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What is digital sound and why is it superior to analogue sound?
Sound waves can be recorded and transmitted to a digital signal, which has a specific pattern of the required sound waves in a digital series that can be stored on a digital tape, CD, or computer system. When you play the signal, the digital pattern is converted back into sound waves. Although analogue sound recordings produce an exact copy of the desired sound wave pattern, making many copies of the original records can introduce extra noise and distort the unique pattern. However, digital records only have a pattern of numbers that you may replicate and correct as needed without any distortion. As a result, digital sound recording is always preferable to analogue recording.