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by otaku
Fri Jun 17, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Decibel
Topic: Tin ear?
Replies: 7
Views: 4153

Re: Tin ear?

I've got a good set of headphones (AKG-K701's) but I usually don't use them in front of the computer, so I don't think it makes sense to do comparison tests using them. I'll try some higher bit rate materials (24/96 rips of the Alan Parsons DVD-A's) and see what happens. It's really funny that every...
by otaku
Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: Decibel
Topic: Tin ear?
Replies: 7
Views: 4153

Re: Tin ear?

Charles, I suppose you are right. I've had the speakers for a year or so, but the computer and the songs I've been listening to were all just released. (Yes, Band on the Run is old, but this is a new mastering). Let me spend some time with some familiar tracks and I'll let you know. Thanks for the a...
by otaku
Thu Jun 16, 2011 12:43 am
Forum: Decibel
Topic: Tin ear?
Replies: 7
Views: 4153

Tin ear?

I cannot hear the difference between iTunes and Decibel, and I'm not sure whether it is my hearing, my system, or my Decibel (or iTunes or Midi) settings. Hardware: Brand-new MBP 17, Audioengine 2's, cheapo male-male cable. Me: 60-y-o male, reasonable careful to protect my hearing from loud sounds. ...