Lathed v Standard CDs - listen and decide

Discussion in 'Hi-Fi and General Audio' started by RobHolt, Jul 26, 2009.

?

I prefer

  1. Track A

    25.0%
  2. Track B

    25.0%
  3. I cannot detect any difference

    50.0%
  1. RobHolt

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    I couldn't tell them apart.
     
    Dev, Jul 28, 2009
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    bottleneck talks a load of rubbish

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    I could not tell them apart on my pc system (some £60 active speakers, but they're not bad).
     
    bottleneck, Jul 28, 2009
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    sq225917 Exposer of Foo

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    So then, results...
     
    sq225917, Jul 31, 2009
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    Not many votes, perhaps let it run for a few more days.

    Come on people, join in and have a listen.
     
    RobHolt, Jul 31, 2009
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    lbr monkey boy

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    I'm hoping to listen and vote this weekend - difficult to get time during the week!
     
    lbr, Jul 31, 2009
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    bottleneck talks a load of rubbish

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    Hey Rob

    Well done on setting this up.

    Next time though (for us slow broadband users) possibly smaller files as an option - e.g. first minute of track only...

    Nice one though,
    cheers
    chris
     
    bottleneck, Jul 31, 2009
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    DavidF

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    Please.


    :)
     
    DavidF, Jul 31, 2009
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    YNMOAN Trade - AudioFlat

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    Well, I've had a listen and they do seem to sound different (a bit). However, in all honesty I don't really think one is appreciably better than the other so I can't really vote.
     
    YNMOAN, Jul 31, 2009
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    RobHolt Moderator

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    Thanks for the feedback.

    I'll post a short 1m version of each track later for those wanting a smaller file.
     
    RobHolt, Jul 31, 2009
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    Joe

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    I couldn't hear enough of a difference to express a preference, and I can't say if the only minor difference I did notice (track B sounding very slightly duller than track A) wasn't suggested by previous comments.
     
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    larkrise Sheepdogs prefer red wine

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    You really need to do this comparison live with a CD transport as Zanash has said. I used to own a lathe - definite difference but have gone a different route to tweak CD's
     
    larkrise, Aug 1, 2009
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    RobHolt Moderator

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    ?

    Both files are taken from a Meridian CD transport.

    Why do people have to keep making excuses :confused:

    Explain how doing it live would be of benefit, please.
     
    RobHolt, Aug 1, 2009
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    Shorter files added to the 1st post for those wanting a smaller file.
     
    RobHolt, Aug 1, 2009
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    YNMOAN Trade - AudioFlat

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    Why?
     
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    larkrise Sheepdogs prefer red wine

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    Yawn. . . . . .
     
    larkrise, Aug 1, 2009
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    bottleneck talks a load of rubbish

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    only 8 people so far?

    need more people to have a go....come on chaps...
     
    bottleneck, Aug 2, 2009
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    Sonusthree Coaxial Kid

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    I'd like to take a little time to get used to the recordings on two different systems before I vote. Excellent idea by the way. :cool:
     
    Sonusthree, Aug 2, 2009
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    So it looks like only 27% like the lathed version and I suppose some of those were having to plump a guess.

    So maybe 2 of the 11 so far liked it?

    Are we back to green pens again?
     
    PumaMan, Aug 5, 2009
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    I know.

    justa bit stressed out this end.



    :(
     
    DavidF, Aug 5, 2009
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