From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: Music - Do numbers matter?
Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 07:53:50 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Sat, 4 Jan 2003 10:46:25 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that RP Henry
wrote (in <firstname.lastname@example.org>) about
'Music - Do numbers matter?', on Fri, 3 Jan 2003:
>"Spehro Pefhany" wrote in message
>> On Fri, 03 Jan 2003 12:43:52 -0500, the renowned Joe Blogs
>> >On Fri, 03 Jan 2003 12:04:12 GMT, email@example.com (Nico Coesel)
>> >>Here's a quarter; buy yourself a good clue and a subscription to a
>> >>good library. :-)
>> >>Masking of sounds is a well established scientific fact.
>> >What's that? The sounds are masked so you can't hear the symbiols in
>> >an MP3 anyway? :-) Come on, of course compression degrades sound
>> >quality. I can hear it with my own ears.
>> Hey, there are people who swear they can hear the difference between
>> using impedance-matched 75-ohm RCA connectors and BNC connectors
>> vs. regular RCA connectors and coax on digital audio. Golden ears.
>Can it pass the ABX test?
No, of course not. The psychological stress of ABX testing blunts the
fine perception needed to detect such imaginary effects.
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