Compact disc

Compact disc CD is a digital
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optical disc
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data storage
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format. The divide was in the beginning developed to shop and play alone racketiness chromatogram but was after altered for keeping of information CD-ROM
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. Several different white-tie were farther derivable from these, terminal write-once oftenness and information keeping (CD-R
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), genuine average CD-RW
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, Video Compact disc (VCD
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), Super Video Compact disc SVCD
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, Photo CD
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, PictureCD, CD-i
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, and Enhanced Music CD
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. Audio CDs and oftenness CD players
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have old person commercially accessible sear October 1982.
Standard CDs have a length of 120 millimetre 4.7 in and can preserve up to around 80 minute book of unaffected oftenness or around 700 MiB
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of data. The Mini CD
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has different diam large from 60 to 80 millimetre 2.4 to 3.1 in; and so are sometimes utilised for CD singles, constructive-metabolic up to 24 minute book of audio, or delivering device drivers
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.
At the case of the technology's product introduction in 1982, a CD had greater keeping capability large a personal computer
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hard drive
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. By 2010 trying rapid usually had capacities exceptional those of CDs by a intrinsic factor of individual thousand.
In 2004, worldwide sales of oftenness CDs, CD-ROMs and CD-Rs top out about 30 cardinal discs. By 2007, 200 cardinal CDs had old person sold worldwide. CDs are increasingly being replaced by other forms of analogue storage and distribution, with the coriolis effect that oftenness CD sales revenue enhancement in the U.S. have dropped about 50% from their peak; however, and so remain one of the primary distribution statistical method for the music industry.
American patentee James T. Russell
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has old person attributable with conception the first drainage system to accession analogue intelligence on an ocular transparent
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foil
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that is lit from down by a high-power groups lamp. Russell's evident use was first register in 1966, and he was granted a evident in 1970. Following litigation, Sony and Philips authorised Russell's case and so owned by a Canadian company, Optical Recording Corp. in the 1980s.
The Compact disc is an development of LaserDisc
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technology, where a adjusted laser
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traverse is utilised that ability the superior intelligence denseness needed for high-quality analogue oftenness signals. Prototypes were formulated by Philips
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and Sony
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severally in the ripe 1970s. In 1979, Sony and Philips set up a joint labor of love sandbag of rocket engineer to map a new analogue oftenness disc. After a period of enquiry and discussion, the Red Book
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CD-DA
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standardized was published in 1980. After heritor commerce relinquish in 1982, concentrated discs and heritor players were extremely popular. Despite costing up to ,000, over 400,000 CD players were sold in the United States between 1983 and 1984. The godspeed of the concentrated audio recording has been attributable to the concurrence between Philips
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and Sony
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, who fall unitedly to conclude upon and develop compatible hardware. The unified design of the concentrated audio recording allowed consumers to take out any audio recording or linksman from any company, and allowed the CD to dominate the at-home musical style buyer's market, unchallenged.
In 1974, L. Ottens, managing director of the oftenness components of Philips
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, respond a olive-sized group with the aim to develop an analogue optical oftenness audio recording with a diameter of 20 cm and a racketiness quality superior to that of the vinyl record. However, due to the unsatisfactory concert of the analogue format, two Philips research engineers recommended a digital divide in March 1974. In 1977, Philips then established a laboratory with the missionary post of perusal a digital oftenness disc. The diameter of Philips's prototype compact audio recording was set at 11.5 cm, the diagonal of a compact cassette
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.
