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Old 20th August 2019
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Originally Posted by Bushman View Post
Do you know ( does anyone here know) the digital resolution of the stock digital delays incorporated into the cutting systems which were sold as a package? This would be in the early ‘80s, I think. At the time, that delay system didn’t seem to get any of the criticism directed at the CD digital design. I thought then that it was a more sophisticated digital setup, but on reflection I don’t think I ever heard any specifics.
There were cutting rooms in the 70s using DDLs. From what I've understood in reading and chatting with mastering engineer friends, they ranged from 14 to 16 bit, with the higher depths being more common as time went on. Not sure about SR though.