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Subject: re: Rockbox sound quality

re: Rockbox sound quality

From: Nom DePost <nom_depost_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Sep 2008 10:52:29 -0700 (PDT)

> Another interesting point: I get *superb* sound quality via the
> headphone jack of the iPod 5G when I boot into Rockbox.
> The iPod's native OS sounds considerably worse: less clarity; narrow
> soundstage, etc. An article I just read suggested this shouldn't
> be the case: graphed outputs from both systems are identical. So
> what's going on here? These are mostly AAC files at 160 kbps, and
> MP3's at approx. 192 (VBR). I'm pretty sure it's not the placebo
> effect -- the difference is pretty obvious.

if i were pursuing this, i'd address it to "hydrogenaudio.org".

"ABX"

      
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