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Re: Looperlative LP1 - sample rate

> Well, I'd definitely be interested in less sample/loop time to secure 
> higher
> sampling rates up to 192kbps!  From what I read, the Looperlative has 
> lots
> of memory. I imagine heat and power consumption may become issues...

I think you might be confusing straight PCM digital audio sample rates 
and MP3 conversion rates. The current sample rate of Looperlative is 
48k (48,000 samples per second) which is already higher than a 
commercial CD (although I would vote for it being the same a commercial 
CD). This in theory should reproduce frequencies up to 24 kilohertz 
already. To put that into some perspective most guitar cabinets start 
to roll off around 8k. Ignoring for the valid arguments about bone 
conduction etc, its pretty safe to say that any guy that has been in a 
rock band for a few years do not hear much about 15k, and even those of 
us that have taken pretty good care of our ears do not really hear much 
about 20k, if even that.

A sampling rate of 192k would reproduce frequencies up to about 96k,  
beyond what a dog could hear. as a live performance tool I would gladly 
take the extra time ('cuase I am one of those long droney loopers ;-)

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