An Estimation of Annoyance Caused by Dropouts in Magnetically Recorded Music
Both audibility and subjective appreciation of dropouts in magnetic recordings of music were estimated in a series of listening experiments in which the most vulnerable situation was simulated: the type of music, the playback conditions as well as the highly discriminating listeners cooperated to yield high annoyance ratings. In this way -worst case- (or true high fidelity) criteria have been obtained.
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