[pd-ot] electric circuits in software

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Tue Apr 25 18:42:54 CEST 2006

On Tue, Apr 25, 2006 at 11:25:26AM +0200, Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> On Apr 24, 2006, at 6:50 PM, hard off wrote:
> >how hard is to model electric circuits by software?
> >
> >what is so inherant in analogue and even digital hardware that makes
> >the sound hard to recreate by software?
> Its not really that hard to model analogue sound in digital.  But  
> there is a cult of analog sound which believes that it is.  I mean,  
> you could measure the difference between the real analog and a high  
> quality digital recreation, but you couldn't hear it.

Do you have empirical data to back up this statement? Has neuroscience
really progressed to the point that we can claim absolutely that the
human brain is incapable of the task of high frequency signal analysis?

> component and how that heat will affect the circuit.  There is  
> simpler software which you can use for small circuits for free.  Its  
> called Eagle.

Also, `apt-cache search spice`.

Best regards,


chris at mccormick.cx

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