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rich.pell
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Re: audio quality
rich.pell   5/5/2014 10:08:12 PM
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No, the sampling rate has not gone down.  And that "howstuffworks" page has got it totally wrong.

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eyesfixed   5/5/2014 7:33:56 PM
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Both Philips and Sony expected the quality,ie sampling rate to go up in the years following the introduction of the compact disk. it has gone the other way,lower and lower sampling rates.

A brief explanation of why this does impact sound:

http://electronics.howstuffworks.com/question487.htm

 

I prefer more accurate music,not less!

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