[rollei_list] Re: OT: Vinyl and CD's

Hi Thor,

> Unfortunately, early CD's sounded harsh (poor converters and
> brickwall filters)

As well as poor playback equipment.  Until the introduction of oversampling
filters on CD players, they used third order filters, which have aliasing
issues.  With an oversampling filter, a first order filter can be used,
which removes the aliasing issue.

> ...and later ones largely fell prey to
> hypercompression.

Huh?  CDs are not compressed.

Regards,

Austin

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