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Offline TheMetalist

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Re: DAT Long Play 12 bit/32 kHz transfers
« Reply #30 on: January 02, 2021, 06:30:15 AM »
PCM encoding is considered linear because the steps are all the same "size" (voltage and time)
Not all encoding must be linear.
ATRAC for instance, (Sony minidisc format) and DSD are types which are non-linear.

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Re: DAT Long Play 12 bit/32 kHz transfers
« Reply #31 on: January 07, 2021, 10:56:53 AM »
PCM encoding is considered linear because the steps are all the same "size" (voltage and time)
Not all encoding must be linear.
ATRAC for instance, (Sony minidisc format) and DSD are types which are non-linear.

Thank you for explaining this.
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