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Is Sound digital or analog

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Sound itself is always analog, though the quality varies. Things on a a computer, iPod, TV, etc. are represented and transmitted digitally, but it is converted back to analog before it gets to the speakers. An example of analog sound storage would be a record player. While both are voltage, digital media is written in 1's or 0's, then converted back into a semi analog voltage to drive a speaker. To the trained ear, modern music which is stored digitally still doesn't sound as good as analog, due to loss in some of the frequencies we hear. Another way to create or transmit sound is acoustic, which is that of a nonelectric guitar or Saxophone.

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