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ECC Constraint Length

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The number of sectors that are interleaved to combat burst-like error characteristics of discs. Sixteen sectors are interleaved in DVD. Interleaving takes advantage of typical disc defects such as scratch marks by spreading the error over a larger data area, thereby increasing the chance that the ECCs can conceal the error. [Source: Roxio]