CMI Day7 - Sound Cards Objectives Name common sound files...

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Sound Cards Objectives 0. Name common sound files and understand the function of a codec. 1. Recognize and understand the functions of the four main components of all sound cards: ADC, DSP, DAC, and flash memory. 2. Differentiate between the quality of sound generated by sound cards using FM and wavetable synthesis. 3. Describe the process used by the computer to create sound. 4. Explain how the set of application program interfaces determines how sound effects are processed. 5. Demonstrate competence when reading sound card specifications and choosing quality components. Types of Sound Cards 0. Internal Peripheral Sound Card 0. Expansion card with input and output for sound 0. PCI Card 1. External Peripheral Sound Card 1. USB or FireWire 2. Onboard sound Consumer Vs Professional Cards 3. Consumer Cards 1. Playback 4. Professional Cards 2. Recording Sound Files 0. PC 0. WAV files 1. Mac/Silicon Graphics 1. AIFF files 2. MP3 2. Compressed file – not a file format in and of itself Codecs 5. Codec 3. COmpressor/DEcompressor 4. enCOdes/DECodes signal
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course SP 0710 taught by Professor Dino during the Spring '08 term at Full Sail.

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CMI Day7 - Sound Cards Objectives Name common sound files...

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