[icecast] long delay

Michael Smith msmith at xiph.org
Tue May 25 23:27:10 UTC 2004

On Wednesday 26 May 2004 01:53, sdgesa gaeharth wrote:
> There seems to be a long delay from wen I speak into the mic on a broadcast
> server and when I hear the speaking on the users end. Can anyone explain
> this?  I am using the latest versions of ices and icecast. Ices is on a
> different server that icecast and at another location.

Icecast isn't really designed as a low-latency system. That said, the actual 
latency introduced by icecast itself is pretty low. The source client (ices) 
and the listening client (whatever that might be - most of them do extensive 
buffering) generally add a lot of latency, however.


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