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Upsample audio CD output

Improve the output quality of music on CD with the upsampling feature.

Upsampled output of audio CDs is supported. You can adjust audio CD playback quality by adjusting settings under [Audio Output Settings], [Audio CD Output Frequency] and [Bitmapping].

Playback environment required for upsampled output

  • The audio device in use must support a sampling frequency of 88.2 kHz or 176.4 kHz.
  • The PS3 system and audio device must be connected using an HDMI cable or digital optical cable.

Adjusting settings for upscaled output

1. Select [Linear PCM 2 Ch. 88.2 kHz] or [Linear PCM 2 Ch. 176.4 kHz] under Settings > [Sound Settings] > [Audio Output Settings].


2. Select [44.1/88.2/176.4 kHz] under Settings > [Music Settings] > [Audio CD Output Frequency].

Audio output is upsampled at a frequency of 88.2 kHz or 176.4 kHz to match the audio device in use.

3. If necessary, select the setting that you want under Settings > [Music Settings] > [Bitmapping].

You can further adjust the playback quality by adjusting the bitmapping setting.

  • The playback quality of audio CDs varies depending on the content that is being played and the playback environment.

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Upsampled output of music files

Music files that are saved on the Hard Disk Drive or storage media can now be upsampled for output on the PS3 system.


Adjust Audio Multi-Output settings

[Audio Multi-Output] is an option under [Sound Settings].


Use the Visual Player

Bring your music to life on-screen with the PS3 system's Visual Player.


Adjust settings for audio output

Tweak your output settings for the very best listening experience.


Set the audio CD Output Frequency

Adjust the CD output settings to match the audio device you are using.


Upsample audio CD output


Use Dynamic Normalizer setting

Adjust [Dynamic Normalizer] settings to make music tracks play back with more consistent volume levels.

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