Reply to post: Re: DAB is shit

Halfords invents radio signals that don't travel at the speed of light

TechnicalBen Silver badge

Re: DAB is shit

To be fair. DAB is not... it's companies use of it that is.

Either because it's expensive (I never said it was CHEAP and good).

But you can give the best F1 car in the world to the worst driver, and they will crash it and never get to the finish line.

That's kinda what happened with DAB... everyone involved crashed the tech into a wall.

The one thing is does have against it compared to FM is processing requirements, which adds the noted above "lag/latency", but also a LOT more power use for most cases on that processing (though I guess we are getting really efficient chips nowadays). Though nothing beats the old battery less/passive radio receivers!

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