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FLAC / Re: EAC to FLAC single file add unwanted wrong tag
Last post by korth -
http://wiki.hydrogenaud.io/index.php?title=EAC_Options#Tools
Do you have  'Use CD-Text information in CUE sheet generation' checked?
If not, add the check.
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General Audio / Re: Can I use alufoil as a cable shield ?
Last post by bennetng -
Or just use the jack on the motherboard, with an optional 3.5mm extension cable.
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I have a PC chassis where the little front output for headphones are connected to the motherboard by a unshielded cables and it seems to pickup some annoying noise on it. i am considering to do an DIY solutions

- unmount the cable and wrap it in household alu foil
- connect a small wire from the alu foil to the chassis

hoping to create a grounded shield. Am I totally in the wrong here ?

Why not pick up a few feet of actual shielded cable?
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First post! Howdy all.
I'm having an issue with ripping cds that have songs with the same name. As an example, I have a bunch of blues cds and lots of those have songs that share a name, like "Stormy Monday". How do I deal with that, other than skipping the rip or replacing the first version?
I know I can change the name before the rip starts, but I don't always realize that I have a song with that name already.
Thanks for any help  
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General Audio / Re: Can I use alufoil as a cable shield ?
Last post by saratoga -
hoping to create a grounded shield. Am I totally in the wrong here ?

Very unlikely to help because:

1)  Good RF shielding requires tight, highly conductive enclosures, while foil is very thin and rarely wraps air-tight around a cable.
2)  The problem is probably not RF pick up through the air, but line noise coupling in through the power traces on the motherboard. 

I suggest just getting a sound card or using a low sensitivity pair of headphones until the next time you upgrade your motherboard.
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FLAC / Re: EAC to FLAC single file add unwanted wrong tag
Last post by Bert -
Thank you all. I tried with only "-5  %source%" as the command line options.
The .flac file is now clean and only 2 MB larger at a filesize of 440 MB than with -8 as compression factor.
Unfortunately the tracktitles are gone in the .cue file.

REM GENRE Pop
REM DATE 2000
REM DISCID 49111018
REM COMMENT "ExactAudioCopy v1.3"
FILE "Dr. Hook & The Medicine Show - The Very Best Of.flac" WAVE
  TRACK 01 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 00:00:00
  TRACK 02 AUDIO
    INDEX 01 03:51:15

So I miss the TITLE and PERFORMER per track in the .cue now.
My mediaplayer need this info of course.


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General Audio / Can I use alufoil as a cable shield ?
Last post by sven_Bent -
I have a PC chassis where the little front output for headphones are connected to the motherboard by a unshielded cables and it seems to pickup some annoying noise on it. i am considering to do an DIY solutions

- unmount the cable and wrap it in household alu foil
- connect a small wire from the alu foil to the chassis

hoping to create a grounded shield. Am I totally in the wrong here ?
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0.1% THD is the usual limit. Even that requires somewhat atypical conditions.

Two approaches to possibly making 0.03% THD audible are:

(1) Very high order nonlinear distortion

(2) Crossover distortion.

Both are very uncommon in good modern gear, and come pretty close to being excluded middle arguments.  The second approach might be more fruitful.
Thanks! This is the answer I've been looking for, and curious about after reading through this messy thread lol
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3rd Party Plugins - (fb2k) / Re: foo_run 0.3.7
Last post by davideleo -
I have found that with the component foo_openurl you actually can open the embedded URL of an album or another link in the browser. This is what I wanted to do in the first place so is a sort of workaround perfect for me because I copy the URL of the releases and paste it on the MP3.

In order to work you need to add URL as a field and not a customized one.

If you have a URL tag, you can still use foo_run: just write the tag name in percent signs and it will work exactly like foo_openurl


File not found both, ty anyways. I guess is a lost battle when I come to writing code.

I don't think copying and pasting code should be a problem. I believe the "bug" is rather in the metadata. My code, for example, cannot work if you don't have a %release type% tag or if your %artist% tag is not multivalue. Code must be adapted to your own way of tagging. What you could do is check the actual url of the rateyourmusic page, and compare it with the one generated by the run_service command. This is how I put the code together, failure after failure.