The first audio delays were tube based.
But did you know that those tubes were garden hoses with a speaker at one end and a microphone at the other? The hose’s length was calculated at one foot per 1ms of desired delay. As you can imagine, it did not sound good at all.
Today, radio broadcasters can take advantage of sophisticated digital technologies for audio delay, as well as for shrinking and stretching program material.
In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the historical highlights and where persistence and innovation have gotten us today.Read More
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