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Re: Looperlative LP1 - sample rate
I think you're mixing up waveforms and envelopes here
A hand clap is a burst of white(ish) noise with a fast attack and decay.
is not a square wave.
However.... a square wave can excite all kinds of
> frequencies which are not harmonics if other things in the system have a
> resonance. An example: hitting a curb with your car. This is like a
> square wave for the suspension system - but your car will bounce at the
> resonant frequency of the suspension. I use square waves all the time
> physical systems to excite and find resonances. Another example more
> related to audio is when a sound engineer will walk around the room and
> clap. The clap is an pressure wave impulse (sound)very similar to a
> square wave and will excite resonances in the room that the engineer can
> then listen for.
>> Something that contains all frequencies is called "noise". White noise
>> contains all those frequencies evenly.
> right again!