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  • Audio Precision Announces APx555 Sweepstakes Winner /
    December 2014

    AP congratulates Gene Goff, of BiQuad, Inc., the winner of their APx555 Sweepstakes. An experienced audio design engineer, Gene's already looking forward to putting his high-performance APx555 to work!

  • Audio Precision Releases APx500 v4.0 Software /
    November 2014

    AP announced today the availability of the latest release, version 4.0, of their popular APx500 audio test software. The release coincides with the commencement of APx555 shipments, AP’s newest audio analyzer.

  • Audio Precision Celebrates 30th Anniversary /
    October 2014

    AP celebrates their 30th anniversary with the public debut of the high-performance APx555 Audio Analyzer at the 137th International AES Convention.


Technical Library

The Audio Precision collection of Technotes, Knowledge Base articles and Whitepapers is an indispensable audio resource.

 


Measuring Switch-mode Power Amplifiers

Switching frequencies in Class D amplifiers can produce misleading results unless effective measures are taken to prevent them.


Measuring Power Supply Rejection Ratios

Two different methods to measure PSRR are described and compared. Instructions for using the APx PSRR Measurement Utility are provided.


Testing Smartphones and Tablets

Smartphones and tablets contain many audio paths, including headphones, speakers, HDMI and Bluetooth. For speech, perceptual tests such as PESQ are required. This article shows how all of these can be measured with APx analyzers.


Measuring PDM Microphones and Inputs

Pulse Density Modulation (PDM) is widely used in digital MEMS microphones. This article demonstrates direct measurement and analysis of the PDM audio and datastream using APx analyzers.

APx Digital Interfaces

In addition to high performance analog I/O and standard AES/EBU, APx audio analyzers support a wide variety of digital options.

 


Bluetooth®

Bluetooth option with built-in radio and support for A2DP, HFP, AVRCP profiles and SBC, CVSD and aptX codecs.


Digital Serial

Direct connection at chip level. I2S and up to 16 channels of TDM with support for left justified, right justified, and DSP formats.


PDM

Direct I/O with modulation and decimation of PDM audio for testing of MEMS microphones, with a wide range of oversampling rates. Also supports DSD, up to DSD256.


HDMI

Measure HDMI audio quality and audio format compatibility on set-top boxes, home theater receivers, HDTVs, smartphones and Blu-ray Disc™ players.


ASIO

Make direct measurements of high quality and professional PC audio interfaces with APx500's built-in direct ASIO connectivity.

Software Downloads & Demos

AP measurement software can be run without an analyzer in Demo Mode for evaluation, training or offline test editing.

 


APX500

APx500 control software for the APx audio analyzers. APx500 is the most advanced and intuitive audio measurement software in the world.


AP2700

AP2700 control software for the 2700 Series audio analyzers. Supports Windows 7 64-bit and connects via USB with the APIB-USB interface.


Demo

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