AES E-Library

AES E-Library

Assessment of the Quality of Digital Audio Reproduction Devices by Panels of Listeners of Different Professional Profiles

Document Thumbnail

A series of experiments has been conducted, where different panels of listeners assessed the quality of some selected digital audio reproduction devices. The quality of the devices covered a very wide range, from budget MP3 players through to a professional high resolution digital-to-analog conversion system. The main goal of this research was to investigate whether panels of listeners of different professional profiles are able to give different evaluations of the sound quality. Some interesting results have been obtained.

AES Convention: Paper Number:
Publication Date:

Click to purchase paper as a non-member 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 $33 for non-members and is free for AES members and E-Library subscribers.

Learn more about the AES E-Library

E-Library Location:

Start a discussion about this paper!

AES - Audio Engineering Society