[sdiy] Question for those with musical ears

Didrik Madheden nitro2k01 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 15 02:47:40 CEST 2021

On Thu, Apr 15, 2021, 02:28 Adam Inglis (synthDIY) <synthdiy at adambaby.com>

> So, you're kind of talking about the auditory equivalent of a video
> “frame-rate”, are you?
> As in, How slow can the frames per second get before you notice a
> ‘flicker’?
Actually, no. What he described was a limited resolution of the pitch
value. ("Can't change the pitch precisely enough.") In audio terms, this is
a limited bitrate.

What you described was a limited temporal resolution. ("Can't change the
pitch often enough.") In audio terms, this is a limited sample rate.

They can have similar effects, and digital systems suffer from both to
varying degrees, but they are different phenomena.


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