Jitter is a time-based signal error. Often misunderstood, this problem can range from subtle and nearly inaudible to loud and distracting. Jitter can reduce low-level resolution (add noise) and add distortion.What are they talking about when they say "Jitter"? Well, it can be several things. This is part of the reason people are often confused with the topic. Jitter can be induced by a poorly designed clock (the part of the digital device that sets the sample frequency. . .
We just pressed our first CDs that feature a QR code on the packaging. When the artist, songwriter Tonya Tyner, handed in her artwork, I didn't even know what the black and white square on the back of the digipak was. Now it seems like I am seeing them everywhere. When she told me that it was readable by smart phones and that you could have it link to a variety of functions, I thought it sounded like a great idea. In fact it sounded like such a good idea, I was kind of surprised that everyone wasn't already using them and that I had never heard of them.
I've had several projects in the past that were Spanish language music. With most music sung/written in Spanish, they had titles that were also in Spanish. Spanish, along with several other languages, is different from English due to a few extra letters in the alphabet (letters with accents and the like). Several words had accents that without the accents meant other things. I knew I could encode several of the accents that showed up some places but not others. Almost every player that regularly showed CD-Text would give up and show a blank square when they
A question that is asked to me routinely several times a week. Why do my track titles show up as 'Audio Track 1' etc. . . when I put my CD in the computer? There are several explanations of this occurrence.