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  1. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    Agree about the "musical genius" thing, even if I don't always love what he does with his talent, it's undeniable. I had the same...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 12:33 PM
  2. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    This is a little late but the LAME development community used to conduct a buttload of ABX tests, just about every time they released a...

    Dec 18, 2018 at 12:16 PM
  3. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    Two other reasons: Lots of energy in subsonic frequencies being present in the mix throws off compressors / limiters in that they will...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 5:03 PM
  4. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    This might be an issue of semantics around the word 'tone'. In my mind, a "tone" needs to be perceived as a unitary and continuous...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 2:35 PM
  5. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    Technically, yes, in theory all transients include energy down to DC, although again it depends to what extent the attack of the drum...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 2:12 PM
  6. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    This is not quite right. All transients (drum hits in particular) contain all frequencies from DC to infinity, to the extent that they...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 1:44 PM
  7. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    If I jack up the output of my headphone amp, a lot of IEMs can create some perceptible effect at 15hz. To me it basically sounds like a...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 12:27 PM
  8. Zapp_Fan replied to the thread Testing audiophile claims and myths.

    I know exactly what you mean, but I think 99% of this effect has got to be due to things other than ultrasonics. For one thing, the...

    Dec 12, 2018 at 11:56 AM