Tag: clipping

Jargon Busting: Clipping

Harsh type of distortion created when a signal tries to exceed it’s maximum given level. Clipping is a form of waveform distortion it occurs when an amplifier is overdriven. The term ‘clipping’ is given to the sound being ‘cut’ or ‘clipped’ when it exceeds an amplifiers maximum volume. This extra signal which goes beyond the […]