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Re: Subjective attenuation of low frequencies?
[regarding the reason bass sounds are perceived to diminish with repeated listening to a vinyl
|> We supposed that this was due to the mechanical
|> wear produced by
|> the stylus contacing the grooves of the disc, effectively
|> behaving like a
|> cutting lathe, shaving off the groove modulations (which are
|> biggest for
|> bass notes).
I realize that this is tangent to the question at hand, but...
This is counter-intuitive to me. The wearing of the groove should act as a smoothing operator,
effectively reducing the *high* frequency components, not the low frequency ones. Or am I missing
Christopher R. Volpe
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