Re: Audio recording hardware
On Thu, 01 Mar 2007 14:28:57 -0600, Ron wrote in message
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> On 03/01/07 13:31, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Feb 2007 22:11:04 -0600
> > "Russell L. Harris" <email@example.com> wrote:
> >> * Ron Johnson <firstname.lastname@example.org> [070228 18:21]:
> >>>> I remember reading an article in a German audiophile magazine
> >>>> about a device to demagnetize CDs. The author claimed the sound
> >>>> to be much better after demagnetizing.
> >>> Demagnetize something that relies on lasers?
> >> With a mass-produced CD, there is nothing to degauss. A reflective
> >> layer of aluminum is deposited on a plastic substrate.
> > > Are you sure the article wasn't talking about the realm of
> > > analogue tape? Magnetic tape playback heads tend to become
> > > slightly magnetized with use, so that periodic demagnetizing is
> > > necessary. This is somewhat akin to the need for periodic
> > > degaussing of a CRT. But since the introduction of ferrite heads,
> > > this may no longer be a problem.
> > For all you non-believers (sorry, too much religion in recent
> > threads) here is a similar article:
> > http://www.6moons.com/audioreviews/furutech/rd2.html
> Just because some some snob audiophile says we must degauss
> *optical* media in order to get "realm of gestalt" better sound,
> doesn't mean it's true.
..and this is not religion how? ;o)
..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt... ;o)
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.