[icecast] slow streaming

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Mon Mar 22 17:01:54 PST 2004



On Tuesday 23 March 2004 11:51, ianux wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Mar 2004 10:15:32 +1100
>
> Michael Smith <msmith at xiph.org> wrote:
> > > Do I need more bandwith? I have xDSL with about 512K of upload
> > > bandwith with in fact 96-128K available for icecast. What is the
> > > needed bandwidth for every listener and for a standard quality ?
> >
> > Well, if you're streaming at 48 kbps, then it's 48 kbps for every
> > listener, obviously.
>
> So what? changing samplerate or mono/stereo doesn't change nothing?

Obviously, changing sample rate or number of channels can have an effect on 
the bitrate (it can also, instead, just change the quality at the _same_ 
bitrate). This doesn't change anything about the fact that at 48 kbps, you 
use 48 kbps per listener.

Mike

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