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Old Sep 11, 2012, 04:38 AM
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Originally Posted by LiquidAcid View Post
Wow, such a wordy article and still missing the point. Nobody with a little knowledge is seriously going to argue that frequencies higher than 22kHz are inaudible to humans, thus 44.1kHz being sufficient for that purpose. What the author completely misses is that the available frequency rate is also important for how finely grained the stereo scape is represented as the frequency rate directly represents the accuracy of the timing of sounds. With monaural sound more rough time resolutions are fine, but as soon as one has multiple sounds and multiple outputs the time resolution affects the positioning of any sound in space, as that is felt through the tiniest of delay between different output sources.