Audio and Video

Audio over CAT5

Here are some links on transporting audio signals over twisted pair wiring: Digital PreSonus eliminates the snake with a single CAT5 cable #105 – Audinate AVIO Dante Audio Adapter: First Look & Review   Analog #89 – SoundTools CAT Box Snake & SuperCAT CAT5e Review Using Cat5 cable for analog, AES3 and ClearCom signals with

Audio and video trends for 2019

Here are some audio and video trends for 2019: The global Hi-Fi Systems market was valued at million US$ in 2018 and is expected to grow. EISA Awards has selected Hi-Fi product category winners, but I did not see anything really fancy new innovations that would excite me there. The Hi-Fi speaker market has seen considerable

MIDI 2.0™ Prototyping has started

Decades old MIDI is going to advance with new major specification change. https://www.midi.org/articles-old/the-midi-manufacturers-association-mma-and-the-association-of-music-electronics-industry-amei-announce-midi-2-0tm-prototyping The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and the Association of Music Electronics Industry (AMEI) announce MIDI 2.0TM Prototyping The MIDI Manufacturers Association (MMA) and AMEI (the Japanese MIDI association) have finalized the core features and name for the next generation MIDI protocol: MIDI

Analog vs digital HDTV for CCTV cameras

For some time it seems that analogue video has seemed die in many applications when digital technologies have replaced the analog video technology. For example the trend in video surveillance systems that old legacy analogue composite video systems are replaces with digital camera interfaces that range from SDI to IP video. In normal video systems

DI boxes

Direct boxes (also known as DIs, which stands for “Direct Inject”) began as a way to resolve a basic impedance mismatch between electro-dynamic guitar pickups (high impedance unbalanced) and sensitive studio electronics (quite low impedance balanced). Still today the primary function of DI boxes is to take an unbalanced, high-impedance signal and convert it to

Microphone videos

Here is a collection of interesting videos on microphones and microphone technologies: Audio 101: Microphones Dynamic vs Condenser Microphones, What’s the Difference? Audio recording tutorial: The different microphone types | lynda.com XLR vs USB Microphones, Which Should You Buy? $22 MICROPHONE VS $3600 MICROPHONE | Andrew Huang Voice-over Microphone || DIY or Buy How a