A - B Comparison

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by acmost9 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 4:45 pm

Thanks el_guitarrero.

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by guitarseller345645 » Sun Nov 12, 2017 11:28 pm

Very interesting, great playing.

Really can start Gassing about the 205 now.
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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by keithwwk » Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:23 am

I just relisten the music thru my friend AKG headphone which much more full and revealing than my tinny earphone. Guitar A do really give more definition produce clearer voices or color. Very interesting.
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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by dta721 » Mon Nov 13, 2017 3:17 am

keithwwk wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 1:23 am
I just relisten the music thru my friend AKG headphone which much more full and revealing than my tinny earphone. Guitar A do really give more definition produce clearer voices or color. Very interesting.
I was thinking about doing the same thing listening through headphone, then went for my real tower speakers via HDMI from laptop to the Marantz preamp, then to the power amp to drive the real speakers :) !

Wow, I now really enjoy Michael K performance on both guitars :okok: . Somehow, A guitar's treble is not too digital nor metallic, B guitar seems warmer but both are very enjoyable to my ears. I'll take either one any day :wink:

Thanks for the music, el_guitarrero!

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by Pat Dodson » Mon Nov 13, 2017 12:18 pm

I think the processing has an effect too. I was quite clear, like many here, that I preferred B when listening to the processed file (through a decent system.). When I listened to the unprocessed file though I was much happier with A than previously and found myself really stuck for making a choice; both sounded admirable (where previously I’d found A a bit strident and metallic.)

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by Laudiesdad69 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 12:53 am

I liked B the best. Hard to say for sure from a recording. A was clearer, but kind of dry sounding. B was rounder and warmer.

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by el_guitarrero » Thu Nov 16, 2017 9:59 pm

Thanks again for your comments, which are highly appreciated!

If anyone was unsure which one sounded better - I just got new toys for recording.... 2x Line Audio CM3 and an Audient ID14 Interface. This was the result. Again the same two guitars Paco Castillo 205 Cedar and Juan Hernandez Concierto Spruce. I am not that sure anymore which sounds better, this time Cedar is first, second is Spruce.
Feel free to give it a listen and leave your opinion.

https://soundcloud.com/use1414/test-cedar-vs-spruce

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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by Beowulf » Fri Nov 17, 2017 3:04 am

Cedar: Bell like tone, uniform sound

Spruce: Sweeter, greater tone colour variation
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Re: A - B Comparison

Post by el_guitarrero » Fri Nov 17, 2017 9:23 am

Thanks for your Input!

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