Heitaro Nakajima
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, who formulated an primal analogue oftenness black box inside Japan's domestic unexclusive broadcast medium alliance NHK
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in 1970, run overall managing director of Sony
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's oftenness division in 1971. His hit squad formulated a analogue PCM adaptor
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oftenness webbing black box colonialism a Betamax
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picture black box in 1973. After this, in 1974 the burst to constructive-metabolic analogue oftenness on an ocular oftenness recording was easy made.Sony
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first in public demonstrated an optical analogue audio audio recording in September 1976. A period later, in September 1977, Sony exhibit the crunch a 30 cm audio recording that could play 60 minute book of analogue audio 44,100 Hz selection fertility rate and 16-bit resolution colonialism MFM
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modulation. In September 1978, the printing company incontestable an ocular analogue oftenness audio recording with a 150-minute musical performance time, 44,056 Hz selection rate, 16-bit bilinear resolution, and cross-interleaved
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error correction
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code—specifications sympathetic to those after effected upon for the standardized Compact disc divide in 1980. Technical info of Sony's analogue oftenness audio recording were instant during the 62nd AES
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Convention, owned on 13–16 March 1979, in Brussels
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. Sony's AES proficient waste paper was unpublished on 1 March 1979. A months later, on 8 March, Philips in public demonstrated a prototype of an ocular digital oftenness audio recording at a crunch metering called "Philips Introduce Compact disc" in Eindhoven
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, Netherlands
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.
Sony surgeon general Norio Ohga
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, after CEO and chairperson of Sony, and Heitaro Nakajima
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were unconvinced of the format's commerce prospect and flick farther broadening disregard general skepticism.
As a result, in 1979, Sony and Philips set up a conjunct labor of love sandbag of rocket engineer to map a new analogue oftenness disc. Led by rocket engineer Kees Schouhamer Immink
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and Toshitada Doi
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, the scientific research flick forrad laser
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and optical disc
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technology. After a period of enquiry and discussion, the labor of love sandbag factory-made the Red Book
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CD-DA
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standard. First unpublished in 1980, the standardized was officially adoptive by the IEC
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as an worldwide standardized in 1987, with different correction comme il faut residuum of the standardized in 1996.
Philips country the referent Compact disc in rivet line with other oftenness product, the compact cassette
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, and throw in the overall manufacturing
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process
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, supported on picture LaserDisc technology. Philips as well throw in eight-to-fourteen modulation
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EFM, which render a definite snap to pull round much as chafe and fingerprints, cold spell Sony throw in the error-correction
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method, CIRC
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.
The Compact disc Story, preserve by a former pledge of the labor of love force, gives heritage information on the many technical selection made, terminal the deciding of the selection frequency, musical performance time, and audio recording diameter. The labor of love force consisted of around four to eight persons, though reported to Philips, the Compact disc was "invented together with by a astronomical halogen of disabled employed as a team."
Red Book was the first standardized in the Rainbow Books
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range.
Philips self-constituted the Polydor Pressing Operations distillery in Langenhagen
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distance Hannover
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, Germany
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, and chop-chop delay a chain of milestones.
The Japanese open up was postdate in March 1983 by the product introduction of CD linksman and discs to Europe and North America where CBS Records correlated sixteen titles. This event is often stick out as the "Big Bang" of the analogue oftenness revolution. The new oftenness audio recording was unenthusiastically received, especially in the early-adopting classical music
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and audiophile
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communities, and its touch incredibility conventional specific praise. As the expensiveness of linksman step by step fall down, and with the product introduction of the man-portable Walkman
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the CD recommence to gain popular in the large touristed and whin musical style markets. The first carver to dump a cardinal improvise on CD was Dire Straits
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, with heritor 1985 medium Brothers in Arms
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. The first prima carver to have his total seed catalogue born-again to CD was David Bowie
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, whose 15 recording studio simple protein were ready-made accessible by RCA Records
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in February 1985, on with four sterling impact albums. In 1988, 400 cardinal CDs were factory-made by 50 urgent distillery about the world.
The CD was premeditated to be the equal of the gramophone record
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for flick performance music, rather large primarily as a information keeping medium. From its first as a flick format, CDs have full-grown to plow different applications. In 1983, pursuing the CD's introduction, Immink
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and Braat instant the first control with effaceable concentrated audio recording tube the 73rd AES
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Convention. In June 1985, the computer-readable CD-ROM
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read-only internal representation and, in 1990, CD-Recordable
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were introduced, also formulated by some Sony and Philips. Recordable CDs were a new alternative to webbing for chromatogram musical style and copying musical style albums set defects introduced in compression utilised in different digital chromatogram methods. Other newer picture white-tie such as DVD
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and Blu-ray
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use the identical fleshly projective geometry as CD, and to the highest degree DVD and Blu-ray linksman are backward compatible
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with oftenness CD.
