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ADAT Optical

Discussion in 'Audio Terms' started by audiokid, Jun 9, 2010.

  1. audiokid

    audiokid Staff

    A form of data transfer developed by Alesis for use in their ADAT machines. Using light as the carrier signal, ADAT optical is similar to TosLink two channel formula and uses a similar connector, but is optimized to include up to eight discrete channels of digital audio. Used today as one of several digital transmission protocols for linking digital audio devices.
    (See Light Pipe)

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