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Free Burn-in Files

Discussion in 'Headphones (full-size)' started by pelpix, Jan 16, 2010.
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  1. PelPix
    All files have been professionally synthesized in stereo to the greatest of mathematical precision. There are no repeating parts, as found in a lot of so-called noise files today. They are 44.1kHz 16-bit stereo wav files. These contain rest periods of 30 seconds.

    Logarithmic sine (Up from 30hz)
    http://www.mediafire.com/?30ommiwwe1j

    Arithmetic sine (Up from 30hz)
    http://www.mediafire.com/?zxmwydmiwzj

    Pink noise:
    pink.zip

    White noise:
    white.zip

    I'll take requests for certain waveforms or frequencies/sweeps at any time.
    All in all, it depends on your taste. I recommend downloading the pink noise and logarithmic sine and putting them on a looping playlist.
     
  2. Szadzik
    I have been wondering about burn-in and the sound you use for it.

    From what I understand bur-in is a process of loosening/ coming to its final state of physical condition. Which basically means the headphones/ drivers have to work for some time to get all parts adjusted to a state in which they then stay 'forever'.

    Understanding it this way leads me to believe that it should not matter what kind of music you liten to/ use to burn the thingies in.

    Maybe I am wrong, just my personal impression.
     
  3. kunalraiker
    I have download the files,do we just use all of them in repeat all mode.
     
  4. PelPix
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Szadzik /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    I have been wondering about burn-in and the sound you use for it.

    From what I understand bur-in is a process of loosening/ coming to its final state of physical condition. Which basically means the headphones/ drivers have to work for some time to get all parts adjusted to a state in which they then stay 'forever'.

    Understanding it this way leads me to believe that it should not matter what kind of music you liten to/ use to burn the thingies in.

    Maybe I am wrong, just my personal impression.




    If you burn in with something that isn't equal over all frequencies, the final sound could become biased towards the frequencies that are loudest, and the response would not be flat until much, much longer, or not at all! As far as I know, at least
    I've used a lot of burn-in files posted on this site. A lot of them have repeating patterns in the noise at some points. These have no repeating patterns whatsoever.
     
  5. PelPix
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by kunalraiker /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    I have download the files,do we just use all of them in repeat all mode.



    You can. White noise is for mathematical flatness. Pink noise is for logarithmic flatness to the human ear.
    I recommend using only the pink noise file, but that's just me.
    Using extremely simple terms, you could consider the logarithmic sine wave to serve the same purpose as pink noise, and the arithmetic sine wave to serve the same purpose as white noise.
    Take your pick.
     
  6. iHelp
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by PelPix /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    You can. White noise is for mathematical flatness. Pink noise is for logarithmic flatness to the human ear.
    I recommend using only the pink noise file, but that's just me.
    Using extremely simple terms, you could consider the logarithmic sine wave to serve the same purpose as pink noise, and the arithmetic sine wave to serve the same purpose as white noise.
    Take your pick.




    I downloaded them all. [​IMG]

    Burning my MS1 right now. I have to cover them up with a pillow because the noise is a bit annoying. [​IMG]
     
  7. PelPix
    You could consider that pink noise will sound flat, but won't be flat to measurement instruments, because it's logarithmic, like all systems of sound.
    White noise won't sound flat, but it will be flat to instruments, as they are usually arithmetic
    This is why it is suggested you use pink noise. You're looking for the best listening experience, not measuring with equipment.
     
  8. PelPix
    In summary, I recommend putting the logarithmic sine file and pink noise on a playlist and looping them for your burn-in time.
     
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  9. ChunkO
    thanks alot
     
  10. Ninkul
  11. alraike
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by PelPix /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    Logarithmic sine (Up from 30hz)
    sinearith2.zip

    Arithmetic sine (Up from 30hz)
    sinelog2.zip




    Just a heads up - it looks like you switched around the logarithmic and arithmetic sine links judging by the filenames.

    Thanks for posting these.
     
  12. PelPix
    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Ninkul /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    Burn-in wave files: white noise, pink noise, frequency sweep, channel mix [​IMG]



    Those are horrendous. They're the reason I decided to make these at all. It's dulled and equalized and it's a 5s loop played over and over again for a 1 minute period. These are completely different, as they are completely unique at any given point.
     
  13. aimlink Contributor
    Thanks for the files. These are what I've been looking for. Now I can throw them at my AKG702's. [​IMG] I had selected a wide cross section of music to be looped in a playlist.
     
  14. Roscoeiii
    And what volumes are recommended for burn-in?
     
  15. Redo
    Nice, I'm going to use this pink noise quite a bit to break in these K702's

    Quote:

    Originally Posted by Roscoeiii /img/forum/go_quote.gif
    And what volumes are recommended for burn-in?



    Usually a little above standard listening volumes
     
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