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The "hype" about Izotope Rx, at least for me anyway, is its bang for the
buck.  I paid $40,000 for my Sonic System back in '97.  For $299, Izotope
runs circles around it in most respects.  It has introduced audio
restoration to the masses, which has both positive and negative effects.

Ellis

On Fri, Sep 12, 2014 at 2:08 PM, Carl Pultz <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hi Tom,
>
> I'm talking about places to which mere mortals have access; churches,
> ironically enough. Eastman venues today exist on another plane, in a
> different dimension, beyond reach of soiled and unaccredited transients.
>
> :-|
>
> Carl
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Association for Recorded Sound Discussion List [mailto:
> [log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Tom Fine
> Sent: Friday, September 12, 2014 7:54 AM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] AZIMUTH (was recording "cleanup" plugins and
> 192/24)
>
> Hi Carl:
>
> Aren't you still in Rochester NY? In past times, the Eastman Theater has
> served as a superb recording venue, for very successful records.
>
> -- Tom Fine
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Carl Pultz" <[log in to unmask]>
> To: <[log in to unmask]>
> Sent: Friday, September 12, 2014 7:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [ARSCLIST] AZIMUTH (was recording "cleanup" plugins and
> 192/24)
>
>
> > You guys can fight over what's preservation, restoration, or
> falsification, but I can say that for
> > making new recordings, the Izotope stuff can be indispensable. Where I
> am, there isn't a venue in
> > town that combines good acoustics with a quiet enough background to make
> commercially acceptable
> > recordings. Software makes it possible.
> >
> > But, now that I have some exposure to the effects of this stuff, I think
> it's obvious why so many
> > contemporary classical recordings sound so anonymous - the over-use of
> spectral cleaning. Who
> > needs 24 bits when the content is restricted to - what - 14 bits? The
> cure is worse than the
> > ailment. The beauty of the RX3 tool is how finely it can be targeted. I
> use it mostly to reduce
> > rumble, leaving higher frequencies alone. But, even when I have to
> attack higher-frequency tonal
> > noise, it is very good at telling the difference.
> >
> > I have to thank Lou for encouraging me to overcome my audiophile purity
> and try this product.
> >
>



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Ellis
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