The encoder takes a file in one format, and converts it to another. To broadcast, you need an encoder such as the Shoutcast DSP or SAM2 software. This will take your existing audio files and convert them to the proper format "on-the-fly" so you can broadcast them correctly.
Bandwidth is the generic term for data moving over a network connection.Bitrate (kbps)
Bitrate is measured in kilobits per second (kbps), and can be said to be the same thing as...Buffer
A delay is placed between the broadcaster and the listener of generally 10-30 seconds. This is...Delay between stream and listener
We are often asked why there is a delay between the stream source and the listener, this is due...DNAS
Short for "Distributed Network Audio/Video Server", it is the program that takes an audio or...