Everything You Need To Know About Audio Interfaces In Under 2 Minutes

We all use them, but how much do you really know about the different kinds of audio interface available? Joe Albano breaks down the fundamentals in this short video.  

Getting to grips with the concepts and terminology involved in the music production world is the key focus of the AudioPedia series of short, bite-sized videos. In this video, Joe Albano explains what audio interfaces are used for and how they work. 

Covering the differences between smaller and larger interfaces as well as concepts like AD/ DA conversion, this video quickly gets to the heart of the role that audio interfaces play in any recording and production setup. You'll also learn about onboard DSP, expanding the number of channels and much more. Check out the rest of the videos in the course for even more information on these core concepts.  

Watch the full course AudioPedia 104: Recording Media, DAW and Computer in the AskAudio Academy | AskVideo | macProVideo.

AudioPedia 104: Recording Media, DAW and Computer

Our AudioPedia series is a comprehensive video dictionary of audio terminology. Created by audio expert Joe Albano, this encyclopedia of technical terms is the ultimate audio reference tool. Here are the topics covered and defined in the fourth installment of this authoritative series:

  • Analog Tape
  • DAW | Digital Audio Workstation
  • Interface | Audio Interface
  • Digital Audio Transmission - AES|EBU, SPDIF, ADAT
  • Word Clock | Jitter
  • CPU
  • RAM
  • Buffer | RAM Buffer
  • Latency
  • Hard Disk | Hard Drive
  • SSD (Solid State Drive)
  • Flash Drive | Thumb Drive
  • RAID Array
  • Backup
  • USB
  • FireWire
  • Thunderbolt

So join audio expert and trainer Joe Albano and get a deep understanding of audio terminology with the AudioPedia series!

Watch the full course AudioPedia 104: Recording Media, DAW and Computer in the AskAudio Academy | AskVideo | macProVideo.

Hollin Jones was classically trained as a piano player but found the lure of blues and jazz too much to resist. Graduating from bands to composition then production, he relishes the chance to play anything with keys. A sometime lecturer in videographics, music production and photography post production, Hollin has been a freelance w... Read More


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