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What is a LPF?
All frequencies below cut off can pass through
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What is a HPF?
All frequencies above cut off can pass through
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What is a Band Pass Filter?
Comibnation fo HPF/LPF (freq. not effect by either cut off)
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What is a Notch Filter?
Used to cut specific frequencies, extreme band pass
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What is a Shelving Filter?
e.g. tine controls on hifis and guitar amps
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What is MIDI?
An electronic language that sends information to digital instruments what to play and how to play it
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What does MIDI stand for?
Musical Intrument Digital Interface
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Name 3 types of microphone
Dynamic, Condenser & PZM
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Difference between active and passive DI box's?
Active: Need phantom power, Passive: Don't need phantom power.
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Two microphone positioning terms
Close/Distant & Single/Pair
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Explain Chorus
Sound detuned & delayed by around 40 ms. Makes teh sound appear thicker & richer.
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Explain Delay
Sound stored & played back after a length of time ('echo')
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Explain Phasing
Combines two copies of the same sound with the second.
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What is Flanging?
Slightly delayed, giving a 'swirling' effect.
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What is the order of prossesing?
Noise Gate > Compressor > EQ
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What is the threshold?
Where the compressor 'kicks in'
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What is the ratio?
How much signal is compressed (i.e the gain reduced)
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What is attack/release?
Speed at which the compressor kicks in and lets go of the audio signal
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What is a Band Pass Filter?

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What is a Notch Filter?

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