Things are moving fast. Want to build your own miniDSP? Operated within Analog Devices SigmaStudio Digital Audio Compiler? Try ordering the ADAU1701 Carrierboard from Audiodesine. Quite surprising, the company presents itself as specializing in “Audio Design for an Analog World”.
Such statement doesn’t imply that Audiodesine people reject or ignore digital. How possible anyway, now that virtually all audio material get recorded, mixed and edited in digital?
“We love analog, but we do not hate DSP, though we do regret the fact that to get into DSP you seem to need SMD soldering skills and a lot of math”.
Audiodesine selected the ADAU1701 DSP because of SigmaStudio (from Analog Devices) requiring no programming. SigmaStudio allows you to drag and drop prebuilt blocks such as “State Variable Filter”. In a few minutes you have a circuit. (continue reading…)