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Victor's plan to turn CDs into high resolution
Speedskater
post Dec 8 2012, 23:38
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From "What Hi-Fi?" magazine.

Victor's plan to turn CDs into high resolution threatens the entire HD music industry

http://www.whathifi.com/blog/victors-plan-...-music-industry

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Andrew Everard

Interesting or rather worrying news out of Japan that Victor Entertainment, the music division of JVC has developed a way to convert CD-quality recordings so they can be sold as HD music.


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post Dec 10 2012, 14:26
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QUOTE (Speedskater @ Dec 8 2012, 17:38) *
From "What Hi-Fi?" magazine.

Victor's plan to turn CDs into high resolution threatens the entire HD music industry

http://www.whathifi.com/blog/victors-plan-...-music-industry

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Andrew Everard

Interesting or rather worrying news out of Japan that Victor Entertainment, the music division of JVC has developed a way to convert CD-quality recordings so they can be sold as HD music.


There is an existing technology that will in the opinion of many listeners "...Improve the quality of song recordings used for conventional CD..." in ways that can yield reliable results in a blind test. It is called remastering. This low-tech approach will work particularly well if the original release was badly mastered, hypercompressed for example, particularly the original grand master can be found and remastered with a good dollop of sanity.

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- Speedskater   Victor's plan to turn CDs into high resolution   Dec 8 2012, 23:38
- - Sunhillow   and the proof for the superiority of these HD conv...   Dec 9 2012, 00:04
- - soundping   Let the free market decide if people want fake ups...   Dec 9 2012, 00:37
- - DigitalMan   Uh...if we're taking 16/44 and doing some DSP,...   Dec 9 2012, 02:40
- - Kohlrabi   Most of the practices applied to CD masters today ...   Dec 9 2012, 10:10
- - greynol   Are hi-rez placebophiles really interested in toda...   Dec 9 2012, 16:20
|- - Porcus   QUOTE (greynol @ Dec 9 2012, 16:20) Are h...   Dec 10 2012, 14:04
- - mzil   I confident they will "cook the demo" by...   Dec 9 2012, 16:55
- - DonP   Considering that hi res media that are actually re...   Dec 9 2012, 18:04
|- - extrabigmehdi   I think they are just doing more systematically wh...   Dec 9 2012, 18:16
- - cliveb   QUOTE Even worse, it threatens to undermine the hi...   Dec 10 2012, 09:56
- - bandpass   Perhaps they're introducing fake hi-res, knowi...   Dec 10 2012, 10:30
|- - Soap   QUOTE (bandpass @ Dec 10 2012, 04:30) Per...   Dec 10 2012, 13:03
- - Arnold B. Krueger   QUOTE (Speedskater @ Dec 8 2012, 17:38) F...   Dec 10 2012, 14:26
- - StephenPG   QUOTE True, 20kHz is beyond the limits of the hear...   Dec 10 2012, 17:13
- - 2Bdecided   QUOTE It's right up there with 'Colorizing...   Dec 10 2012, 18:09
- - zima   QUOTE (2Bdecided @ Dec 10 2012, 19:09) [....   Dec 10 2012, 21:29
- - splice   I interpret it to mean that most listeners are lis...   Dec 13 2012, 01:22
|- - DonP   QUOTE (splice @ Dec 12 2012, 19:22) I int...   Dec 13 2012, 01:36
- - zima   Nessuno, I'm just saying that people are appar...   Dec 13 2012, 13:25
- - hlloyge   My daughter (18) and a lot of her friends listen t...   Dec 13 2012, 13:58
- - Martel   I'm just listening to a Youtube album at the m...   Dec 13 2012, 15:44
- - Nessuno   When I was 18 we had FM radio instead of YT and co...   Dec 13 2012, 17:55


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