequency is what is required to reproduce the original signal?
Watchmaker wrote:Under Audio Interface perhaps an update for Thunderbolt, AVB and Dante protocols is warranted?
wireman wrote:I have a final set of suggestions.
An alternative definition:
Used to describe a curved (and possibly flexible) part of a support or microphone.
John Willett wrote:A Gooseneck (sometimes calles swan neck) is always flexible - that's why it's called a goose neck.
wireman wrote:John Willett wrote:A Gooseneck (sometimes calles swan neck) is always flexible - that's why it's called a goose neck.
I thought this as well but I did a quick check for exceptions and came up with this microphone which is described as having a fixed-placement gooseneck.
Looking further, I see that this does not mean what I thought it did at the time.
Hugh Robjohns wrote:Thanks Eddy, I'll add that one in. EDIT: Done!
I remember getting horribly confused way back with the different numbers of overtones and harmonics...
wireman wrote:I realise the glossary is missing some tape-related definitions:
Also for the Dolby entry describing noise reduction and surround technologies there was also Dolby HX which I think just optimised the use of bias on recording for high signal levels.