on 7/26/07 8:06 PM US/Central, Tom Fine at [log in to unmask]

> But if you do Jack's method, you're left with the same problem as Terry -- a
> microsecond of blank space, which is just as noticeable and annoying as the
> click. 

By scraping off only the precise moment of the click, you're in effect
creating a high speed fadeout and fade-in. It's audible, but less annoying
than the click itself.

There's an overview of analog and digital de-clicking at - but without a
description of manually scraping off the oxide.

Parker Dinkins
MasterDigital Corporation
Audio Restoration + CD Mastering