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HANDS-ON: HIFIMAN SUPERMINI Digital Audio Player - The Little Engine That Could

This article originally appeared in the January 2017 issue of WiFi HiFi Magazine.

I have to admit, as someone from the Walkman generation, I can’t fathom the idea of spending megabucks for today’s equivalent to the device: a Digital Audio Player. 1,329 more words


Choosing Random Files

This week, something short. To run tests, I needed a selection of WAV files. Fortunately for me, I’ve got literally thousands of FLAC files lying around on my computer—yes, I listen to music when I code. 323 more words


WAV vs MP3 - Oneself Blind Test

A lot of people say that mp3 sounds like a wav. If you have a good and trained ears, you will can differentiate the perceptible diferences, without deceiving yourself. 342 more words


Stretching samples

So for an experiment I ended up needing conversions between 8 bits and 16 bits samples. To upscale an 8 bit sample to 16 bits, it is not enough to simply shift it by 8 bits (or multiply it by 256, same difference) because the largest value you get isn’t 65535 but merely 65280. 496 more words


Anvil Studio

Anvil Studio is a fully featured application that lets you to compose, play, edit, and record MIDI files, and mix multiple audio tracks into a single audio file. 190 more words

Audio & Music

Breaking WAVEs (and some FLACs)

At the KB we have a large collection of offline optical media. Most of these are CD-ROMs, but we also have a sizeable proportion of audio CDs. 1,397 more words

Digital Preservation

The Joyzine Advent Calendar - Day 21 of Free Downloads from Our Favourite Artists

It’s day 21 on the Joyzine Advent Calendar, the Winter Solstice, the shortest day of the year, which combined with an expected lunar eclipse is set to make tonight the darkest night of the past 500 years!  229 more words