Audio Compression

AudioScience supports many different audio compression formats.  All of these are processed on the DSPs present on our products, thus saving host CPU resources.  The following table shows which formats are supported on which adapter series.

 Format ASI5000 ASI6000
8 bit PCM YES YES
16 bit PCM (little endian) YES YES
16 bit PCM (big endian) YES YES
24 bit PCM YES YES
32 bit PCM (float) YES YES
MPEG layer 2 YES
MPEG layer 3 YES