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commonly_used_abbreviations [2019/08/27 16:42]
_ki Added synthesis methods VA, VS, KPS,PD,PM,SWAM, RCM, AN, LA, VL, VAST, FDSP, S&S
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-====== Commonly used abbreviations ======+====== Commonly used abbreviations ======
  
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 | AD | Audio Damage | Company offering audio plugins |  | AD | Audio Damage | Company offering audio plugins | 
 | AD | Attack Decay | Synthesizer envelop module with attack and decay parameter | | AD | Attack Decay | Synthesizer envelop module with attack and decay parameter |
 +| ADC | Analog-to-Digital Converter | Hardware to input external analog signals from guitars, synth, instruments or microphones into digital systems (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Analog-to-digital_converter|Wikipedia]])|
 | ADSR | Attack Decay Sustain Release | Synthesizer envelop module with standard parameters, mainly used to shape the sounds amplitude with a VCA or the overtone amount with a VCF |  | ADSR | Attack Decay Sustain Release | Synthesizer envelop module with standard parameters, mainly used to shape the sounds amplitude with a VCA or the overtone amount with a VCF | 
 | AM | Amplitude Modulation | Sound synthesis: Modulating the volume of an audio signal with another audio signal  ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amplitude_modulation|Wikipedia]]) | | AM | Amplitude Modulation | Sound synthesis: Modulating the volume of an audio signal with another audio signal  ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amplitude_modulation|Wikipedia]]) |
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 | CPP | Chord Poly Pad | MIDI chords player app with AB3 state-saving support | | CPP | Chord Poly Pad | MIDI chords player app with AB3 state-saving support |
 | CV | Control Voltage | Analog modular synthesizers use voltages to modulate the sound generation - mainly 1 volt/octave in Eurorack Modular Synth. The counterpart in the digital world are midi CC send between plugins. (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CV/gate|Wikipedia]])| | CV | Control Voltage | Analog modular synthesizers use voltages to modulate the sound generation - mainly 1 volt/octave in Eurorack Modular Synth. The counterpart in the digital world are midi CC send between plugins. (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CV/gate|Wikipedia]])|
 +| DAC | Digital-to-Analog Converter | Hardware to output digital signals to analog systems like headphones, amps, speakers or tape maschines (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital-to-analog_converter|Wikipedia]])|
 | DAW | Digital Audio Workstation | Software used for recording, editing and producing audio files. (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_audio_workstation|Wikipedia]]) | | DAW | Digital Audio Workstation | Software used for recording, editing and producing audio files. (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_audio_workstation|Wikipedia]]) |
 +| DSP | Digital Signal Processor | Hardware specialized in processing digital audio signals (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Digital_signal_processor|Wikipedia]])|
 | EG | Envelop Generator | Synthesizer module generating a control voltage that varies over time. The start of the envelop is triggered by either a trigger pulse or a gate signal (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envelope_(music)|Wikipedia]]). There are different types of envelops like AD, ADSR | | EG | Envelop Generator | Synthesizer module generating a control voltage that varies over time. The start of the envelop is triggered by either a trigger pulse or a gate signal (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Envelope_(music)|Wikipedia]]). There are different types of envelops like AD, ADSR |
 | ENV | Envelop Generator | See EG | | ENV | Envelop Generator | See EG |
 +| EXS | EXS | Sampler instrument format used by Logic Pro |
 | EQ | Equalizer | Plugin or app adjusting the balance between frequency components ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equalization_(audio)|Wikipedia]]) | | EQ | Equalizer | Plugin or app adjusting the balance between frequency components ([[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Equalization_(audio)|Wikipedia]]) |
 | FDSP | Formulated Digital Sound Processing | Synthesis method similar to VAST used in the Yamaha EX5, proprietary | | FDSP | Formulated Digital Sound Processing | Synthesis method similar to VAST used in the Yamaha EX5, proprietary |
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 | PB | Pitch Bend | Midi message to specify pitch bending - the value is applied to all playing notes of the midi channel | | PB | Pitch Bend | Midi message to specify pitch bending - the value is applied to all playing notes of the midi channel |
 | PC | Program Change | Midi message to change instrument patches (per midi channel)| | PC | Program Change | Midi message to change instrument patches (per midi channel)|
 +| PCM | Pulse Code Modulation | Method used to digitally represent sampled analog signals (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pulse-code_modulation|Wikipedia]])|
 | PD | Phase Distortion Synthesis | Synthesis method where the harmonic content of a carrier waveform is influenced by a waveform modulator (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_distortion_synthesis|Wikipedia]])| | PD | Phase Distortion Synthesis | Synthesis method where the harmonic content of a carrier waveform is influenced by a waveform modulator (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_distortion_synthesis|Wikipedia]])|
 | PM | Phase Modulation | Synthesis method where the phase of a waveform is modulated by another waveform (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_modulation|Wikipedia]])| | PM | Phase Modulation | Synthesis method where the phase of a waveform is modulated by another waveform (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phase_modulation|Wikipedia]])|
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 | SB | Sugar Bytes | Company offering audio plugins | | SB | Sugar Bytes | Company offering audio plugins |
 | SEQ | Sequencer | Synthesizer module that sends out notes and control voltages in discrete steps. The sequencer itself can be triggered with a clock of lfo signal | | SEQ | Sequencer | Synthesizer module that sends out notes and control voltages in discrete steps. The sequencer itself can be triggered with a clock of lfo signal |
 +| SFZ | SFZ | Plain text file format that stores instrument data for software samplers  [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SFZ_(file_format)|Wikipedia]] |
 | S&H | Sample & Hold | Synthesizer module that takes a sample from an input signal and holds this value until the next control pulse (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sample_and_hold|Wikipedia]])| | S&H | Sample & Hold | Synthesizer module that takes a sample from an input signal and holds this value until the next control pulse (see [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sample_and_hold|Wikipedia]])|
 | S&S | Sample and Synthesis | Synthesis method using short looped samples (as opposed to simple waveforms) as sound basis used in Sequential Circuits Prophet VS, Korg DW6000/8000, Roland D50 and Korg M1 (see [[https://www.soundonsound.com/sound-advice/q-can-you-explain-origins-wavetable-ss-and-vector-synthesis|SoundOnSound]])| | S&S | Sample and Synthesis | Synthesis method using short looped samples (as opposed to simple waveforms) as sound basis used in Sequential Circuits Prophet VS, Korg DW6000/8000, Roland D50 and Korg M1 (see [[https://www.soundonsound.com/sound-advice/q-can-you-explain-origins-wavetable-ss-and-vector-synthesis|SoundOnSound]])|
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 | IMHO | in my humble opinion | | IMHO | in my humble opinion |
 | FAQ | frequently asked questions | | FAQ | frequently asked questions |
-| OT | Off topic |+| KISS | keep it simple stupid | 
 +| OT | off topic |
 | RTFM | read the frigging manual | | RTFM | read the frigging manual |
  
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