Re: SACD is not quite dead
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Re: SACD is not quite dead         

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Author: Ben Bradley
Date: Jun 8, 2010 03:51

On Mon, 7 Jun 2010 07:58:54 -0700 (PDT), Mark K>
>On Jun 7, 10:32 am, "Soundhaspriority"> wrote:
>> "Mike Rivers"> wrote in message
>> news:huilcn$dtl$> Dirk Bruere at NeoPax wrote:
>>>> I don't know why anybody uses lossy formats in audio any
>>>> more. It's not as if 1TB HDDs are expensive.
>>> Relatively, no. But until there's an iPod-sized 1 TB drive
>>> and we all have Internet download speeds 20 times what we
>>> have now, most people will continue to use compressed formats.
>>> YOU are not MOST PEOPLE.
>> Hearing damaged, most young people will not notice the difference.
>> Bob Morein
>> (310) 237-6511
>Most anybody if they try hard enough,.,, i.e. set up an A B
>comparison, can detect the difference between .wav and a 128k MP3.

According to one college professor doing an ongoing study (I first
read a news story about him doing this here on RAP a few years ago),
young people CAN tell the difference, but ironically they increasingly
prefer ...
>But that really isn't the point of listening to music is it...
>of those that do bother to check, many also find that the difference
>is small enough that it is an acceptable tradeoff to hold >10x more
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