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post #1721 of 38153
The loudness war... why won't it end??

Now this just scares me:

(An audio clip remastered four times since 1983, each time losing more and more quality)
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post #1722 of 38153
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Originally Posted by Duckydude View Post
The loudness war... why won't it end??

Now this just scares me:

(An audio clip remastered four times since 1983, each time losing more and more quality)
because whoever is louder gets heard the most when people are just zoning out and not really listenning (radio in the car)
post #1723 of 38153
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because whoever is louder gets heard the most when people are just zoning out and not really listenning (radio in the car)
Why can't they just do this to the singles that they release to the radio stations? It's not like they actually play album tracks (well not usually).
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post #1724 of 38153
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The loudness war... why won't it end??

Now this just scares me:

(An audio clip remastered four times since 1983, each time losing more and more quality)
Pure crap, isn't it?
    
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heaphones ftw!

Currently using Steelseries 4H (best gaming heaphones for the price) and Steelseries Siberias
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post #1726 of 38153
I hope that the loudness war doesn't apply to all CD's, I could find out as I have a remasters from the 80's 90's 00's of a few albums. Can't do it for a week or so as I'm going out of town. I'm sending out my cans for Soloz to mod this afternoon .
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post #1727 of 38153
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I hope that the loudness war doesn't apply to all CD's, I could find out as I have a remasters from the 80's 90's 00's of a few albums. Can't do it for a week or so as I'm going out of town. I'm sending out my cans for Soloz to mod this afternoon .
It isn't really a war of loudness, it's the result of growing trends in cheap post processing and production quality.
    
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post #1728 of 38153
Check my OCN blog. I posted a bit about huge dynamic compression a few months ago, it's definitely not a good thing.
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post #1729 of 38153
I'm working on that

The one I have also is mod heaven, all the components on the PCB are spaced far apart and are all low gauge PTH! And it has four socketed OPamps!

I secured another on e-bay, the next model up, the best one RG made. There is also a series two model of the Pro-20, but it only seemed to have cosmetic differences and no new features.
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post #1730 of 38153
Hey FaLLeNAn9eL,
Count me in as well. I'm using a Pioneer HDJ-1000. Good enough for Audiophile?
I used them about 5 years ago when I dj'd and now they're perfect for the late nights...
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