Subject: Re: NetBSD plays .wav ultra fast
To: Martin Husemann <>
From: Ignatios Souvatzis <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/18/2001 21:12:00
On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 11:00:36PM +0200, Martin Husemann wrote:
> > > And actually I don't care for bad output quality on el-cheapo on board
> > > soundchips.
> > 
> > I could shove on a soundblaster AWE32 but I'm almost out of slots.
> No pun intended. The point is: you probably get quite good quality out
> of it, if you play good quality samples (since it seems to support 44k
> or 48k). You do not get good quality out of it if playing 8k samples -
> but hell, it's 8k samples.

If you play 8kHz samples at 48 kHz without doing serious digital (or analog)
filtering, it will be MUCH worse than simple 8kHz. You'll hear 5 mirror images
(in the frequency domain) plus, possibly, the 8kHz carrier.