guide to dvd audio

DVD Audio is a air format that is designed to action improved audio performance over CD. The advanced audio format can be used to accommodate listeners with Advanced Resolution stereo and/or multi-channel (up to a maximum of six channels) air. In adjustment to play back DVD Audio discs, players accept to be specially designed to abutment the format. So far, consumer electronics manufacturers accept announced a scope of DVD Audio players, including at ease decks, portable players and devies for cars.

DVD Audio has a sampling percentage of up to 192kHz compared to a maximum of 44.1kHz for CD. It again supports resolutions of up to 24 bits, compared to 16bits on CD.

The abstraction behind DVD Audio is that it alllows peoducesr to accord listeners a playback acquaintance that is much added faithful to the aboriginal expert disc that has been possible previously.

DVD Audio discs accept a much higher capacity than CDs. This extra space can be used to accommodate audio at the highest possible affection or for longer recordings, or to accommodate supplementary material, such as infromation on the artist, photos and even video, all of which can be displaye don a television screen. Alternatively, DVD Audio discs currently on the marketplace from the likes of the Warner accumulation of labels accept the audio content in both DVD Audio format and as Dolby Digital surround so that they can be played back on regular DVD players.

DVD Audio discs are negotiable in the selfsame road as DVD Video when polayed back on a player connected to a TV set. Users can select the required track from an on-screen menu and with an internet connection, can click on links to action to websites.

These dual format discs are a acceptable road to kick-alpha the marketplace while DVD Audio players are still relativley abnormal. The marketplace will again be helped by combined DVD Video and Audio players.

About the author:

Kenny Hemphill is the editor and publisher of Expert DVD (, a website which provides advice, articles, and tutorials on issues and products related to recordable DVD.

Originall posted February 5, 2012