What quality MP3s can you play out with?

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  1. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    Alrighty then - Ive played out a few 320k MP3s an they sound criss, but can you play 192k MP3s on a large soundsystem? Is the lower quality noticible, and is there anyway to increase the quality of the 192k when it comes to burn the cd up? :shrug:

    Has anyone had bad experiences playing 192ks out?

    Help a brotha out!
     
  2. sdm

    sdm This is Dog Fort

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    192Kbps fine, ask M-Code ;)

    Seriously though, I wouldn't play anything below 192Kbps, it may sound to start gash!

    Stick with 192 or above bro.
     
  3. jay walker

    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    Nice one Chief - I wouldnt play less than 192kbs anyways. Jus the answer I was after!

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  4. djc[uscrew]

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    i tihk it depends on the track some 192's sound like shit
     
  5. eclipse

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    I play out at 192 to 320. If it's live and direct i.e in a club then you really needs uncompressed AIFF or WAV.
    192 is good if its a CD Rip 256kbs and 320kbs are ideal for vinyl.
    Tip: try not to clean your vinyl rips up to much, removing the pops hisses etc can flatten a track. Also the closer to vinyl it sounds the more 'real' it feels. :)
     
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    jay walker 1/2 of Passive/Aggressive

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    (y) Cheers bro
     
  7. dmnk

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    192 is ok on a smaller club system - but on a fairly big rig there is no way to play less than 256k, better 320es..

    the loss on bass and treble end of a 192 compared to 320 is very clearly hearable on big systems (tested it myself)..


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  8. drob

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    oi manz.... 192 iz like the most similar to da wav file, so it iz da "best" of mp3-z..... hhm itz tru dat non mp3 can produce quality like a real audio format... wen u listenin da mp3 shitz above 192 u can hear a ticklin from ur speakers..
    specially wen u downloadin muzik from da net..
    i'ma usin YAMAHA sound system and hearin a lot differences amongst any formats.... so if ya want quality stik with an real audio... have a nice listenin :rasta:
     
  9. rmt

    rmt sex for money plz?

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    aye ive pumped out 192 and it sounds bling! although, cds do sound quite a bit better - anyways i use 900w for disco haha so it doesn't sound too bad!
     
  10. DJSketch

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    Why would you play mp3's on a rig? they sound bad enough when played on hifi and that colours most of the compression quality loss.
    My advice, just dont, get the original