AC-1

A form of ADPCM(Adaptive Delta (Differential) Pulse Code Modulation). It was first used in 1985 for digital radio (sound-only) applications and since adopted for other DBS (direct broadcast satellite) services, including soundtrack-with-video, satellite communication networks, and digital cable radio systems. AC-1 has a data rate between 220 kbps and 325 kbps.

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