On Disk-Record Echo Phenomena
Pre- and post-echoes may disturb considerably listener's artistic sensations, especially in exciting or dramatic program titles; therefore, anti-echo measures should be a must for quality disc record manufacturers, at least regarding the classical repertoire. During the three disc manufacturing steps - transcription, electroforming, and pressing - numerous parameters exercise an influence on the echo formation. Within the scope of this report, only a few items of all facts checked within the echo field may be discussed. The article will present outward forms of pre- and post-echo which are characteristic for the .AM. three stages and it will yield the attempt to explain the mode of echo origin. A few indications on how to minimize the echo formation as much as possible will be given.
Click to purchase paper or login as an AES member. If your company or school subscribes to the E-Library then switch to the institutional version. If you are not an AES member and would like to subscribe to the E-Library then Join the AES!
This paper costs $20 for non-members, $5 for AES members and is free for E-Library subscribers.