[bookcourier] Re: Audible content quality info

Thank you Holly. I will give them a go.
...Bruce

On Tue Apr 12  3:14 , Holly Anderson <holly@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> sent:

>I think for spoken word stuff its fine.  Its not cd quality, but you really 
>don't need that for spoken word stuff.  I've never had any trouble with the 
>sound quality personally.
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>I really love the audible service, and would definitely recommend it.
>Holly
>At 07:08 PM 4/11/2005, you wrote:
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>>Greg,
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>>I found this statement on the web. I can't vouch for its accuracy:
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>>"The used codecs are MP3 at 32 kbps/mono for their highest available
>>quality, Sony HAC (Hearing Aid Compatibility, used in Sony's IC Recorder)
>>and ACELP at 16 kbps/mono as well as ACELP at 8 and 4 kbps/mono."
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>>I'm thinking of subscribing to Audible (if we are allowed to from the UK)
>>and would be pleased to hear people's comments on the sound quality.
>>
>>Thanks...Bruce
>>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Greg Epley" gregepley@xxxxxxxxxx>
>>To: bookcourier@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>Sent: Monday, April 11, 2005 11:02 PM
>>Subject: [bookcourier] Audible content quality info
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>>Does anyone know the MP3 sampling rates used for Audible content?  I can't
>>seem to find that info anywhere on Audible.com now.  I'm not a member but
>>have had significant experience ripping audio books I purchased to MP3 for
>>listening on an MP3 capable CD player.  I'm wanting to compare and contrast
>>Audible's content against that.  What I'm looking for is something like
>>"High quality files are 64Kbit/s, 22,050 Hz, Mono".
>>P.S. - BookCourier tip: To aid in remembering the orientation of the
>>batteries, attach small pieces of tape or self-adhesive tactile dots to the
>>inside of the battery door in a way that's meaningful for you.  The tape or
>>dots can be easily removed with a little WD-40, then washed with soap and
>>rinsed under cool water to clean the battery door with no evidence the aid
>>was ever there (in case of BC replacement).
>>-Greg
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