[pd-ot] electric circuits in software

Chris McCormick chris at mccormick.cx
Sat Apr 29 04:54:41 CEST 2006

On Fri, Apr 28, 2006 at 08:53:21PM -0400, Mathieu Bouchard wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Apr 2006, Miguel Ramos wrote:
> > Never forget that if you put an analog square wave on one end of a long
> > cable, on the other end what you will receive won't be a square wave,
> > but a rounded version of it. Moreover, a squarewave is a digital concept
> > mainly. There's really no way to do it in analog.
> This is the cause of the limited "bitrate" of analog cables that I mention
> in the previous mail.

I would say it's more due to the resistance, impedance, capacitance of
each individual wire that has a filtering effect on an electrical signal
that moves through it.


chris at mccormick.cx

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