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RE: Generation Loss?

It was no contest, LP was better than digital in the 80s. But vinyl is still around due to a hobbyist movement. Digital sources, DSP crossovers, etc. are doing the real work and taking us closer to the elusive goal of a live mike-feed.

Look at the measurements of LP -inc. speed stability and explain how this could be a high-resolution system. How about inner-groove distortion ?

Strange -as LP 'improved', here comes tape ! The reference (now) for some audio writers.

Even more scary was the finding that 45 and 78rpm records are better sounding than LP. Robert Harley and Jacob Heilbrunn (of TAS) wrote blogs on systems that used 45's (as a source), not LP. Herb Reichert recently made comments in line with these demos.

I had no idea analog recording/LP playback were that bad. Maybe I'm doing too much reading. But most reviewers have given up LP, so my findings can't be too far off...

Edits: 04/19/17 04/19/17 04/19/17 04/19/17 04/19/17

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