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CD Standard question

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How many Mb will CD standard use in stereo per minute?

Also, what does bit depth relate to?


Thanks!

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hueseph Tue, 10/10/2006 - 17:43
Nirvalica wrote: [quote=Spookym15]Fifth circle is right it is about 10MB per minute which is why a 70 minute CD has about 700 MB of storage.
Well, they are usually 80 mins, right?

In that case, if you divide 700mb by 80mins it equals 8.75mb/min which is 146kb/s (rounded up). I really thought it was alot higher than that.... But I never really tried to figure it out.
I think we're getting kiloBytes (kB) and kilobits (kb) mixed up here.

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Member Tue, 10/10/2006 - 17:55
hueseph wrote: [quote=Nirvalica][quote=Spookym15]Fifth circle is right it is about 10MB per minute which is why a 70 minute CD has about 700 MB of storage.
Well, they are usually 80 mins, right?

In that case, if you divide 700mb by 80mins it equals 8.75mb/min which is 146kb/s (rounded up). I really thought it was alot higher than that.... But I never really tried to figure it out.
I think we're getting kiloBytes (kB) and kilobits (kb) mixed up here.maybe.... And I think I converted slightly wrong too.

149.33 KB/s (kilobytes)
1194.67 kbps (kilobits)

Thats if a kilobyte is 1024 bytes

Now, my other calculations are right if 1 kilobyt=1000 bytes

146 KB/s (kilobytes)
1166.67 kbps (kilobits)


Now I was confusing kbps with KB/s. The music I have is kbps, not KB/s. So those numbers make alot more sense.

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Member Mon, 10/09/2006 - 16:22
Spookym15 wrote: Fifth circle is right it is about 10MB per minute which is why a 70 minute CD has about 700 MB of storage.
Well, they are usually 80 mins, right?

In that case, if you divide 700mb by 80mins it equals 8.75mb/min which is 146kb/s (rounded up). I really thought it was alot higher than that.... But I never really tried to figure it out.
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