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?
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
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> Hello everyone
> If I transfer a vinyl LP at 78 RPM then slow it down to proper speed do I
> lose anything?
> Ben Roth