[linux-audio-user] Fwd: [Jamin] Re: soft clip: Achieving Gain, inconsequential overloads
anahata at treewind.co.uk
Tue May 4 16:14:05 EDT 2004
On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 12:08:23PM -0700, Mark Knecht wrote:
> listeners often report that they like one mix over another when in fact
> the two mixes are identical and the preferred is 1 or 2db louder, at
> least over certain listening ranges. There is absolutely no significant
> harmonic anything going on when that happens. There are tricks the ear
> is playing on them when they listen at low levels vs. louder levels.
I'm sure this is what's behind it. Anyone who demos hi-fi gear in a shop
will tell you that you can sell box A over box B by playing it a little
louder to the customer. Just psychology.
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