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Old 2017-11-13, 09:08 PM
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Mono, Lossless recorded on iPhone - Worthy?

First time I've ever successfully recorded a full show.

Recorded with iRig Recorder in WAV, using only an iPhone 6+ upside down in my shirt pocket. From dead center in the balcony. It's mono, but otherwise, a very good audience recording.

I've listened to it, and it compares favorably with other torrents from this artist and tour.

Does anything in that signal chain invalidate this as a compliant upload?

Thanks,

Tom
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Old 2017-11-13, 09:45 PM
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Re: Mono, Lossless recorded on iPhone - Worthy?

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Does anything in that signal chain invalidate this as a compliant upload?
not at all

the recorder isn't relevant (still include in lineage, of course) as long at the resultant recording is lossless, meaning:

- no data compression used (MP3, ATRAC, MP4, AAC lossy, etc)


That's all that matters. In some cases, mics wont be full 20-20k freq range and that is also allowable, as long as no data compression is used.

Data compression codecs discard up to 90% of the audio data in order to save space, leaving non-musical noises in their place (aliasing) where the audio data was chopped out. Even with dithering and anti-aliasing, it's still unnatural and that what we try to avoid at TTD.

So, if you'd to post a sample, one of us can test to be sure what you got was actually PCM but it sounds like your recording is fine.
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Old 2017-11-24, 04:33 PM
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Re: Mono, Lossless recorded on iPhone - Worthy?

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Old 2017-11-26, 06:13 PM
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Re: Mono, Lossless recorded on iPhone - Worthy?

Thanks for the reply!

I posted a link to a sample here, in the "Lossy or Lossless?" sub-forum.

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Tom
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