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near enough, does anyone actually purchase wav files?? i dont really see the reason for spending the additional money myself. 320 is suitable for large systems its as close to cd quality as you can get and you would have to have some picky ears to tell the difference, anything below gets a bit tinny, especially itunes stuff, but i still use these for smaller systems.
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how, if its set to import at 320 there should be no difference.


But does 1411 equal 320?
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Yeah I buy wavs. Sure, in some cases the difference is not that noticeable and it's not like I never play 320s (some releases don't offer wav, and netlabels are usually mp3), but it can be heard if you know what you're listening for. I might be picky about it but when it comes down to the music ... sound ... why wouldn't I want the highest possible quality available to me?

Sorry to take it off in the mp3 vs wav direction. Not even really sure what this thread is about...
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But does 1411 equal 320?

it does if you start with 320, which most download sites are set too, im not picky enough to warrant the extra spenditure. sounds fine on Funktion 1's which is good enough for me. But yeah this has wavered off a bit, (hooohaaaa awesome pun)
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import the songs into itunes (make sure it is set to import to 320kbps)

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it does if you start with 320


I'm confused. You were talking about importing songs into iTunes 'set to to import to 320kbps', weren't you?

The import setting only affects ripped CDs and the 'convert selection to' option, not d/l tracks dropped into the library.

I recognize that most d/l sites don't offer beyond 320 kbps, and I don't see that being the case forever. It's an absolute disgrace that sites offer less than that with no option for better quality.
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is it bad to convert mp3 files to wav files using audacity.. ?

does it make the sound quality much better for playin out and stuff
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u wana answer the question buddy im actually using xilisoft to convert the files.
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is it bad to convert mp3 files to wav files using audacity.. ?

does it make the sound quality much better for playin out and stuff



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but arent mp3 files compressed and then uncompressed usin this program into wav files ?
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You've gotta lot of learning to do:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mp3

Your cd burning software should convert the mp3s to wav format if you burn it as an audio disk.

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i cant find that ''embed song titles' in itunes to make the song title come up on the cdjs.
there is a box that says 'include cd text' is that the one ?

You got it...tick the box...should be in 'preferences'...
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I'm confused. You were talking about importing songs into iTunes 'set to to import to 320kbps', weren't you?

The import setting only affects ripped CDs and the 'convert selection to' option, not d/l tracks dropped into the library.

I recognize that most d/l sites don't offer beyond 320 kbps, and I don't see that being the case forever. It's an absolute disgrace that sites offer less than that with no option for better quality.

yeah true, on that one, why is it that dowloaded tunes dont convert to the nominated bit rate? id definitley play the original cd over a compressed file thats for sure. it is kinda shit that you just cant buy wav files for the price of mp3's.
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Ok why was I abused and this kid the biggest twat I think I have ever seen. Not coping anything, he is clearly not done any research on any thing.
Is playing a shitty genre because that’s what the "in" style currently though the commercial world well it’s out now but you know what I mean.
He is clearly stealing his music rather than paying for it. Using an excuses that I thort was ok but it isn’t.

Get a Job do some research and get some ethics.
I understand that I was stealing some of my music before a similar tread were I was abused in. but I didn’t ask stupid questions with out researching or using my head before I asked.

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Ok why was I abused and this kid the biggest twat I think I have ever seen. Not coping anything, he is clearly not done any research on any thing.
Is playing a shitty genre because thatís what the "in" style currently though the commercial world well itís out now but you know what I mean.
He is clearly stealing his music rather than paying for it. Using an excuses that I thort was ok but it isnít.

Get a Job do some research and get some ethics.
I understand that I was stealing some of my music before a similar tread were I was abused in. but I didnít ask stupid questions with out researching or using my head before I asked.


we've all been there mate. relax. he will learn. just like you did.
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just answer it man

I shouldn't have blamed the course. You're just a moron.
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so did all you guys start out being awesome djs?
you started off knowing everything hey?
this is my research. im on this forum asking questions and learning. no need to be assholes about it.
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so did all you guys start out being awesome djs?
you started off knowing everything hey?
this is my research. im on this forum asking questions and learning. no need to be assholes about it.


as much as there could be some truth in what your saying, telling other ITMers to "just answer it man" might not be the best thing for you on ur 11th post.
other than that welcome to ITM.
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so did all you guys start out being awesome djs?
you started off knowing everything hey?
this is my research. im on this forum asking questions and learning. no need to be assholes about it.

Lesson 1 in being an awesome DJ:
http://www.inthemix.com.au/forum/search.php

Feel free to research and learn from the forums, but don't convince yourself that nobody else has asked the same questions as you before.. chances are they've been asked numerous times.
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so did all you guys start out being awesome djs?
you started off knowing everything hey?
this is my research. im on this forum asking questions and learning. no need to be assholes about it.



