Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: Question about CD-Quality and MP3
Re: Question about CD-Quality and MP3
From: Christi Alice Scarborough <christi_at_chiark.greenend.org.uk>
Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 13:20:50 +0000
Andreas Stemmer wrote:
>> Annecdotally I can tell you that a friend lent me some 192kpbs MP3s
>> that I listened to for a while before buying the album. I could
>> hear enough difference on the CD that at first I thought I was
>> listening to a different mix of the album, which I certainly wasn't
>> expecting. This was via my stereo though - I believe the difference
>> is less detectable when listening on earphones.
> Interesting. I'm wondering where this big difference came from. Did
> you burn a real audio cd from your "lent" MP3s or do you have a MP3
> player in your stereo?
No, I connected from the line out of my H140 to an audio input on the
back of my amp, so may well have experienced that.
> Btw, it's usually easier to hear differences with earphones because
> you can hear more details then (_real_ earphones, of course, not cheap
> ear buds).
Not true in my case, but then I have a very good stereo. (Also
audiophile earphones (ER-4Ps), but the stereo is better.)
Received on 2006-02-02