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FasterThanEver
post May 22 2009, 00:33
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I was amazed by this post on Audio Asylum's PC Audio forum

http://www.audioasylum.com/forums/pcaudio/...es/5/52276.html

"After proper set-up to do accurate-rip and setting the C2 pointers, i ripped some Led Zep tracks that I had previously ripped using a good CDROM drive and EAC.

The result: The EAC .wav rips are not even close. I thought they were good, but I was wrong. The dbpoweramp .wav rips are highly focused, with improved depth and imaging.

Well worth the less than $100 investment. Best tweak I have done in years. The Teac rips at 10-12X too, so its fast and accurate."

He didn't supply adequate detail on how the 2 rips were done but he seems have used Accurate rip when he ripped a CD with the TEAC drive and dBpoweramp. Does he understand that if his files are verified by the Accurate Rip database, the drives used for the other rips in the database are equally accurate?

He based his conclusions on listening to files rather than doing a file comparison.

Bill


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Axon
post May 22 2009, 00:54
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audioengr has a long and distinguished history as a point of discussion here on HA.
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