[time-nuts] IRIG B

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Tue May 25 23:32:11 UTC 2010


Most of the cheap codecs are 24 bits "as advertised" and maybe 16 bits "as measured". 

That puts them in a nice comfort zone a bit past the 10 or 12 bits you get from a micro. 


On May 25, 2010, at 7:23 PM, Magnus Danielson wrote:

> On 05/26/2010 01:09 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
>> Hi
>> Like all the rest of us I'm making assumptions. I *assume* that we're talking about an implementation that will handle IRIG over audio over a fairly wide dynamic range.
> Well, like most cases, I'd assume it is over "sufficient" dynamic range. The signal itself doesn't require very high dynamics, 8 bit should work well, 12 bits should allow for less care in level settings, 24 bits is excessive but cheap and only real care is high amplitude/clipping.
> Cheers,
> Magnus
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