Reply to post: Re: It's 'only' 16 bit and 44.1KHz CD

Bye bye MP3: You sucked the life out of music. But vinyl is just as warped

King Jack

Re: It's 'only' 16 bit and 44.1KHz CD

The only thing that is lost is stuff you cannot hear. The difference between a 24bit and 16bit sample is inaudible hiss. There is nothing to be gained by using higher rates as every one born has 'human' ears and cannot hear high frequencies that animal can. Dogs, cats, bats, dolphins and elephants for the low notes might appreciate. It is all explained in easy to understand terms there.

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