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Chapter 1. Introduction > Digital Audio Basics

Digital Audio Basics

To operate Reason's synthesizers, you'll need to understand at least one key concept: waveforms.

Though invisible, sound waves are just like any other kind of wave. They can be described by their length, height (amplitude), and speed (frequency), and no two waves are exactly alike. The unique combination of length, amplitude, and frequency makes up a sound wave's shape, or waveform.


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