Donít ask stupid questions your doing it right now.
This ISNT RESEACH, research is going doing things like googling it, or searching forum for your answers. Then if you donít find an answerer then you ask then donít be a smart ass about getting bad response. The asshole thing is just ITM. by asking questions strait out by looking in to it you wont learn as much as reading through stuff that my not directly be relevant but will be useful.

I pretty sure is tells you in the terms and conditions that you are not to post unless you have searched. For this tread you should have your account suspended. For not following to the terms and conditions.

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Donít ask stupid questions your doing it right now.
This ISNT RESEACH, research is going doing things like googling it, or searching forum for your answers. Then if you donít find an answerer then you ask then donít be a smart ass about getting bad response. The asshole thing is just ITM. by asking questions strait out by looking in to it you wont learn as much as reading through stuff that my not directly be relevant but will be useful.

I pretty sure is tells you in the terms and conditions that you are not to post unless you have searched. For this tread you should have your account suspended. For not following to the terms and conditions.

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Dont know what you changed but thanks also and the first "is" is ment to be a it

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looks like choppy is using spell check now.... *yay*

although his posts still don't make sense
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I’m not using spell check, just slowing down what I say. Yes I need to make shit, make more sense.

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how the fuck can you not spell genre, but can spell suspended than

opps wait, you also used the wrong straight.
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As I have explained some were else. I spell " Eorgraficly " (some really hard word to spell way). This basically means I spell words only by “sounding out”. There for missing a lot of the hidden rules in English. Do not ask me how but this is caused by my hearing problem I have.

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your so hardcore bracko.
paying out people with hearing problems. geez thats rough.
gee that hurts. ouch. gee.
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Geez this thread is full of a bunch of piss wining idiots.

Edit - I bet y'all could gang together and have a big orgy?

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Geez this thread is full of a bunch of piss wining idiots.

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how the fuck can you not spell genre, but can spell suspended than

opps wait, you also used the wrong straight.

You used the wrong 'then'

Sensical Grammar directly correlates to dj skills and all round uberness
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I burn each track to its own cd and treat it like a record. yes it means I carry a shitload of disks around but thats just how I roll. otherwise i dont know what the fuck is going on - sometimes I will cue the wrong track if I have more than a couple on a cd and then it is all over red rover.

I play mostly vinyl anyway so not too weighed down with cds yet.
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I burn each track to its own cd and treat it like a record.

does you use a laser stylus on them?

*lightbulb flash*

how fuckin good would a laser stylus be?
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they do exist!

http://www.elpj.com/

and I also only buy in wav format as well. even though you pay a bit extra i dont want to have to learn the hard way by a tune sounding shit on a big system.
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buy those cds that look like vinyl, makes you look like your playing vinyl but really ur not


i know the ones you mean they are verbatim.

i have some of them they are the shitest cd's ever. bar laser cd's.

haha you'd need clear glass made cdj's so the public can see the "vinyl" cds spinning on the inside.. haha then you'd be no. 1
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laser stylus do exist, but its ridicoulously expensive.
anyway.
if your question didn't get answered.
mp3 = lossy
wav = uncompressed.

mp3 does not equal wav. as when mp3 is compressed some audio data is throw out never to be regained. but 320 cbr mp3 is as good as wav to our ears, human hearing cannot tell the difference between the 2.

in saying this. if you buy a cd rip it onto your computer using a properly setup EAC. if you buy tracks off the internet as wav just drop them into your music player.
DO NOT CONVERT THEM TO MP3
now everytime u burn them to a cd, they will be lossless (as .wav's) on the cd. capice?
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any more suggestions to putting my music on cds and how i shud go about it ?
i dont want to put 1 song per cd because that would take too long i think
would 10 songs per cd be the maximum or perfect ?
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there is no right or wrong answer.
1 track to 1 cd is being a whore.
fill up the whole cd and you could forget whats on there (unless u properly reference them)
i still say 1 release = 1 cd.
in saying that i bet you don't buy whole relases. actually, i bet you don't buy ur music at all ahaha
so in conclusion: you might as well do as many as u can genre by genre, make sure u burn 2 of each cd. and make sure u someone print off whats on each cd.
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another quick question.. my speakers which are connected to my dj gear tend to make a fuzzy static noise when i put the volume high . any ideas? cud it be the cause of dust ?
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another quick question.. my speakers which are connected to my dj gear tend to make a fuzzy static noise when i put the volume high . any ideas? cud it be the cause of dust ?

does it do it only when its playing?
could be dust in groove, worn stylus, magnetic interference, bad earth, bad lead, bad amp or behringer.
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