- Published in issue 7/1999 on page 50
Line switch for PC sound card
With the equipment that is found in the domestic or office environment, the distinction between the various disciplines is becoming increasingly blurred. The stereo, television set and video recorder have long since been merged into a single audiovisual installation, and there are signs of the same sort of process with the computer. Formerly, this consisted of just a main enclosure, a monitor and a keyboard, but nowadays it is being surrounded by a steadily increasing number of peripheral devices, and it is in a manner of speaking growing in the direction of the audiovisual installation. The same effect can be seen in the application realm. In addition to the classical applications, the computer is being used more and more for digital audio.