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on 2/16/04 11:52 AM US/Central, George Brock-Nannestad at [log in to unmask]
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> From: Patent Tactics, George Brock-Nannestad
>
> Jon Noring asked
>
>> On a slightly different topic, I'm curious if it is preferable to
>> use very high-quality headphones (such as audiophile grade Grados)
>> for 78 restoration work? The issue of sound room acoustics becomes
>> a non-issue using headphones.
>>
>> Anyone here use high-grade headphones for 78 restoration work?
>
> ----- Yes, I use Bang & Olufsen. However, Stax electrostatics would be
> better.

I've found that speakers are better for equalization work, since the feel of
the lower frequencies in the chest cavity is part of the listening
experience.

We use headphones only for extensive manual de-clicking.

Everyone has their own approach to disk restoration, but this works for us.

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Parker Dinkins
MasterDigital Corporation
CD Mastering + Audio Restoration
http://masterdigital.com