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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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