• on Education & Information
  • Published in issue 3/2000 on page 0
About the article

New Audio formats

high resolution and lots of features

New Audio formats
Digital audio has become commonplace. Many things have changed since digital audio was introduced into the consumer market in the 1970s. The technology has been improved, and media capacities have increased considerably, partly due to the development of new generations of semiconductor lasers. Many people find it difficult to imagine that music shops looked completely different twenty years ago. In a remarkably short time, vinyl records have been forced to make way for a very broad assortment of CDs, and recently also DVDs. The vinyl phonograph record has now practically disappeared from the face of the earth, along with the equipment used to play it.
Downloading of this magazine article is reserved for Elektor Members only.
Already a member? click here to log in.
Loading comments...