An Investigation of the Sonic Differences Between Numerically Identical Compact Discs
It has been observed that CD media apparently containing identical data can have varying subjective sound qualities on replay. It is difficult to suggest a theoretical basis for this. The paper describes an analytical study of a variety of CD and CD-R media and players in an attempt to identify any differences and isolate their causes.
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