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Re: Loop Recording and Loading

It uses a compression algorythm which is a "lossy" process... that means 
it removes small bits of data... leaving the mini-disc sound quality at 
slightly lower than cd (but miles beyond cassette tape). I've never 
noticed it myself... It smokes!


>>> "Stephen P. Goodman" <spgoodman@earthlight.net> 03/12/01 11:26PM >>>
Sound degradation?  Could someone expand upon this?  I had thought the MD
was a digital recording process.

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"Todd Pafford" <galen@erols.com> put forth:
> Some people may complain that since audio is stored on the MD in a
> format there are issues with sound degradation.  I know that my ears have
> only very rarely heard what I'd call compression loss; rarely as in 4 or 
> times in three years.  Of course, everyone's ears are different.