audio

Dan Kinsella (kinsella@eznet.net)
Tue, 03 Oct 1995 15:25:12 -0300


>On Wed, 4 Oct 1995, Rodney M. Dyer wrote:
>> That's easy. It's because the reflectors are limiting the bandwidth of
>> audio packets to PC's and not Mac's. Why? I'm not sure. But extensive
>> packet monitoring on our ethernet segment shows that PC's vs. Mac's on the
>> same segment just don't receive audio packets from the reflectors.
>
>That's an interesting observation.. I've been wondering why 16k delta
>mod shouldn't work well with 28.8k on PC CUSeeme while the bottleneck
>doesn't seem to be on the decoding (doesnt seem to work well on Pentiums
>from postings). I wonder if whether anyone fortunate enough to have
>enough bandwidth ever got reasonable audio with PC CUSM, be it 31k or 16k.
>
>
>Cheers,
>
>
> | / Amy Leung
>

Another possibility, is that normally windows caps serial transfers at 19.2
Kbps. So even with a 28.8 modem, unless you're doing something special, you
are only transfering data at 19.2 kbps. (blame Mr. Gates for never thinking
anyone would need to go faster than 19.2! :-) )

Dan