Definitions for "Super Audio CD"
Keywords:  sacd, philips, dsd, sony, fidelity
An alternative to the DVD-Audio format developed by Philips and Sony. It is designed to play on audio CD players and Super Audio CD players by comprising two layers: one with CD-Audio the other with high quality audio. The audio encoding used is Direct Stream Digital ( DSD).
Disc format that can deliver high-resolution multichannel or 2-channel digital audio.
New audio recording format aimed at providing high-fidelity audio reproduction. Whereas CDs use a process calls Pulse Code Modulation (PCM), which is reputed to sacrifice subtleties of music, SACDs use Direct Stream Digital(TM) process, which records a 1-bit signal at 2,822,400 samples per second. At the optical level, SACDs are essentially DVD format.
a technology that enables you to experience music in a way never before possible
Keywords:  highest, sound, level, performance
Highest level of sound performance in a CD