Subject: Why are CDs sampled at 44.1 kHz? Why not 44 kHz or 45kHz?
Date: Thu Sep 8 19:52:42 2005
Posted by Carmine
Grade level: grad (science)
School: No school entered.
City: Adelaide State/Province: SA
Area of science: Computer Science
I was wondering why we use the sampling rate of 44.1 kHz? I know about Nyquist
sampling and that humans can usually hear up to 20 kHz, so why not use a
sampling rate of 40 kHz or 41 kHz or 42 kHz etc.?
Re: Why are CDs sampled at 44.1 kHz? Why not 44 kHz or 45kHz?
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