Hi Res (again)

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Re: Hi Res (again)

Postby julianh » Mon Apr 16, 2018 2:08 pm

Hifihelp wrote:I don’t think it’s as simple as is made out, with respect to the posters view. I’ve no doubt we can hear the benefits of hi res music.

https://www.dawsons.co.uk/blog/why-reco ... khz-16-bit


I don’t think that article adds anything to the information already available. The summary seems to be that if the musician can’t hear the difference then it isn’t worth recording at a higher bit rate or sampling frequency. But as many musicians have really poor hearing but very few are prepared to admit it (Pete Townshend and Francis Rossi are a couple who have said they have hearing loss and/or tinnitus) then just because they can’t tell the difference doesn’t mean no one else can.

And Nyquist is only a theorem. Not a scientific proof. It could easily be wrong.
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