View Full Version : white stripes lossy?
2006-02-25, 11:56 PM
Hi all this is a white stripes show I got the info I have for it is Sky digital box (Radio1 Broadcast) -> Soundblaster live 5.1 > CD. (I don't understand what a sky digital box is...) So anyway freq and spec analysis attached. To me freq looks ok but spec looks awful. Any help would be great!
Thanks -- Joshua
2006-02-26, 02:12 PM
Radio 1 is broadcast on Sky Digital satellite as a 192kbps MP2 stream. Whether that stream represents a superior/inferior sounding source to the equivalent FM broadcast is an extremely moot (UK usage) point. What is beyond doubt is that capturing that stream with a soundcard is certainly inferior to capturing the MPEG stream itself and produces unnecessarily bloated files.
That said, your screenshots look kosher enough to me for what they purport to be.
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