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Re: Boomerang: sample time vs. sample rate

I wish sound quality were as simple as sample rates.  Unfortunately,
it ain't.  Lots of PCM devices have very low sampling rates, but sound
terrific (like the EH16 and the old DeltaLab delays).  Other devices
have high sampling rates and good specs, but sound like cold wet sand
packed in your ears (anything by ART).  And older Lexicon stuff like
the Vortex and LXP-5 sound great, despite mediocre specs and sampling

It isn't just sampling rate, it's the overall quality of the A/D and
D/A sections, and the digitizing technology used.  

Now, if the Boomerang actually *sounds* bad, that's one thing.  But if
it's just bad on paper, who cares?


By "beauty," I mean that which seems complete.
Obversely, that the incomplete, or the mutilated, is the ugly. 
Venus De Milo.
To a child she is ugly.       /* dstagner@icarus.net */
   -Charles Fort