Thank you all for an informed, stimulating, civil and enlightened
discussion on the subject of digital audio peaks and overs.
On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 10:27 AM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> For an excellent explanation of the problem of intersample overs, I
> recommend John Siau's article:
> John is the VP and Director of Engineering at Benchmark. He explains how
> this problem occurs in the reconstruction filters in over-sampling D/A
> converters, and notes that the maximum peak above 0 is 3.01 dB. Benchmark
> is one of the few companies that has addressed this issue in their D/A
> Gary Galo
> Audio Engineer Emeritus
> The Crane School of Music
> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
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> Subject: [ARSCLIST] RX5, etc.
> Jamie Howarth:
> >how interstitial clips can and do happen and suggested a margin of
> >1.1db below full scale when normalizing.
> I use an oversampling peak meter that gives the exact true peak level.
> Using a limiter that is NOT oversampling = cannot detect interstitial
> clips I see regularly peaks going 2-3 dB above the 0 dB F/S max level.
> While the nonoversampling meter only shows -0.1 dB F/S that the
> nonoversampling limiter was set too.
> If you can live with that fine but I prefer to use a true oversampling
> peak limiter to get the levels accurate.
> Best regards,
> Goran Finnberg
> The Mastering Room AB
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