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Subject: RE: Quick questions
From: BlueChip (cs_bluechip_at_webtribe.net)
Date: 2003-10-20


Since reading your contradictory definition of Joint Stereo I went and
looked it up and have found three further, each completely different,
definitions of the term.

Oh Well! One of us might still be right, but the odds have just gone down
for both of us - LOL

At 18:06 20/10/03 +0200, you wrote:
>David Reis wrote:
> > I have a couple of questions about record settings;
> > 1. Quality 1-7 relates to what bitrates??
>
>from the MAS datasheet (average rates):
>Setting 44.1kHz 22.05kHz 44.1kHz mono 22.05kHz mono
>0 75kbps 39kbps 65kbps 35kbps
>1 80kbps 41kbps 68kbps 38kbps
>2 90kbps 45kbps 73kbps 40kbps
>3 100kbps 50kbps 80kbps 45kbps
>4 120kbps 60kbps 90kbps 50kbps
>5 140kbps 80kbps 105kbps 60kbps
>6 160kbps 110kbps 125kbps 75kbps
>7 170kbps 130kbps 140kbps 90kbps
>
> > 2. Joint stereo vs stereo difference.
>
>Normal stereo: each channel is encoded seperately
>Joint stereo: the sum and the difference is encoded (like in fm radio),
>resulting in a smaller bitrate (or better quality at constant bitrate) for
>similar signals on both channels (music for example)
>
>Andreas Stemmer



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