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Old 2008-09-24, 02:39 PM
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Re: suggestion/question

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Originally Posted by direwolf-pgh View Post
I'm curious as HDTV audio is new to me. whats wrong with AC-3 ? a 20Hz ~ 20,000Hz would be a good thing.
when it comes to lossy codecs the cutoff is the simplest indication... however, there is more going on below that line, it is not simply that the stuff over 20kHz that only dogs can hear is being discarded.

the farm aid spectral screencap you can see the codec digging in and shaping it below the sad 16kHz cutoff
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