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Definition: 96/24

A 24-bit digital music sample taken 96,000 times per second. This is a standard format for downloadable high-definition music, equivalent to the sampling rate of DVD-Audio. See high-resolution audio and high-resolution sampling rates.

A 96/24 Example
This illustration from Sony shows how the 96/24 designation is used in an audio example. In this case, the 96/24 clearly states that the 96 is the sampling frequency in Hertz, and the 24 is the sampling size in bits (see sampling). (Image courtesy of Sony Corporation.)