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analog-to-digital converters


High-end audio rocks CES, part 2

Smartphones, tablets, and OLED displays may get the lion's share of attention at CES, but what about audio? Here's a choice sampling of the very best of CES.

By January 15, 2012


Verity Audio's $325,000 Monsalvat speaker system

A lot of high-end speaker companies build cost-is-no-object systems, but even by that standard, Verity Audio's Monsalvat is pretty extreme.

By June 16, 2011


Digital vs. analog audio: Which sounds better?

Even among audiophiles there's no consensus as to whether analog or digital sounds better.

By April 21, 2011


Does lossless audio guarantee good sound?

MP3 files can sound pretty bad, but are FLAC and Apple Lossless really any better? Do they sound good?

By January 31, 2011


An analog/digital audio smackdown

Every sound you hear in real life is analog, but digital recording converts the original sound into a sequence of numbers. No wonder analog and digital sound so different!

By June 29, 2010


Winegard's RCDT09A is the first battery-powered DTV converter box

CNET reviews the Winegard RCDT09A, the first battery-powered DTV converter box.

By October 1, 2008


Northern Calif. households switched to digital TV early

The transition appeared pretty smooth for customers in the Chico and Redding market, the key being getting the word out about digital converters.

By December 23, 2008


New CMOS sensors catching on in cameras

Mainstream CMOS chipmaking technology is becoming more competitive for capturing light in digital cameras. It's swept the high-end SLR market.

By January 29, 2008


Avnera unveils low-cost, high-yield chip

Avnera, which makes chips for wireless manufacturers, has come up with a low-cost, high-performance solution for wireless communication. By integrating components such as radios and analog-to-digital converters into one chip, the company is able to keep costs down.

December 19, 2007


Rumors: Pentax K20, K200 debut in January

Take it with a grain of salt, but the rumor mill predicts Pentax will announce the K20D and K200D SLRs in January along with some new lenses.

By November 27, 2007