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CD vs MP3 Quality.

4003 Views 27 Replies 15 Participants Last post by  samurray
In an OTA thread yesterday, several people brought up this issue. Those posts were deleted since they hijacked an OTA thread.

I'd like to start that "debate" again here. (the people who were discussing digital vs analogue cameras in that thread may do the same in a new thread) ;)

If I recall the gist of what people were saying, they were stating that MP3s were better than CDs because 128 is higher than 44.

I believe people have got bitrate and sampling frequency mixed up...
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filper said:
Wait until the 'fileswap' generation enters the workforce, buys their first 'bigass' stereos, and starts playing thier 'old' mp3 burn CD's on a real machine... :)
I also hoped so, but from what I'm observing, they are more likely to by a boombox for their iPod, than a "bigass" stereo system. This generation is completely hopeless, most of them will never hear even CD quality music :)
stampeder said:
Thanks for that! Does anyone know if MP3s can do multi-channel too, such as on an SACD?
No multichannel with MP3.
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