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The Audiophile Voice review

Review of 2 BURWEN BOBCAT software products, April 2012: Burwen Bobcat Tone Balancer & True Music Software – Bascom H. King – The Audiophile Voice, Vol 15, 1  http://theaudiophilevoice.com/

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Appreciated in Japan

Yoshihiro Sasaki, author of the Japanese book, “Enjoy superb sound audio on a PC”  http://bitly.com/JhWnyQ?r=bb wrote his story of BURWEN BOBCAT, Dick Burwen, and Mark Levinson at http://vaiopocket.seesaa.net/article/265415559.html Use Google Translate to see it in English.

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Sound Improvement – Real, Imagined, or Fraud.pdf

A lot of audio equipment sells based on the power of expectation. Even Dick Burwen has sometimes deceived himself into hearing what is not there. Some products make real sound improvement and some make imagined improvement. Many high end products just make a slight difference in frequency response that can be done better with an equalizer. Beware of two classes of products that just waste your money. Continue reading

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Sound Improvement – Real, Imagined, or Fraud.mp3

A lot of audio equipment sells based on the power of expectation. Even Dick Burwen has sometimes deceived himself into hearing what is not there. Some products make real sound improvement and some make imagined improvements. Many high end products just make a slight difference in frequency response that can be done better with an equalizer. Beware of two classes of products that just waste your money. Continue reading

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Frequency Response Is Most Important.pdf

Frequency response is by far THE most important characteristic of your sound system. Dick Burwen found that your ears are sensitive to tenths of a dB. Make your speakers and program material sound a lot better by applying high frequency ambiance to produce thousands of ripples in the frequency response in combination with very fine tuned equalization. Continue reading

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Frequency Response Is Most Important.mp3

Frequency response is by far THE most important characteristic of your sound system. Dick Burwen found that your ears are sensitive to tenths of a dB. Make your speakers and program material sound a lot better by applying high frequency ambiance to produce thousands of ripples in the frequency response in combination with very fine tuned equalization. Continue reading

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Make MP3s Sound Better Than CDs.mp3

Dick Burwen explains two types of frequency response – smooth and rippled. Audio electronics, tone controls, and equalizers have smooth response. What your ear really wants to hear is rippled response produced by reverberation at extreme high frequencies, way above existing real or artificial reverberation. It makes instruments sound musical and reduces high frequency imperfections in CDs and MP3s. The trend of the frequency response curve is equally important and should be tuned to within 0.1 decibel.
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Make MP3s Sound Better Than CDs.pdf

Dick Burwen explains two types of frequency response – smooth and rippled. Audio electronics, tone controls, and equalizers have smooth response. What your ear really wants to hear is rippled response produced by reverberation at extreme high frequencies, way above existing real or artificial reverberation. It makes instruments sound musical and reduces high frequency imperfections in CDs and MP3s. The trend of the frequency response curve is equally important and should be tuned to within 0.1 decibel. Continue reading

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