[linux-audio-dev] Re: Any interest in DVD-Audio?

Jussi Laako jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi
Sun Mar 13 13:16:14 EST 2005


On Tue, 2005-03-08 at 13:29 +0100, Jens M Andreasen wrote:

> Excuse me my ignorance, but:
> 
>  Is the spec open enough to create n-channel masters? Are there consumer
> players in existence with more than two channels out? (and here I do not
> mean the 5:1 audio from DVD movies.)

You can play high quality 5.1 or 2.0 audio from SACD discs. And those
also play on standard CD players. I personally would like to see SACD
winning over DVD-A. Because of different coding, it also simplifies D/A
converters and thus improves sound quality.


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Jussi Laako <jussi.laako at pp.inet.fi>



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