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SubjectRe: Want a random entropy source?
* John Bradford (john@grabjohn.com) wrote:
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> I have never understood how a 16-bit DAC or ADC can have noise above
> 96 dB. Surely _by definition_ a 16-bit DAC or ADC is one that does
> not have noise above that level.

Simple; the ADC might (ha - if you are lucky) have a nice low noise
figure; but its on a cheap sound card in a PC with god knows how much
other mush, with a cheap PSU with a piece of string connecting it to the
CDROM and loads of other crap.

Dave
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