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Old 01-31-2013, 05:07 AM
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Default Re: Assume sound quality is equal: Digital or Analog?

I'm just listening through my iTunes library right now with my 'good' headphones on (AKG K701) but running through a small interface that's limited to 44.1/16.

Every now and then I change album, listen for a few seconds and check the bit-rate. I have managed to identify the 128 Kb/S-encoded tracks every time before checking. Between 192, 256 and 320 I can't obviously discern a difference but that might be a limiting factor of the portable interface I'm using. I'll try it again tomorrow through my 'full' interface.
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