[LAU] Pro Audio? OT rant.

Ricardus Vincente wizardofgosz at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 15:13:01 UTC 2012

On 12/24/2012 03:59 AM, Ralf Mardorf wrote:

> 44.1 was a compromise to get enough minutes on a CD, later when consumer
> DAT was introduced it wasn't needed to take care about the length, so
> they came with 48 KHz.

 I was always told that 44.1 was chosen because they wanted to be able
to reproduce signals up to 20K, but the other 2.05K of audio was needed
for the low-pass filters of the day.

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