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Crackling in Apple Lossless with UM3X

  1. deftonez
    Hi guys, I have imported my CDs via apple lossless ever since Ive gotten my UM3x, but some tracks still have the same crackling effect in the highs like when you produce the S sound. Im using an iPod Classic 160gb bought in 2010, and no Amp no DAC.
     
  2. AstroTurf
    Can you reproduce this sound error with another set of IEMs?
     
    Jim
     
  3. deftonez
    I experienced this with my UM-1s before, that led me to the upgrade of the UM3x. Is the problem with my CDs?
     
  4. AstroTurf
    Quote:
    It could be...
     
    Or it could be the pc that your are ripping with.
     
    I have had this type of problem with a slower pc. I then switched to a faster pc, reripped, and the distortion is gone.
     
    Jim
     
  5. deftonez
    Thanks for the advice, Im using a portable CD Drive on my laptop, does that affect? I might try it with my desktop later on.
     
  6. AstroTurf
    Quote:
    I think it will.
     
    Good Luck, Jim
     
  7. PhoenixClaw
    It might be a problem of bad mastering too. I sometimes encounter crackling when listening to some music.
     

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