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The Truth About Vinyl - Vinyl vs. Digital

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..and yet vinyl still sounds better.

Conclusion: Science has not yet figured sound and music out in full.

Greatest video ever to prove science is not complete in this area. So buy more vinyl, and just know its better.

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Let's see: channel bleeding, monaural low-bass, high-passed sub-bass, high-frequency roll-off in inner groovers, off-centered records, speed stability, arm and cartige resonances, airborne and platter vibration pickup, dust and static, RIAA filter, transduction... What else, stampers start losing accuracy after first use?

Blu-ray is nice but VHS still looks better.

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1 hour ago, The Chronicals said:

..and yet vinyl still sounds better.

Conclusion: Science has not yet figured sound and music out in full.

Greatest video ever to prove science is not complete in this area. So buy more vinyl, and just know its better.

Wrong on all counts as usual. You must be deaf.

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13 minutes ago, tuga said:

Blu-ray is nice but VHS still looks better.

But not as good as Betamax.

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13 minutes ago, Guzziboy said:

But not as good as Betamax.

However, the  Philips 2000 system was even better :P.

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22 minutes ago, Muckplaster said:

Wrong on all counts as usual. You must be deaf.

Nope, I have young fresh ears, unlike your own, so my hearing, being a musician also, its finely tuned and working much more in line with a young persons than an old, so essentially, no deafness, and elite hearing. Boom.

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I’m with @The Chronicals.  I also have young ears, confirmed by a recent hearing test, and my vinyl rig is not high end - see my profile.  But it sounds better than my digital setup.  

The turntable’s signal goes through an AD/DA conversion for room correction, so both my analogue and digital music pass through the same DAC.  

I sometimes have problems with inner groove distortion, there are some bad pressings and dust is sometimes annoying, but overall the music from my turntable is more palpably real, more organic, more tactile, fuller, punchier and more relaxing than music from my iMac/Audirvana.

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20 minutes ago, jkbmusic said:

However, the  Philips 2000 system was even better :P.

My cousin had one of those. In fairness, it was a pretty good picture but it was a limited... much like laser disc.

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2 minutes ago, plasticpenguin said:

My cousin had one of those. In fairness, it was a pretty good picture but it was a limited... much like laser disc.

How dare you! :TheBird:

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Listened to about 4 minutes until I became bored with the narrator's drone.

Don't really see they feel the need for these  poor excuse for comparing vinyl with digital. I love vinyl but also digital has its place. Some CDs sound triffick. I think a better comparison would be CDs v download.

Love the notion each format has its own traits - keeps interesting.

Dig the new breed.

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28 minutes ago, jkbmusic said:

However, the  Philips 2000 system was even better :P.

Think I’ve still got one in the attic......  :$

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10 minutes ago, jas0_0 said:

The turntable’s signal goes through an AD/DA conversion for room correction, so both my analogue and digital music pass through the same DAC.

So the analogue is now digitized

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