Red Book

Another name for the CD-DA audio CD format introduced by Sony and Philips, the Red Book standard defines the number of tracks on the disc that contain digital audio data and the error correction routines that save sound from minor data loss. The format allows for a total of 74 minutes of digital sound to be transferred at a rate of 150 kilobytes per second (K/sec).

See also : Yellow Book  

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