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#406 +Medfordite

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:00

Oddly, over the years, my hearing tastes have changed. When I was in my 20's and Early 30's (Almost 40 now), if I heard something that came out of laptop speakers, tiny cheap speakers, or poor quality speakers, I would turn it off, or do everything in my power to fix the sound. I even used to run an 8 channel sound mixer and sometimes 16 channel for my church back then and always had postive feedback on how good it sounded.

Now days, I guess I have older and probably more used to lesser quality sound, because I will sometimes find myself happy to just have any music coming out of 'tin can' speakers not to say though that I don't appreciate good sound. :)

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Dot Matrix - your accent lighting is pretty cool! What are you using to do this?


#407 Arceles

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:05

Oddly, over the years, my hearing tastes have changed. When I was in my 20's and Early 30's (Almost 40 now), if I heard something that came out of laptop speakers, tiny cheap speakers, or poor quality speakers, I would turn it off, or do everything in my power to fix the sound. I even used to run an 8 channel sound mixer and sometimes 16 channel for my church back then and always had postive feedback on how good it sounded.

Now days, I guess I have older and probably more used to lesser quality sound, because I will sometimes find myself happy to just have any music coming out of 'tin can' speakers not to say though that I don't appreciate good sound. :)


Guess I'm still in my 20's... will give you feedback at 40's!

#408 Gabotrilius

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:17

I forgot about good speakers when I got my first laptop. I just press Play and, if I want to, just use the headphones, which are very good. If I'm working or something, the music just come from the tiny speakers of my 13 inch MacBook Pro.

#409 remixedcat

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:19

I can hear beyond normal frequencies.... on the upper end around 28khz-32Khz.

#410 Anibal P

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:27

Oddly, over the years, my hearing tastes have changed. When I was in my 20's and Early 30's (Almost 40 now), if I heard something that came out of laptop speakers, tiny cheap speakers, or poor quality speakers, I would turn it off, or do everything in my power to fix the sound. I even used to run an 8 channel sound mixer and sometimes 16 channel for my church back then and always had postive feedback on how good it sounded.

Now days, I guess I have older and probably more used to lesser quality sound, because I will sometimes find myself happy to just have any music coming out of 'tin can' speakers not to say though that I don't appreciate good sound. :)

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Dot Matrix - your accent lighting is pretty cool! What are you using to do this?


I'm the other way around, as I get older (40) sound quality is becoming more important, it's so bad I rather watch a movie on my PC than the TV because for now my PC speakers are tons better than the builtin crappy speakers on our TV, and I'm a FLAC fanatic

#411 Arceles

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 03:38

I'm the other way around, as I get older (40) sound quality is becoming more important, it's so bad I rather watch a movie on my PC than the TV because for now my PC speakers are tons better than the builtin crappy speakers on our TV, and I'm a FLAC fanatic


Another lossless fanatic here too, all my music library is in either FLAC or APE, sometimes tta or tak, being a bit presumptuous I can tell the difference between a MP3 320 VBR file and a lossless one, but not from ogg or "mp4" (audio part)

#412 remixedcat

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 08:27

I most of mine in vbr v0 or v2 .mp3 for my phone and desktop gets higher bit rates, however most of my music is purchased downloads and most of those don't give you flac or I pay a little less for 320 or whatever.

#413 abysal

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 09:00

Slight update:

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#414 remixedcat

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:03

You got a nice camera how much did you pay for it?

#415 vetStephen

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:29

Here is my home office at the moment, nice and simple:
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Is that a University Of Huddersfield graduate I see?

#416 Zimmyantz

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 11:35

@Stephen: It is indeed, got two courses from there and the misses who I met at Uni had one, all on display.

#417 tsupersonic

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Posted 04 September 2012 - 13:42

I'm the other way around, as I get older (40) sound quality is becoming more important, it's so bad I rather watch a movie on my PC than the TV because for now my PC speakers are tons better than the builtin crappy speakers on our TV, and I'm a FLAC fanatic

This is the reason why you get a home theater (surround sound)...I love my Klipsch Promedia 2.1 for my desktop, but there's just nothing like a LED TV + Blu-ray + 5.1 surround sound...For that reason, I generally dont watch anything on my desktop. I'll just stream my files from my desktop to the TV.

#418 spikey_richie

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 19:44

Are any of the images on here stolen from this thread?

#419 TTGSteve

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Posted 08 September 2012 - 23:52

You guys have some wicked set ups! I'm seriously going to have to post one of mine as soon as I get finished moving. Also, that LED ambient lighting is awesome, as well.

#420 Brandon C.

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Posted 18 September 2012 - 23:50

I moved into a new apartment about a month ago and now I finally got my office set back up.
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My wife's iMac.
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