I see your point and thanks for the clarification Mike.
On Thursday, August 28, 2003, at 02:01 PM, Mike Richter wrote:
> At 11:43 AM 8/28/2003 -0400, Aaron Luis Levinson wrote:
>> Another question which this thread raises is the question of
>> Perhaps I am using the term incorrectly, but every time I have ever
>> something it was to obtain a different timbral quality.
> That is an altogether different sort of sampling. The sampling here is
> obtain a digital signal at a chosen sampling rate. The correct unit for
> sample rate is sps (samples per second) or ksps (thousand samples per
> second). It is sometimes written incorrectly as Hz for Hertz, the unit
> which in ancient days was cycles per second. To resample means to take
> signal which was sampled at one rate and to modify it as though it had
> sampled at another. For example, in creating a WAV file from an
> source, one might sample at 96 ksps, but to create a CD-DA (Compact
> Disc -
> Digital Audio) it must be written at 44.1 ksps. Hence the 96000 sps
> must be resampled to 44100 sps.
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