Kamaelia docs : Kamaelia.Audio.Codec.PyMedia.Encoder.Encoder


For examples and more explanations, see the module level docs.

class Encoder(Axon.Component.component)

Encoder(codec,bitrate,sample_rate,channels,**otherparams) -> new Encoder component.

Send raw audio data to the "inbox" inbox, and compressed audio data will be sent out of the "outbox" outbox.

Keyword arguments:

  • codec -- which codec to use, eg "MP3"
  • bitrate -- desired bitrate, eg 128000 for 128kbps
  • sample_rate -- sample rate in Hz of the raw audio
  • channels -- number of channels of the raw audio
  • otherparams -- any other keyword arguments to be passed direct to PyMedia


  • control : Shutdown signalling
  • inbox : Raw binary audio data as strings


  • outbox : NOT USED
  • signal : Shutdown signalling

Methods defined here


You should be using the inbox/outbox interface, not these methods (except construction). This documentation is designed as a roadmap as to their functionalilty for maintainers and new component developers.

__init__(self, codec, bitrate, sample_rate, channels, **otherparams)

x.__init__(...) initializes x; see x.__class__.__doc__ for signature


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