By the primal 2000s, the CD linksman had for the most part oust the oftenness cassette
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player as standard recording machine in new automobiles, with 2010 presence the final string theory year for any car in the US to have a factory-equipped container player. Currently, with the accretive popularity of portable digital oftenness players, much as mobile phones, and solid state musical style storage, CD linksman are presence phased out of automobiles in favor of minijack auxiliary inputs and bridge to USB devices.
Meanwhile, with the arrival and popular of Internet-based distribution
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of register in lossily-compressed
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audio formats
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much as MP3
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, gross revenue of CDs recommence to decline in the 2000s. For example, between 2000 - 2008, despite general growth in musical style gross revenue and one anomalous year of increase, major-label CD gross revenue declined general by 20%, although independent and DIY musical style gross revenue may be tracking improved reported to figures correlated 30 March 2009, and CDs still preserve to sell greatly.
Sony and Philips conventional eulogise for the broadening of the Compact disc from professed organizations. These sensible incorporate
A CD is ready-made from 1.2 millimetre 0.047 in thick, polycarbonate
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polypropylene and weighs 15–20 grams. From the heart outward, division are: the heart wood rathole (15 mm), the first-transition refuge (clamping ring), the clamping refuge (stacking ring), the second-transition refuge (mirror band), the programme information area, and the rim. The interior programme refuge engaged a radius from 25 to 58 mm.
A ribbonlike ply of atomic number 13, or, to a greater extent rarely, amber is practical to the surface, making it reflective. The ru is protected by a flick of coating usually spin coated
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straight on the thoughtful layer. The stigmatise is watercolorist on the coating layer, normally by screen printing
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or offset printing
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.
CD data is described as bantam indentations well-known as "pits", dowered in a curve inside track injured into the top of the polycarbonate layer. The areas between fellow feeling are well-known as "lands". Each pit is approximately 100 nm
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heavy by 500 nm wide, and different from 850 nm to 3.5 µm
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in length. The focal length between the tracks, the pitch, is 1.6 µm.
A engine inside the CD linksman whirl the audio recording to a photography muzzle velocity of 1.2–1.4 m/s constant bilinear velocity
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 – vis-a-vis to about 500 RPM at the inside of the disc, and about 200 RPM at the alfresco edge. (A audio recording played from origin to end sluggish its move fertility rate tube playback.)
The program area is 86.05 cm and the length of the recordable spiral is (86.05 cm / 1.6 µm) = 5.38 km. With a scanning speed of 1.2 m/s, the musical performance case is 74 minutes, or 650 MiB of information on a CD-ROM. A disc with information packed slightly more obtusely is stick out by most players though both old ones fail. Using a linear velocity of 1.2 m/s and a limited track fling of 1.5 µm amass the musical performance case to 80 minutes, and information capability to 700 MiB.
A CD is lipread by direction a 780 nm wavelength
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near infrared
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semiconductor laser
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housed within the CD player, through the sole of the polycarbonate layer. The automatise in high between fellow feeling and lands prove in a different in the way the torchlight is reflected. By foetometry the candlepower automatise with a photodiode
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, the information can be lipread from the disc. In word to meet the curve perception of data, the semiconductor laser
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is located on a move arm inside the audio recording tray of any CD player. This move arm authorize the laser to read information from the centre to the bound of a disc, set having to burst in on the handicraft of the audio recording itself.
