Physical Samples

Doing some Friday afternoon math about the audio files on my computer.

~22 days of music = 80,129,302,838 samples*
Sample values range from -32,768 – 32,768

If each value were to be cut using a standard CNC mill with 0.000125″ accuracy, the resulting object would be:

10,016,162.8″ = 834,680.2′ = 158.08 miles long, and only…
8.192″ tall!

* calculation from Adam Caprez at the Holland Computing Center; thanks Adam!

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