Any ears not clinically impaired would notice something wrong. A Stanton
500 is designed for ruggedness over tracking ability to start with. As
playback speed increases, the forces operating on the stylus go up as at
least the square of the speed increase. Unless you want to mash the
discs you are copying, this is a daft idea.
On 09/08/2017 19:44, 6295LARGE . wrote:
> Hi Gary
> I'm using a Stanton 500 on a Technics Quartz SL1200 MKII.
> I'm recording it into a high quality Sound Blaster card using Sound Forge 9.
> Then I reduce the pitch by 15 half-tones.
> The file is then saved as an MP3.
> I'm sure some loss is inherent but can the average ear(s) detect it?
> Thank you.
> On Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 1:35 PM, Gary A. Galo <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
>> You will likely damage the high frequencies because the cartridge can
>> possibly track the record. You're increasing the frequency range by over
>> two octaves and also increasing the velocity by more than a factor of two.
>> Even if the cartridge could track the record - which it most certainly
>> can't - the RIAA equalization is all wrong.
>> Gary Galo
>> Audio Engineer Emeritus
>> The Crane School of Music
>> SUNY at Potsdam, NY 13676
>> "Great art presupposes the alert mind of the educated listener."
>> Arnold Schoenberg
>> "A true artist doesn't want to be admired, he wants to be believed."
>> Igor Markevitch
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>> Subject: [ARSCLIST] Transferring LPs at 78 RPM
>> Hello everyone
>> If I transfer a vinyl LP at 78 RPM then slow it down to proper speed do I
>> lose anything?
>> Ben Roth
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