[LAU] Pro Audio? OT rant.

Ricardus Vincente wizardofgosz at gmail.com
Mon Dec 24 23:31:27 UTC 2012

On 12/24/2012 06:01 PM, Neil wrote:

>> There was another more mundane reason than that.  44.1kHz allowed
>> engineers to store an even number of samples in either an NTSC or a
>> PAL scanline when using UMatic video recorders to record digital
>> audio.  Sony had supposedly even planned a line of products based on
>> the idea, though they never came to market.
> In college we recorded recitals on such a system.  There was A/D box
> with meters on it ("If it clips you're fired!") and a Betamax VCR.  I
> think it was all Sony but I don't actually remember.

 Those were 12 bit, weren't they?

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