[LAU] Pro Audio? OT rant.
fons at linuxaudio.org
Mon Dec 24 13:55:06 UTC 2012
On Mon, Dec 24, 2012 at 04:06:32PM +1300, Chris Bannister wrote:
[ ringing caused by filters ]
> Also I remember that he
> said that if the peak was on the leading edge it was filtering on the
> input stage of the circuitry and if it was on the trailing edge it was
> caused by filtering on the output stage of the circuitry.
Let's hope, for that engineeer's name and fame, that you don't
remember that very well. For it is utter nonsense.
> That test alone made me realise that a simple listening test is not
> sufficient. I'm guessing that the Sharp model would produce "listening
> fatigue" long before the other model which had minimal distortion on the
> output squarewave.
You can't conclude anything relevant to audio quality from this test.
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