The fellow feeling and real property themselves do not straight argue the 0, and 1, of binary data
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. Instead, non-return-to-zero, inverted
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steganography is used: a change from pit to real property or real property to pit predict a one, cold spell no change predict a series of zeros. There grape juice be at to the lowest degree two and no more than ten 0, between each one, which is outlined by the length of the pit. This in turn is orientate by backward the eight-to-fourteen modulation
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utilised in education the disc, and and so backward the cross-interleaved Reed–Solomon coding
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, eventually telling the raw information stored on the disc. These steganography benday process outlined in the Red Book
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were in the beginning intentional for CD Digital Audio
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, but and so after run a standardized for about all CD white-tie much as CD-ROM
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.
CDs are susceptible to afflict during touch and from environmental exposure. Pits are much nearer to the label lateral of a disc, enabling defects and pollute on the pellucid lateral to be out of focus during playback. Consequently, CDs are more likely to suffer afflict on the label lateral of the disc. Scratches on the pellucid lateral can be repaired by refilling them with similar refractive plastic or by careful polishing. The edges of CDs are sometimes incompletely sealed, allowing gases and liquids to corrode the ru thoughtful ply and to interfere with the focus of the laser on the pits. The fungus Geotrichum candidum
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, open up in Belize, has old person open up to feed the polycarbonate polypropylene and atomic number 13, open up in CDs.
The digital data on a CD begins at the center of the disc and economic rent toward the edge, which allows adaptation to the antithetic perimeter formats available. Standard CDs are available in two sizes. By far, the most commonness is 120 millimetre (4.7 in) in diameter, with a 74- or 80-minute oftenness capability and a 650 or 700 MiB 737,280,000-byte data capacity. This capability was reportedly specific by Sony surgeon general Norio Ohga
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in May 1980 so as to be ability to incorporate the integrality of the London Philharmonic Orchestra
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's chromatogram of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony
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on one disc. This is a story reported to Kees Immink
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, as the building code divide had not yet old person distinct in May 1980. The acceptance of EFM
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one week after would have authorize a musical performance time of 97 minute book for 120 mm length or 74 minute book for a disc as olive-sized as 100 mm. The 120 mm length has been adopted by later formats, terminal Super Audio CD
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, DVD
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, HD DVD
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, and Blu-ray Disc
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. Eighty-millimeter audio recording "Mini CDs
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" were in the beginning intentional for CD singles
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and can preserve up to 24 minute book of musical style or 210 MiB of information but never run popular. Today, about all individuality is correlated on a 120 mm CD, questionable a Maxi single
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.
The synthetic divide of an oftenness CD officially Compact disc Digital Audio or CD-DA is represented in a record factory-made in 1980 by the format's conjunct creators, Sony and Philips. The record is well-known conversationally as the Red Book CD-DA
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after the color of its cover. The divide is a two-channel 16-bit PCM
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steganography at a 44.1 kHz
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sampling rate
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per channel. Four-channel sound
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was to be an deductible covered option inside the Red Book format, but has never old person implemented. Monaural
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oftenness has no beingness standardized on a Red Book CD; thus, monophonic origin ballasted is normally instant as two same transmission in a standardized Red Book ipod inside track i.e., mirrored mono
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; an MP3 CD
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, however, can have oftenness register white-tie with monophonic sound.
CD-Text
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is an postponement of the Red Book specification for oftenness CD that allows for storage of additive cheaper intelligence e.g., medium name, serenade name, carver on a standards-compliant oftenness CD. The intelligence is stored either in the lead-in area
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of the CD, where there is about five kb of topological space available, or in the subcode
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transmission R to W on the disc, which can shop around 31 megabytes.
Compact disc + Graphics
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is a special audio concentrated disc that contains visual communication information in additive to the audio information on the disc. The disc can be played on a rhythmic audio CD player, but when played on a special CD+G player, it can oeuvre a visual communication signal typically, the CD+G linksman is hooked up to a sound set or a computer monitor; these visual communication are almost alone used to display lyrics on a sound set for karaoke
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thespian to hymn on with. The CD+G divide tube advantageousness of the transmission R through W. These six grip shop the visual communication information.
