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Old 2010-04-14, 06:15 PM
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Lossless or Lossy?

Are these good or not? The one with the black at the top, I'm not sure about. Thanks
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Old 2010-04-14, 06:18 PM
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Re: Lossless or Lossy?

Lossless to me.
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Re: Lossless or Lossy?

Looks lossy to me. Possibly an analogue recording of a lossy broadcast?
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Old 2010-04-15, 11:55 AM
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Looks lossy to me. Possibly an analogue recording of a lossy broadcast?
That's what I thought. Thanks
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Old 2010-04-15, 01:04 PM
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Re: Lossless or Lossy?

John, sometimes the SA in color can be deceiving. For most definite results it is best to try:

(thanks to dorrcoq for this tip):

It is useful to add a "Black & White" preset for spectral analysis, to do this:

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Cool Edit pro 2.00
options > settings >

"colors" tab > "spectral" tab
Spectral High energy: black (highlight > change color)
Spectral Low Energy: white

Gamma: 0.4
thanks to range_hood for showing me this useful setting.

I still believe it's lossless. With the B&W settings you will know for sure.
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Old 2010-04-15, 01:27 PM
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Re: Lossless or Lossy?

@ drgiggles,
How do I do the two second thing? The one I posted is the whole song.
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Old 2010-04-15, 05:40 PM
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@ drgiggles,
How do I do the two second thing? The one I posted is the whole song.
You will be able to zoom in to 2 seconds give or take via the scroll wheel on the mouse.
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