On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 09:03:32PM -0500, Al Thompson wrote:
> And every extra circuit you cram in the signal chain merely ads noise,
The only 'justification' is that such maintenance can be extremely
expensive and in many cases almost impossible or impractical, in
the case of single PCB mixers for example. If you want regular
maintainance, the extra cost of modular equipment pays off rather
Also a switch or pot doesn't have to be really defective, in many
cases this is a sort of degradation that goes unnoticed for a long
time. The point I wanted to make is that much supposedly superior
analog equipment is real life less perfect that it is believed to be.
There's nothing 'musical' to the type of distortion caused by a dirty
A world of exhaustive, reliable metadata would be an utopia.
It's also a pipe-dream, founded on self-delusion, nerd hubris
and hysterically inflated market opportunities. (Cory Doctorow)
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