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Frequency Response of Vinyl, Split from "To get into vinyl, or not?" (TOS #5)
post Dec 3 2012, 20:15
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QUOTE (botface @ Dec 3 2012, 13:49) *
I guess you can expect a factory installed arm/cartridge to be set up properly. I'd still want to check though even if only for reassurance that things haven't gone "off" in transit.

This was something I considered. I will most likely double check things, because as you implied, you never know what kind of beating the box took in transit.
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post Dec 4 2012, 00:16
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This whole conversation has me intrigued about the technical limitations of vinyl. For example, is there a minimum or maximum frequency that can be "encoded" in vinyl (akin to the ~20Hz and 44.1kHz cutoffs on digital CDs)? Does this differ for 33s, 45s, 78s? Is there a way (based on the needle tip and equipment setup) for a knowledgeable person to precalculate the bands that the most noise interference will likely be in, and thus minimize or remove it? Etc.

It's particularly pertinent as I'm planning to attempt a vinyl-to-FLAC encoding soon.

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post Dec 4 2012, 22:35
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should be able to verify off the CD then, yes?
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post Dec 4 2012, 23:16
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QUOTE (krabapple @ Dec 4 2012, 14:35) *
should be able to verify off the CD then, yes?

15.080 kHz, according to my rip of Sgt. Pepper's that I bought about 10 years ago, i.e. not from the newer remasters.

Looks like that jives with the spectrograph of the needle drop that bandpass posted.

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