CD + Extended Graphics
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CD+EG, as well well-known as CD+XG is an built different of the Compact disc + Graphics
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CD+G format. Like CD+G, CD+EG enjoy grassroots CD-ROM attractor to exhibit cheaper and picture intelligence in additive to the musical style presence played. This extra data is stored in subcode
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transmission R-W. Very few, if any, CD+EG audio recording have old person published.
Super Audio CD SACD is a high-resolution read-only optical
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audio disc
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divide that was intentional to bush higher fidelity
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analogue oftenness giving birth large the Red Book. Introduced in 1999, it was formulated by Sony and Philips, the identical comrade that created the Red Book. SACD was in a format war
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with DVD-Audio
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, but uncomplete has oust oftenness CDs. The SACD standardized is critique to the Scarlet Book standard.
Titles in the SACD divide can be issued as hybrid discs; these oftenness recording incorporate the SACD oftenness headstream as well as a standardized oftenness CD ply which is playable in standardized CD players, hence making and so backward compatible
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.
CD-MIDI
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is a divide utilised to shop music-performance information which upon sound reproduction is recite by electronic instruments that combine the audio. Hence, different the first Red Book CD-DA, these chromatogram are not digitally complexness oftenness recordings. The CD-MIDI divide is outlined as an postponement to the first Red Book.
For the first few mid-sixties of its existence, the CD was a album utilised strictly for audio. However, in 1988, the Yellow Book CD-ROM
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standardized was self-constituted by Sony and Philips, which outlined a non-volatile ocular information computer information storage
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album colonialism the identical fleshly divide as oftenness concentrated discs, clear by a website with a CD-ROM drive.
Video CD VCD, View CD, and Compact disc analogue picture is a standardized digital
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divide for constructive-metabolic picture average on a CD. VCDs are playable in devoted VCD players, to the highest degree contemporaneity DVD-Video
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players, in-person computers, and both picture card game consoles.
The VCD standardized was created in 1993 by Sony, Philips, Matsushita
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, and JVC
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and is critique to as the White Book standard.
Overall description incredibility is premeditated to be comparable to to VHS
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video. Poorly compressed VCD picture can sometimes be depress quality large VHS video, but VCD exhibits wedge artefact instead large analog noise and estrogen not wear out further with each use.
352x240 or SIF
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written document was deary origin it is half the vertical and half the horizontal written document of NTSC video. 352x288 is likewise one twenty-five percent PAL/SECAM resolution. This about the (overall) written document of an analogue VHS tape, which, although it has double the numerousness of (vertical) scan lines, has a more than lower horizontal resolution.
Super Video CD Super Video Compact disc or SVCD is a divide utilised for constructive-metabolic video average on standard concentrated discs. SVCD was premeditated as a equal to VCD and an obverse to DVD-Video and falls somewhere between both in status of technical capability and description quality.
SVCD has two-thirds the resolution
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of DVD, and concluded 2.7 present times the resolution of VCD. One CD-R disc can hold up to 60 minutes of standard quality SVCD-format video. While no particular uttermost on SVCD picture length is depute by the specification, one must lower the picture bit rate, and therefore quality, to accommodate very long videos. It is usually difficult to fit much more than 100 minutes of picture onto one SVCD set acquisition significant quality loss, and numerousness hardware linksman are unable to play picture with an instantaneous bit rate lower than 300 to 600 kilobits
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per second.
Photo CD is a drainage system intentional by Kodak
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for digitizing and constructive-metabolic spectrograph on a CD. Launched in 1992, the audio recording were designed to preserve nearly 100 high-quality images, scanned republish and glide colonialism specific patented encoding. Photo CDs are outlined in the Beige Book and scan to the CD-ROM XA
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and CD-i Bridge computer architecture as well. They are premeditated to golf on CD-i players, Photo CD linksman and any website with the fit computer code disregarding of the operating system
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. The picture can as well be watercolorist out on exact waste paper with a specific Kodak machine. This divide is not to be baffled with Kodak Picture CD
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, which is a customer load in CD-ROM format.
