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Frequency
The speed of the sound vibration, measured in hertz (Hz)
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Microphone
(transducer) coverts kinetic energy of sound into electrical energy
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Pre Amplifier
Amplifies the signal strength
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A/D Converter
converts the analogue audio signal into a digital production of it
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DAW
Allows you to edit and manipulate digital audio
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Two Advantages of Dynamic Mics
Take high pressure sound, and very durable
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Two Disadvantages of Dynamic Mics
Not a flat frequency response; produces 'coloured' sound, not very sensitive
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Two Advantages of Condensor Mic
Large range of frequencies; flat frequency, More sensitive
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Two Disadvantages of Condensor Mic
More expensive, Needs more power to work
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Name 6 Types of Pick up Patterns for Mics
Cardiod, Omni Directional, Figure of 8, Hyper Cardiod, Super Cardiod, Shotgun Mics
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VCO
(Voltage Controlled Oscillator) Produces the wave forms of synths
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VCA
(Voltage Controlled Amplifier) Boosting the signal
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VCF
(Voltage Controlled Filter) Fillers in and out certain frequencies
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LFO
(Low Frequency Oscillator) Produces frequencies below our hearing range
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Double Tracking
Recording exactly the same part on top then process it
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Overdubbing
record a track/s and then later record other tracks over the top
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1920's Reverb
Natural Reverb
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50's Reverb
Echo Chamber and Plate Reverb and Spring Reverb
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80's and 90's Reverb
Digital Reverb
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00's Reverb
Convolution Reverb
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D.I. Box
(Direct Input) an alternative method of capsule using microphones
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Compressor
Reduces the dynamic range
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Knee
Compression applied straight away
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Soft Knee
Compression is gradually applied
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Distortion
an effect that is produced when an input signal exceeds the volume of the circuitry
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Fuzz
Heavy Distortion-sounds fuzzy
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Over Drive
Heavy distortion but less than fuzz
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Chorus
Creates timing and pitch changes to a duplicated sound
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Flange
Is a swooshing effect
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Phaser
A more metallic flange sound
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Tremelo
Quick fluctuations in volume
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Wah Wah
A narrow band pass filter gets moved quickly up and down the frequency range
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Whommy Bar
Changes the pitch-creates 'divebomb' effect
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(transducer) coverts kinetic energy of sound into electrical energy

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Microphone

Card 3

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Amplifies the signal strength

Back

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Card 4

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converts the analogue audio signal into a digital production of it

Back

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Card 5

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Allows you to edit and manipulate digital audio

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