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* Specification for A/52 (revision B): http://www.atsc.org/standards/a_52b.pdf ([[Mirrored Files|mirrored]])
* Specification for A/52 (revision B): http://www.atsc.org/standards/a_52b.pdf ([[Mirrored Files|mirrored]])


ATSC A/52a is a standard for lossy encoding of audio in digital television broadcasting in the United States.  It is the same as Dolby AC3.
==AC3==
ATSC A/52b is an extension to A/52a and was approved for the Bluray and HD-DVD standard. It is the same as Enhanced AC3 or EAC3 for short.
ATSC A/52a is a standard for lossy encoding of audio in digital television broadcasting in the United States.  It is the same as Dolby Digital AC3.
EAC3 is also supposed to be backwards compatible with AC3.
 
==EAC3==
ATSC A/52b is an extension to A/52a and was approved for the [[Blue-ray]] and [[HD DVD]] standard. It is the same as Enhanced AC3 or EAC3 for short. EAC3 is also supposed to be backwards compatible with AC3.
 
==See also==
* DTS (DTS Coherent Acoustics)


[[Category: Audio Codecs]]
[[Category: Audio Codecs]]
[[Category: MDCT Audio Codecs]]
[[Category: MDCT Audio Codecs]]

Revision as of 03:58, 7 January 2008

AC3

ATSC A/52a is a standard for lossy encoding of audio in digital television broadcasting in the United States. It is the same as Dolby Digital AC3.

EAC3

ATSC A/52b is an extension to A/52a and was approved for the Blue-ray and HD DVD standard. It is the same as Enhanced AC3 or EAC3 for short. EAC3 is also supposed to be backwards compatible with AC3.

See also

  • DTS (DTS Coherent Acoustics)