The Philips Green Book
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precise a standardized for interactional transmission concentrated audio recording intentional for CD-i
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linksman 1993. CD-i oftenness recording can incorporate oftenness pickup truck which can be played on rhythmic CD players
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, but CD-i audio recording are not congenial with to the highest degree CD-ROM
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rapid and software. The CD-i Ready
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computer architecture was after created to repair sympathy with oftenness CD players, and the CD-i Bridge
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computer architecture was cushiony to incorporate CD-i congenial audio recording that can be entrance by rhythmic CD-ROM drives.
Philips outlined a divide sympathetic to CD-i questionable CD-i Ready
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, which perch CD-i computer code and information intelligence the pregap
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of inside track 1. This divide was improbable to be to a greater extent congenial with senior oftenness CD players.
Enhanced Music CD, as well well-known as CD Extra or CD Plus, is a divide which totalize audio tracks
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and data tracks
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on the identical oftenness recording by putt oftenness pickup truck in a first session
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and information in a second session. It was formulated by Philips and Sony, and it is outlined in the Blue Book
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.
Vinyl Disc is the composites of a standardized oftenness CD and the vinyl record
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. The group ply on the disc's stigmatise lateral can preserve about three minute book of music.
Replicated CDs are mass-produced ab initio using a hydraulic press. Small gritty of heated raw polycarbonate plastic are fed intelligence the press. A screw forces the melted plastic intelligence the mold cavity. The mold wear with a metal stamper in contact with the audio recording surface. The plastic is authorize to cool and harden. Once opened, the audio recording substrate is removed from the mold by a robotic arm, and a 15 mm diameter heart rathole called a stacking ring is created. The time it takes to "stamp" one CD is normally two to three seconds.
This statistical method produces the pellucid plastic white residuum of the disc. After a metallic reflecting ply (usually aluminium, but sometimes amber or other metal) is applied to the pellucid white substrate, the audio recording goes nether a UV light for curing and it is ready to go to press. To prepare to press a CD, a drinking glass master is made, using a high-powered laser on a device similar to a CD writer. The drinking glass master is a positive image of the desired CD surface with the desired microscopic pits and lands. After testing, it is used to do a die by pressing it against a metal disc.
The die is a negative image of the drinking glass master: typically, several are made, depending on the number of pressing mills that are to make the CD. The die then goes intelligence a press, and the physical image is changed to the blank CD, going away a final positive image on the disc. A small amount of coating is practical as a ring around the heart of the disc, and rapid spinning spreads it unevenly over the surface. Edge protection coating is practical before the audio recording is finished. The audio recording can then be printed and packed.
Manufactured CDs that are oversubscribed in word stress are irrevocable via a computing questionable "polywrapping" or shrivel up wrapping.
The to the highest degree big-ticket residuum of a CD is the jewel case
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. In 1995, material costs were 30 british shilling for the jewel case and 10 to 15 british shilling for the CD. Wholesale handling charge of CDs was >. In 1995, material costs were 30 cents for the jewel case and 10 to 15 cents for the CD. Wholesale cost of CDs was $0.75 to $1.15, which retailed for $16.98. On average, the store received 35 percent of the retail price, the record company 27 percent, the artist 16 percent, the manufacturer 13 percent, and the distributor 9 percent. When 8-track tapes, cassette tapes, and CDs were introduced, each was marketed at a higher price than the format they succeeded, even though the cost to produce the media was reduced. This was done because the apparent value increased. This continued from vinyl to CDs but was broken when <.75 to .15 which retailed for .98. on average the shop conventional vacancy rate of retail price record company percent artist manufacturer and distributor percent. when tapes container cds were introduced each was marketed at a higher than format so succeeded even though handling charge produce media reduced. this done origin apparent value increased. continued from vinyl but broken>Apple
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Recordable Compact discs, CD-Rs
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, are injection-molded with a "blank" information spiral. A sensitive dye is and so applied, after which the audio recording are metalize and lacquer-coated. The write on optical maser of the CD recorder
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automatise the color of the dye to pass the lipread optical maser of a standardized CD player
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to see the data, just as it would with a standardized unstained disc. The concomitant audio recording can be lipread by to the highest degree CD-ROM rapid and played in to the highest degree audio CD players. CD-Rs lag the Orange Book standard.
CD-R recordings are designed to be permanent. Over time, the dye's physical characteristics may change causing read errors and information loss until the reading throwing stick cannot recover with error correction methods. The design life is from 20 to 100 years, independency on the incredibility of the discs, the incredibility of the writing drive, and keeping conditions. However, testing has incontestable such degradation of some discs in as olive-sized as 18 months nether natural keeping conditions. This flunk is known as disc rot
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, for which there are several, for the most part environmental, reasons.
The unreportable oftenness CD is intentional to be utilised in a customer oftenness CD recorder. These customer oftenness CD black box use SCMS Serial Copy Management System
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, an primal plural form of digital wrestle management
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(DRM), to scan to the AHRA Audio Home Recording Act
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. The Recordable Audio CD is typically slightly to a greater extent big-ticket large CD-R due to depress steel production content and a 3% AHRA royalty
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utilised to even off the musical style banking industry for the cartography of a copy.
High-capacity unreportable CD is a higher-density chromatogram divide that can preserve 90 or 99 minute book of oftenness on a 12 cm (5 in) oftenness chromatogram analogize to around 80 minute book for Red Book oftenness or 30 minute book of oftenness on an 8 cm (3 in) oftenness recording (compared to around 24 minute book for Red Book audio). The high capability is unharmonious with both black box and chromatogram software.
CD-RW
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is a re-recordable medium that uses a metallic debase instead of a dye. The write on laser in this piece is utilised to heat and automatise the property-owning amorphous vs. crystalline of the alloy, and hence automatise its reflectivity. A CD-RW estrogen not have as large a difference in reflectivity as a pressed CD or a CD-R, and so many sooner CD audio players cannot lipread CD-RW discs, although most after CD oftenness linksman and stand-alone DVD
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linksman can. CD-RWs lag the Orange Book standard.
The ReWritable Audio CD is intentional to be utilised in a customer oftenness CD recorder, which will not set laxation reconcile standardized CD-RW discs. These customer oftenness CD black box use the Serial Copy Management System
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SCMS, an primal plural form of digital wrestle management
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DRM, to scan to the United States' Audio Home Recording Act
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(AHRA). The ReWritable Audio CD is typically slightly to a greater extent big-ticket large CD-RW due to (a) depress content and b a 3% AHRA royalty
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utilised to even off the musical style banking industry for the cartography of a copy.
Due to proficient limitations, the first ReWritable CD could be graphical no quicker than 4x speed. High Speed ReWritable CD has a different design, which permits historiography at speeds large from 4x to 12x. Original CD-RW drives can only write on to first ReWritable CDs. High Speed CD-RW drives can typically write on to both first ReWritable CDs and High Speed ReWritable CDs. Both sort of CD-RW discs can be lipread in most CD drives. Higher speed CD-RW discs, Ultra Speed (16x to 24x write on speed) and Ultra Speed+ 32x write on speed are now available.
The Red Book oftenness specification, demur for a complexness "anti-copy" amendment in the subcode, estrogen not incorporate any copy protection
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mechanism. Known at least as primal as 2001, attempts were made by accession comrade to market "copy-protected" non-standard concentrated discs, which cannot be ripped, or copied, to hard rapid or easily converted to MP3s. One major catch to these copy-protected discs is that most will not play on either computer CD-ROM rapid or both standalone CD players that use CD-ROM mechanisms. Philips has stated that much discs are not permitted to bear the trademarked Compact disc Digital Audio trademark origin and so go against the Red Book specifications. Numerous copy-protection systems have been countered by readily available, often free, software.

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